If you have a question about any project that has been or will be reviewed by the NHESP, please contact the regulatory review team .

Recent MESA Project Review Applications
NHESP Tracking NumberTownLocationFiling DateNHESP Due Date
16-35973AGAWAM180 South West Street17-Jan-1716-Feb-17
16-36044AGAWAMSouth Westfield Street23-Jan-1722-Feb-17
14-33161AMESBURY116 Pleasant Valley Road20-Jan-1719-Feb-17
17-36419AMESBURY79 High Street26-Jan-1725-Feb-17
11-30199ATHOL134 Chestnut Hill Ave19-Jan-1718-Feb-17
15-34910ATHOLAthol Pond Dam, Washington Ave24-Jan-1728-Feb-17
16-36276BILLERICAWescott Road and Edgehill Road17-Jan-1716-Feb-17
14-33920BOLTON0 Sawyer Road Lot 2B - 119-Jan-1718-Feb-17
17-36392BOLTON401 Main Street19-Jan-1718-Feb-17
17-36382BOURNE10 Quaker Lane17-Jan-1716-Feb-17
16-36162CARLISLEOtter Slide Trail- Off Curve Street06-Feb-1708-Mar-17
16-35401CHILMARKMiddle Line Road17-Jan-1716-Feb-17
17-36425COLRAIN9 Jacksonville Road31-Jan-1702-Mar-17
97-1894CONCORDBorden's & Goldman's ponds off Great Meadows Rd31-Jan-1702-Mar-17
01-9581EAST BRIDGEWATERCarver Cotton Gin Dam, Satucket River20-Jan-1719-Feb-17
09-27553EASTHAMEastham Water Supply System10-Feb-1712-Mar-17
15-34849FITCHBURG20 Damon Road23-Jan-1722-Feb-17
16-36246FRAMINGHAM1 Knobscot Road23-Jan-1722-Feb-17
17-36394GEORGETOWN91 Lakeshore Drive19-Jan-1718-Feb-17
17-36420GLOUCESTER105 Wingaersheek Rd26-Jan-1725-Feb-17
16-36309GROTON267 Whiley Road27-Jan-1726-Feb-17
16-35923HADLEYSouth Maple Street27-Jan-1726-Feb-17
06-20295HAMPDEN156 South Monson Road18-Jan-1717-Feb-17
16-36209HOLYOKEOld Bassett Road (Behind 81- 85 Jarvis Ave)20-Jan-1720-Feb-17
16-36209HOLYOKEOld Bassett Road (Behind 81- 85 Jarvis Ave)08-Feb-1701-Apr-17
15-34207LAKEVILLE44 Cross Street27-Jan-1726-Feb-17
17-36424LAKEVILLE8 Priscilla Drive01-Feb-1703-Mar-17
17-36454LAKEVILLE2 Pinecrest Drive10-Feb-1712-Mar-17
16-35928MIDDLEBOROUGH112 Wood Street19-Jan-1718-Feb-17
17-36410MIDDLEBOROUGH68 Purchase Street20-Jan-1719-Feb-17
07-23464MIDDLEBOROUGHLot 11 Commercial Boulevard; Clay Street & Commerce Blvd24-Jan-1723-Feb-17
17-36436NANTUCKET24 Field Avenue17-Jan-1716-Feb-17
17-36414NANTUCKET15 Primrose Lane25-Jan-1724-Feb-17
10-28583NEWBURYPORT6 Bayne Lane25-Jan-1724-Feb-17
13-32621NORWELLoff Forest Street25-Jan-1724-Feb-17
17-36423ORLEANS63 Kenneth Lane17-Jan-1716-Feb-17
17-36430ORLEANS13 Quinn Road17-Jan-1716-Feb-17
17-36448OTIS587 Pine Road08-Feb-1710-Mar-17
17-36393PITTSFIELDBlythewood Drive19-Jan-1718-Feb-17
06-20873PLYMOUTHTaylor Avenue20-Jan-1719-Feb-17
17-36404PROVINCETOWN24 Commodore Ave26-Jan-1725-Feb-17
11-29081SANDWICH82 Old County Road25-Jan-1724-Feb-17
17-36345SANDWICH63 North Shore Boulevard25-Jan-1724-Feb-17
11-30278SHIRLEY0 Patterson Road27-Jan-1726-Feb-17
16-36284SHUTESBURYWest Branch Swift River10-Feb-1712-Mar-17
09-27495SOUTHBRIDGE383 Eastford Road01-Feb-1703-Mar-17
16-36246SUDBURY1 Knobscot Road23-Jan-1722-Feb-17
13-32197TRURO51 Fisher Road19-Jan-1718-Feb-17
16-35299TRURO618 Shore Road (Route 6A)19-Jan-1718-Feb-17
17-36395UXBRIDGE629 Hartford Avenue East19-Jan-1718-Feb-17
16-35192WAYLAND266 Old Connecticut Path and 0 Anthony Road; off Stonebridge Road25-Jan-1724-Feb-17
17-36443WEST NEWBURY58 Ash Street02-Feb-1704-Mar-17
17-36445WEST NEWBURY83 River Road02-Feb-1704-Mar-17
14-33581WEST NEWBURY18 Norino Drive06-Feb-1708-Mar-17
17-36412WEST TISBURY66 Ephraim Allen Road26-Jan-1725-Feb-17
06-19566WEST TISBURYPine Hill Road; off Vineyard Haven Road27-Jan-1726-Feb-17
17-36397WESTFIELDMontgomery Road20-Jan-1719-Feb-17
16-36250WESTMINSTERUpper Crow Hill Pond & Paradise Pond08-Feb-1710-Mar-17
17-36422WILBRAHAMCorner of Main Street and Hunting Lane & 601,615 Main Street26-Jan-1725-Feb-17
Pending Conservation & Management Permit Applications
NHESP File NumberTownLocationFiling DateNHESP Due Date
00-8132BRIDGEWATERPleasant Street (Route 104)1/11/20172/10/2017
12-30540DRACUT100 Pelczar Rd9/13/201610/13/2016*
14-32963EASTONoff Mill Street, 71 Mill Street12/1/201612/31/2016*
15-34659HOLYOKE200 Rock Valley Road9/16/201611/27/2016*
15-34109NANTUCKET10 & 14 Massasoit Bridge Road8/3/20169/2/2016*
16-35477TAUNTONWoodbine Street12/5/20161/4/2017*
09-26262WESTPORTBrookmeadow Estates, off Brookwood Drive5/9/20166/8/2016*

*Please Note: Due dates for Conservation & Management Plans often are suspended by mutual agreement with the proponent in order to work out final details prior to a Permit being issued.

**If a Conservation and Management Plan has been submitted and the Project or Activity is undergoing a MEPA review, the due date will be 30 days after the issuance of a final MEPA certificate (per 321 CMR 10.23(4)).

MESA Project Review Decisions
NHESP File NumberTownLocationDate of DecisionDetermination
16-36261ATHOLNorth Orange Road26-Jan-17No Take
11-30199ATHOL134 Chestnut Hill Ave30-Jan-17No Take
17-36361BARNSTABLEWindrush Lane Inlet behind 40 & 50 windrush Lane06-Feb-17No Take
17-36373BARNSTABLE110 Meadow Lane26-Jan-17No Take
16-36276BILLERICAWescott Road and Edgehill Road30-Jan-17No Take
17-36346BOURNEButtermilk Bay01-Feb-17No Take
17-36347BOURNE41 Harbor Drive20-Jan-17No Take
17-36382BOURNE10 Quaker Lane27-Jan-17No Take
17-36337BREWSTER3488 Main Street, Nickerson State Park17-Jan-17Conditional - No take
09-27105BREWSTER323 Hamilton Cartway18-Jan-17No Take
16-36192BROOKFIELD50 & 54 South Maple Street02-Feb-17No Take
17-36426COLRAINHeath Road03-Feb-17No Take
14-33473EDGARTOWN70 Pohogonot Road20-Jan-17Conditional - No take
11-29832EDGARTOWN59 Seth's Way10-Feb-17No Take
17-36349EDGARTOWN63 Kanomika Road20-Jan-17No Take
17-36394GEORGETOWN91 Lakeshore Drive30-Jan-17No Take
17-36344GRAFTON21 Keith Hill Road24-Jan-17No Take
07-22319GREAT BARRINGTON819 South Main Street13-Feb-17Conditional - No take
15-34295GREAT BARRINGTON27 Humphrey Street24-Jan-17No Take
16-36309GROTON267 Whiley Road02-Feb-17No Take
16-35963HADLEYBay Road over Fort River08-Feb-17Conditional - No take
02-10392HOLYOKEHolyoke  Water Power Company Coal Tar Deposits Connecticut River08-Feb-17Take
17-36317HUBBARDSTONHealdville Road19-Jan-17No Take
17-36328KINGSTON71 Ring Road13-Jan-17No Take
14-33224LITTLETONGoldsmith Street20-Jan-17No Take
16-36295LITTLETON180 Great Road and 0 Goldsmith Street20-Jan-17No Take
17-36329MARSHFIELD100 Enterprise Drive13-Jan-17No Take
17-36343MASHPEE18 Shorewood Drive18-Jan-17No Take
16-36229MILTONPonkapoag Take Station13-Jan-17Take
17-36376NANTUCKET48 & 49 West Miacomet Road01-Feb-17Conditional - No take
17-36358NANTUCKETNantucket Harbor Shimmo and PLUS Parcels26-Jan-17No Take
17-36353NEEDHAM124 South Street24-Jan-17No Take
17-36423ORLEANS63 Kenneth Lane08-Feb-17Conditional - No take
17-36351OTIS1 Round Island - Otis Resevoir19-Jan-17No Take
17-36359PITTSFIELD587 Pecks Road24-Jan-17No Take
17-36393PITTSFIELDBlythewood Drive30-Jan-17No Take
16-35658PITTSFIELDDoreen Street Substation10-Feb-17No Take
16-36102PLYMPTON0 Maple Street08-Feb-17No Take
17-36404PROVINCETOWN24 Commodore Ave27-Jan-17No Take
14-33056SANDWICH245 Phillips Road08-Feb-17No Take
09-27495SOUTHBRIDGE383 Eastford Road08-Feb-17No Take
09-26994STURBRIDGE413 & 419 Main Street24-Jan-17No Take
09-26317TOWNSENDWallace Hill Rd26-Jan-17Conditional - No take
17-36326TRURO135 South Pamet Road13-Jan-17No Take
06-20415TRUROStandish Way20-Jan-17No Take
16-35192WAYLAND266 Old Connecticut Path and 0 Anthony Road; off Stonebridge Road13-Feb-17No Take
16-36199WELLFLEET305 Goss Lane27-Jan-17No Take
15-34495WELLFLEET287 Coles Neck Road18-Jan-17No Take
17-36342WELLFLEET35 Kincaid St18-Jan-17No Take
17-36327WEST TISBURY677 Old County Road13-Jan-17No Take
17-36398WEST TISBURY95 Christiantown Road03-Feb-17No Take
17-36357WESTFORDGroton Road (Route 40) and Oak Hill Road06-Feb-17No Take
17-36422WILBRAHAMCorner of Main Street and hunting Lane & 601,615 Main Street13-Feb-17No Take
17-36348WOBURNRehabilitation Way- Horn Pond Mountain08-Feb-17Conditional - No take
17-36367WORCESTER37 Whitla Drive27-Jan-17No Take
14-33678YARMOUTH858 West Yarmouth Road02-Feb-17No Take


Definitions of Determination

No Take: The NHESP has determined that the project, as proposed, will not result in a prohibited "take" of state-listed rare species.

Conditional - No Take: The NHESP has determined that the project, as proposed, must be conditioned as outlined in the NHESP determination letter in order to avoid a "take" of state-listed rare species.

Take: The NHESP has determined that the project, as proposed, will result in a "take". The project must be revised to avoid a "take" or the applicant may apply for a Conservation and Management Permit.


Conservation & Management Permit Decisions
Project NameTown(s)Date of DecisionDetermination
Dead Neck/Sampson’s Island Restoration & ManagementBarnstable01-Feb-2017Permit Issued
Tihonet East Solar ArrayWareham13-Jan-2017Permit Amended
Phase C2 Proposed Cranberry Bogs/InfrastructurePlymouth13-Jan-2017Permit Amended
Boston Gas Company Ponkapoag Take StationMilton26-Jan-2017Permit Issued
River Run Mixed Use Residential DevelopmentPlymouth26-Jan-2017Permit Amended


Adjudicatory Proceedings

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