TreeAshland Open Space Committee


Upcoming regular meetings
February 10, March 10

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

Public Forum On the Update of Ashland’s OPEN SPACE AND RECREATION PLAN
Date: November 12, 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 7 to 9pm
Place: Ashland Public Library, 66 Front Street, Ashland

As we start to update the town's Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP), the Open Space and Recreation Committee wants your input in reviewing and updating the plan's goals and objectives. We'll share what's been accomplished so far and ask you for your future priorities. 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


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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