Ongoing Projects


  • Aiding NH Lakes in their Lake Host Program to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. 
  • Participating in volunteer events such as the annual Granite United Way Day of Caring. 
  • Educating the public on various environmental issues faced by the community. 
  • Performing VRAP/VLAP water testing on the Paugus Bay, Lake Opechee, and Lake WInnisquam water bodies, and their tributaries in the City. For more information, click here.
  • Reviewing NHDES Wetlands applications that come before the commission for expedited review. 
  • Conservation Easement Acquisition:  The Commission is actively pursuing the acquisition of sensitive lands within the City in order to preserve them as conservation easements. To see a list of current City conservation lands and easements, click here.
  • Conservation Easement Monitoring:  The City currently has 7 conservation easements and 5 City-owned conservation lands, and monitors these easements annually to assure compliance with all conditions set fourth within the Easement deed. More information on easement monitoring can be found here.