The Natural Resources Department has the following responsibilities:
Administers the daily workload of the Conservation Commission
Acts as the Community Preservation Committee contact and negotiator and is entrusted with developing and implementing conservation land management strategies (including trail development and wildlife habitat diversification)
Enforcing the Town Wetlands Bylaw, Wetlands Protection Act
Alewife (herring) run development and management
Oil spill response
Enforcing other environmental laws and regulations including:
The following publications are available at the Natural Resources Department:
"Town of Sandwich Conservation Lands Map (currently out of print)"
"Sandwich - A Guide to the Wetland Protection Act"
"Town of Sandwich Conservation and Recreation Land - Trail Map"