Showing posts with label conservation agent. Show all posts
Showing posts with label conservation agent. Show all posts

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

2023 OSRP Focus Group Meeting - Municipal Recreation Facilities and Parks (ADA Compliance Included) - Thursday Jan 26

2023 OSRP Focus Group Meeting - Municipal Recreation Facilities and Parks (ADA Compliance Included) 

- Thursday Jan 26 - 6 PM

The Conservation Commission will hold its second Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP) focus group meeting this Thursday, January 26 at 6 PM

In case you'll miss the meeting or would like further discussion, you are also invited to attend OSRP Office Hours Friday, January 27 between 10 and 11 AM in the third floor training room at Town Hall. 

Bring your ideas and see you there!

Shared from -> https://www.franklinma.gov/conservation/news/2023-osrp-focus-group-meeting-municipal-recreation-facilities-and-parks-ada

Town of Franklin begins planning to update the Open Space and Recreation Plan
Town of Franklin begins planning to update the Open Space and Recreation Plan

Monday, January 23, 2023

The Town of Franklin Open Space & Recreation Plan Overview with Breeka Li Goodlander (audio)

 FM #922 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 922 in the series. 

This session of the radio show shares my introductory conversation with the Town of Franklin Conservation Agent Breka Li Goodlander, CWS, PWS. We had our conversation via conference bridge.  


This session we spend time talking about the Open Space & Recreation Plan (OSRP) now being updated

  • OSRP is part of the Master Plan, a plan for a plan

  • Inventory of open space & recreation assets

  • Input from community to build plan, feedback from community on plan draft

  • Series of focus groups, public forums, survey, etc. used to gather the input


The conversation runs about 16 minutes. Let’s listen to my conversation with Breeka Li. Audio file -> https://franklin-ma-matters.captivate.fm/episode/fm-922-town-of-franklin-open-space-recreation-plan-overview-01-12-23



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Open Space & Recreation plan update  https://www.franklinma.gov/conservation/pages/2023-open-space-and-recreation-plan-update 


Open Space and Recreation Update Launch Video  https://youtu.be/D4Xxuw3k4Z8


Schedule of focus group meetings, follow up office hours, public forums, etc. ->  https://www.franklinma.gov/conservation/news/case-you-missed-it-2023-osrp-first-focus-group-meeting-sports-and-rec-programming


Mass Gov OSRP website: https://www.mass.gov/service-details/open-space-and-recreation-plans


OSRP Masswoods handbook: https://masswoods.org/sites/masswoods.org/files/pdf-doc-ppt/Open%20Space%20Handbook.pdf


Mass Open Space Network: https://www.massopenspace.org/ (Many free, introductory webinars for homeowners re: Open Space, estate planning, Chapter 61, etc.)


Conservation page ->  https://www.franklinma.gov/conservation 


Contact info ->  Conservation Agent/Natural Resource Protection Manager

(508) 520-4847


For project updates and other Conservation related news and information, you may subscribe for Conservation updates  https://www.franklinma.gov/subscribe 


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We are now producing this in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Franklin Public Radio (wfpr.fm) or 102.9 on the Franklin area radio dial.  


This podcast is my public service effort for Franklin but we can't do it alone. We can always use your help.


How can you help?

  • If you can use the information that you find here, please tell your friends and neighbors

  • If you don't like something here, please let me know


Through this feedback loop we can continue to make improvements. I thank you for listening.


For additional information, please visit Franklinmatters.org/ or www.franklin.news/


If you have questions or comments you can reach me directly at shersteve @ gmail dot com


The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.


I hope you enjoy!

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You can also subscribe and listen to Franklin Matters audio on iTunes or your favorite podcast app; search in "podcasts" for "Franklin Matters"


Town of Franklin begins planning to update the Open Space and Recreation Plan
Town of Franklin begins planning to update the Open Space and Recreation Plan

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Intro to the Town of Franklin Conservation Agent: Breeka Li Goodlander (audio)

FM #920 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 920 in the series. 


This session of the radio show shares my introductory conversation with the Town of Franklin Conservation Agent Breeka Li Goodlander, CWS, PWS. We had our conversation via conference bridge.  


Topics for this session

  • Background on Breeka Li’s road to Franklin

  • Role of a Conservation Agent; protection of wetlands, etc.

  • Beaver institute training underway

  • Liaison for community on potential issues with management of open space & wetlands, invasive species, 100-200 foot guidelines

  • Typical day of an agent: office work, field work & lots of liaison work


The conversation runs about 13 minutes. Let’s listen to my conversation with Breeka Li


Audio file -> https://franklin-ma-matters.captivate.fm/episode/fm-920-town-of-franklin-intro-to-our-conservation-agent-01-12-23



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Conservation page ->  https://www.franklinma.gov/conservation 


Contact info ->  Conservation Agent/Natural Resource Protection Manager

(508) 520-4847


Open Space & Recreation plan update  https://www.franklinma.gov/conservation/pages/2023-open-space-and-recreation-plan-update 


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We are now producing this in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Franklin Public Radio (wfpr.fm) or 102.9 on the Franklin area radio dial.  


This podcast is my public service effort for Franklin but we can't do it alone. We can always use your help.


How can you help?

  • If you can use the information that you find here, please tell your friends and neighbors

  • If you don't like something here, please let me know


Through this feedback loop we can continue to make improvements. I thank you for listening.


For additional information, please visit Franklinmatters.org/ or www.franklin.news/


If you have questions or comments you can reach me directly at shersteve @ gmail dot com


The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.


I hope you enjoy!

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You can also subscribe and listen to Franklin Matters audio on iTunes or your favorite podcast app; search in "podcasts" for "Franklin Matters"


Town of Franklin Conservation Agent: Breeka Li Goodlander
 Town of Franklin Conservation Agent: Breeka Li Goodlander (LinkedIn profile photo)