Conservation Commission

Under the State of Maine's authorization (30 MRSA Section 3851), the Kennebunk Conservation Commission’s primary goal is to protect and promote the natural resources of the Town of Kennebunk and improve its ecological integrity and wildlife diversity. The Commission is additionally responsible for protecting Kennebunk’s open space by ensuring compliance with the goals stated in the town’s official Open Space Plan and Maps enacted by the voters in 2004, and ensuring compliance with the town’s comprehensive plan and zoning ordinances. The Commission also coordinates conservation efforts with local land trusts and similar environmental organizations.

The Commission works to protect environmentally sensitive lands within Kennebunk’s two watersheds as well as coastal areas through a variety of projects, including an effort to reduce the use of pesticides in the town and testing the quality of Kennebunk’s river and coastal waters.

View the mission statement and goals of the Conservation Commission. 
The Conservation Commission meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. on the 3rd floor of Town Hall. All meetings are posted in Town Hall and on the Meeting Calendar.
Name Title Term Expires
Ellen Wolf Chair 2018
Nicholas Branchina Vice Chair 2019
Todd Bridgeo Member 2019
Grace Cain Member 2020
Jennifer Shack Member 2020
Vacant Alternate Member 2018
Vacant Alternate Member 2018
David Smith Associate Member n/a
Shiloh Schulte Selectman Liaison  

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  1. Christopher J. Osterrieder, P.E.

    Director of Community Development, Town Engineer
    Phone: (207) 985-2102 ext. 1337

  2. Beverly Staples

    Administrative Assistant
    Phone: (207) 985-2102 ext. 1303

  3. Community Development

    Physical Address
    Kennebunk Town Hall, Second Floor
    1 Summer St.
    Kennebunk, ME 04043

    Phone: (207) 985-2102 ext. 1303
    Fax: (207) 985-4609

    Location: Second Floor

    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Agendas & Minutes

  1. Agendas are posted prior to the meeting and listed on the home page calendar and on the Town Clerk's bulletin board in the lobby of the 2nd floor of Town Hall. Minutes are posted with the corresponding agenda once approved.