Harrisville Conservation Commission


Wednesday, November 3, 2021 7:00 PM

Town Hall & zoom from https://harrisvillenh.org/

  1. Agenda & Minutes – Review / approve 
  2. Creating Interpretive Trail Signage
    1. Guests Brett Thelen & Andrea Polizos
    2. Who & How to identify and describe areas of ecological value, plants & animal habitat
    3. Type of information to post / where to post
    4. Prioritizing trail efforts – North Pond Trail as pilot? Others? 
  1. Recycling Center educational support
    1. Progress Report of Selectboard Recycling Committee
    2. Further HCC efforts on hold pending direction of Selectboard
      1. signage, educational outreach, focus on kids, the importance of breaking down boxes and sorting prior to visiting the facility, and safe queuing and traffic flow 
  1. Shoreland PBN for Community Church (see attachment)
    1. Building permit and HDC application – relocate handicapped access ramp to new entry door on rear of building & remodel Fellowship Hall 
  1. Japanese Knotweed Removal
    1. Time to review and reconsider?
    2. Glyphosate and herbicides –
      1. risk vs hazard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GwVTdsnN1E
      2. Glyphosate risk vs Hazard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbBkB81ySxQ
  1. Reports on actions of other town committees and environmental groups (5-10 minutes)
    1. Selectboard
    2. Planning Board
    3. Zoning Board of Adjustment
    4. Historic District Commission
    5. Trails
    6. Historic Harrisville
    7. Community Power
  1. Other business