TreeAshland Open Space Committee

Announcements

Upcoming regular meetings
August 12, September 9

All meetings are held at 7:30 PM in Town Hall on Main Street, lower level, unless otherwise indicated.

Public Forum re DCR Land Transfer to FSU
Date: July 29, 2014 (Tuesday)
Time: 7 to 9pm
Place: Ashland Public Library, 66 Front Street, Ashland

Join us for an informative public forum where representatives from the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and Framingham State University (FSU) will discuss the proposed transfer of state-owned land in Ashland and Framingham to FSU. Click here for more information.

Open Space and Recreation Plan
You can reference the text and selected maps from the Ashland Open Space and Recreation Plan (106 MB, will take a few minutes !!).

Weston Nurseries — Ashland Votes to Purchase 30+ Acres
Spring 2007 Town Meeting voted to purchase the Ashland part of the Weston Nurseries land. The purchase of this land is important to preserve open space, including the town's only public water supply.

For more information, see our Weston Nurseries Land page or the Town web site.


Ducks at Ashland State Park
Lady Slipper at Ashland State Park

Mission

The Ashland Open Space Committee aims to preserve and maintain areas in Ashland, Massachusetts and provide opportunities for its residents to enjoy the natural environment.

  • Established, mapped, and continues to maintain the Ashland trail system.
  • Works to acquire, and advocates for the protection of, open space.
  • Is leading the creation of the Open Space and Recreation Plan for submittal to the town and state.

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