Russell Hill Road Conservation Project- Ashburnham

Warrant Article 23 Information Sheet PDF

Recording of Info Meeting 4.27.2022

Russell Hill Road. Proposed Vitone CR includes the field on the right.

We have been working on a conservation project here in Ashburnham and need your affirmative vote at Town Meeting on May 3rd, 7PM at Oakmont High School.

Warrant Article 23 is authorizing the Town to use funds to purchase a conservation restriction (an easement that permanently restricts the land to prevent future development of that land) on 39 acres of fields and forest, protecting the rural character and scenic values of our Town.

The funds for this project will be provided to the Town by North County Land Trust and generous private donors. Even though there will be no cost to the Town, we still need an affirmative vote from the citizens.

This project benefits the Town by expanding upon already conserved private property providing more critical wildlife habitat, protecting the headwaters of Philips Brook (Nashua River watershed), and providing public trail access and connections.