Conservation Commission Events

All Conservation Commission programs can be viewed at the LCC YouTube channel by clicking  HERE

As events related to the Conservation Commission are scheduled, they will appear on this page. Please check back often or refer to the Conservation Commission page for further information. You may also get a list of members on the Directory page under the TOWN pulldown menu.


Please join us for this Zoom presentation* on October 6 at 7 p.m. when Wetlands
Ecologist Rebecca Chalmers talks all things wetland.  We’ll all learn about this important habitat as we find out:

  • Why are wetlands important for people, wildlife and water quality?
  • What are Vermont’s wetland regulations? What are the responsibilities for landowners
    with wetlands on their properties? How can you report a concern?
  • What support is there for enhancing or conserving wetlands, or participating in mapping
    and iNaturalist for those wanting to get involved with wetlands? 

The program happens on Thursday, October 6 at 7 p.m. Please see below for the complete instructions for joining by computer or telephone.

Rebecca Chalmers, M.S. is District Wetlands Ecologist in the Wetlands Program of the
Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation

*Join Zoom Meeting

With your computer:

With your phone:   646 931 3860  (use Meeting ID: 822 4598 4275)


Habitat loss from human encroachment is one of the principal reasons our pollinators are disappearing.  Join us and we talk about creating a habitat for our dwindling bee population and other pollinators.  We’ll also discuss how Londonderry is participating in Bee the Change’s statewide pollinator program


  • Date and Time:  Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 7pm 
  • Speaker: Patrick Kitchen,Director of Operations and Marketing
    Bee the Change

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VERNAL POOLS: Wicked Big Puddles or Critical Wildlife Habitat?

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Conservation Biologist Steve Faccio from the Vermont Center for Ecostudies will take us on a tour of vernal pools, the temporary pools and puddles found throughout Vermont.  Do you want to know about all those peeps, quacks, grunts, clicks and trills you hear on a spring night? Come find out as Steve explores vernal pools, highlighting those noisy frogs and colorful salamanders. Learn about the ecology of these small, short-lived wetlands and the roles they play in our forest ecosystems. 

Date and Time:  Thursday, April 29th at 7pm.  

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  • Date and Time:  Thursday, April 15, 2022 at 7pm (NEW DATE)
  • Speakers: Marie Caduto – Watershed Coordinator, Vermont Dept. of Environmental Conservation
    Leal Will – Regional Fisheries Biologist, Vermont Fish & Wildlife Dept.

In this month’s virtual presentation we’ll dive into the Mill Pond.  We’ll find out a bit about its history and a lot about what lives there and how the it is shaped by river and man.


  • Speaker:  Chris Schadler, MS, The Coyote Project
  • Date and Time:  Thursday March 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm
Join us for  a virtual presentation, “What’s Up With Those Wily Coyotes?” with conservation biologist Chris Schadler. Chris will tell us all about our tricky neighbors, immediately followed by a question and answer session.  

We’ll find out:

  • How they live among us but are rarely seen
  • How they have  survived and thrived despite human eradication efforts
  • The ecological benefits of the coyote population
  • How to coexist with the coyote 

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