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
13-32620AGAWAM258-1 Loop; off Cold Spring Road15-Sep-1415-Oct-14
14-33673AMHERST100 Military Road17-Sep-1417-Oct-14
14-33672AMHERSTPuffer's Pond18-Sep-1418-Oct-14
14-33357ANDOVER58 Lowell Junction Road19-Sep-1419-Oct-14
14-33361BARNSTABLE781 Old Strawberry Hill Road15-Sep-1402-Oct-14
14-33616BARNSTABLE45 Collie Lane, Cummaquid02-Sep-1402-Oct-14
08-25017BARNSTABLE1524 Main Street17-Sep-1417-Oct-14
12-31722BARNSTABLESampson's Island and Dead Neck23-Sep-1423-Oct-14
14-33596BREWSTER53 Nutley Road18-Sep-1418-Oct-14
07-23791CHILMARK0 Flanders Lane/11 Highland Way15-Sep-1415-Oct-14
13-32828CONCORD299 Estabrook Ave03-Sep-1403-Oct-14
12-30760CONCORD1400 Lowell Rd04-Sep-1404-Oct-14
09-27058DARTMOUTHQuanapoag Road; Dartmouth/ Freetown - Greater New Bedford Regional Refuse District22-Sep-1422-Oct-14
07-22384FALMOUTHShining Sea Bikepath in the vicinity of Trunk River; 0 Oyster Pond Road12-Sep-1412-Oct-14
14-33696FRAMINGHAMHollis St (Route 126) at Waushakum Pond19-Sep-1403-Oct-14
09-27058FREETOWNQuanapoag Road; Dartmouth/ Freetown - Greater New Bedford Regional Refuse District22-Sep-1422-Oct-14
14-33674GROTONoff Cow Pond Brook Road18-Sep-1418-Oct-14
14-33365HOPKINTONSpring St18-Sep-1418-Oct-14
14-33494LAKEVILLE139 Staples Shore Road19-Sep-1419-Oct-14
13-32530MASHPEE118, 124, 126 Shore Drive West19-Sep-1419-Oct-14
14-33666MIDDLEBOROUGHEdgeway Estates (Wesley Circle & Lyn Lane)17-Sep-1417-Oct-14
13-32241MIDDLETON48, 0 School Street08-Sep-1408-Oct-14
14-33617NANTUCKET3 Wingspread Lane02-Sep-1402-Oct-14
14-33679NANTUCKETProprietors Road (aka Chase Lane)19-Sep-1419-Oct-14
10-27790NORTHAMPTONParadise Pond Dam, College Lane, Smith College16-Sep-1405-Oct-14
14-33037ORLEANSNauset Beach22-Sep-1419-Oct-14
12-31744PLYMOUTHoff Little Sandy Pond Road02-Sep-1402-Oct-14
14-33684PROVINCETOWN21 Atkins Mayo Road22-Sep-1422-Oct-14
14-33653REHOBOTH25 Columbine Road02-Sep-1402-Oct-14
13-32620SANDISFIELD258-1 Loop; off Cold Spring Road15-Sep-1415-Oct-14
14-33535SANDWICH175A and 175B Shore Boulevard15-Sep-1415-Oct-14
13-32841SHERBORN247 Washington Street19-Sep-1419-Oct-14
14-33670TAUNTON245 Highland Street10-Sep-1410-Oct-14
14-33682TRURO15 Hardings Way22-Sep-1422-Oct-14
12-31386TYNGSBOROUGH125 & 135 Middlesex Road03-Sep-1403-Oct-14
13-32620TYRINGHAM258-1 Loop; off Cold Spring Road15-Sep-1415-Oct-14
14-33628UPTONLot 2, South Street08-Sep-1408-Oct-14
14-33652WELLFLEET24 Eric's Way02-Sep-1402-Oct-14
14-33691WELLFLEET520 Black Pond Road24-Sep-1424-Oct-14
14-33637WEST NEWBURY5 Twig Rush Lane04-Sep-1404-Oct-14
14-33570YARMOUTH345 Buck Island Road22-Sep-1422-Oct-14
Pending Conservation & Management Permit Applications
NHESP File NumberTownLocationFiling DateNHESP Due Date
12-31095BELLINGHAMProposed Subdivision - Elmshade27-Jun-14MEPA**
06-20551DARTMOUTHoff of Faunce Corner Road12-Sep-1412-Oct-14
06-20294DUNSTABLERiver Street23-Sep-1423-Oct-14
08-24387LAKEVILLE/MIDDLEBOROUGH5 Harding Street; Route 4421-Aug-1410/24/2014*
04-14094METHUENHowe Street25-Sep-1425-Oct-14
06-20894MIDDLEBOROUGHWood Street29-Aug-1428-Sep-14

*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
14-33537ACUSHNET101 Wing Lane29-Aug-14No Take
07-21933AMHERSTAmherst Landfill- 740 Belchertown Road09-Sep-14Conditional - No take
14-33491BARNSTABLE351 Hollidge Hill Lane, Hamblin Pond, Middle Pond02-Sep-14Conditional - No take
09-26720BARNSTABLE112 Nyes Neck Road29-Aug-14No Take
14-33541BARNSTABLE101 Rue Michele, Cummaquid02-Sep-14No Take
14-33585BARNSTABLE54 Shirley Point Road, Centerville12-Sep-14No Take
14-33616BARNSTABLE45 Collie Lane, Cummaquid26-Sep-14No Take
14-33582BOLTONLot 6, Sawyer Road02-Sep-14No Take
14-33620CHARLTONTGP 200-1 Line, off Turner Road18-Sep-14Conditional - No take
11-29603CHATHAM27 Morris Island Road02-Sep-14No Take
12-30760CONCORD1400 Lowell Rd29-Sep-14No Take
14-33563DARTMOUTHCountry Way15-Sep-14No Take
11-30151DEDHAMNeedham St11-Sep-14No Take
14-33552DENNIS138 Taunton Ave03-Sep-14Conditional - No take
14-33624DOUGLAS145 Southeast Main Street25-Sep-14No Take
14-33664EDGARTOWNNorth Water Street & Lighthouse Beach19-Sep-14Conditional - No take
14-33355EDGARTOWNTrapps Pond, Felix Neck, Muddy Creek, Lagoon Pond12-Sep-14No Take
99-4733EGREMONTBaldwin Hill East, Blunt Road and Phillips Road.19-Sep-14Conditional - No take
14-33696FRAMINGHAMHollis St (Route 126) at Waushakum Pond29-Sep-14No Take
14-33245FREETOWNChipaway Road02-Sep-14No Take
14-33588GREENFIELDWMECO/NU off Mountain Road09-Sep-14No Take
14-33619GREENFIELDRoutes 5/10 & Cheapside Street15-Sep-14No Take
12-30660HALIFAXMonponsett Street02-Sep-14No Take
04-16611HANSONBrookside Estates29-Aug-14No Take
14-33642HANSONFerris Street23-Sep-14No Take
14-33540HARWICH40 Harbor Road02-Sep-14No Take
14-33604HARWICH27 Walkerwoods Drive23-Sep-14No Take
09-26987HOLYOKE431 West Cherry St16-Sep-14Conditional - No take
14-33623IPSWICH124 North Ridge Road17-Sep-14No Take
14-33606KINGSTON94 Grove Street23-Sep-14No Take
14-33640LEE480 Cooper Creek Road15-Sep-14No Take
10-28644METHUEN89 Myrtle St12-Sep-14No Take
11-29841MIDDLEBOROUGH186 Purchase Street02-Sep-14No Take
06-20894MIDDLEBOROUGHWood Street19-Sep-14Take
13-32241MIDDLETON48, 0 School Street26-Sep-14No Take
14-33605NANTUCKET222 Eel Point Road17-Sep-14Conditional - No take
14-33538NANTUCKET129 Wauwinet Road29-Aug-14No Take
14-33472NANTUCKET3 Caroline Way12-Sep-14No Take
14-33679NANTUCKETProprietors Road (aka Chase Lane)23-Sep-14No Take
14-33617NANTUCKET3 Wingspread Lane26-Sep-14No Take
14-33643NORTHAMPTONoff Blueberry Ridge/Sewer Easement off Pioneer Knolls17-Sep-14No Take
14-33166NORTHFIELD101 Cross Street26-Sep-14Conditional - No take
14-33633OTIS0 & 10 Hayre Island Road11-Sep-14No Take
14-33622OXFORD200-1 line18-Sep-14Conditional - No take
12-31744PLYMOUTHoff Little Sandy Pond Road12-Sep-14No Take
12-31744PLYMOUTHoff Little Sandy Pond Road29-Sep-14No Take
14-33560PLYMOUTH25 Widgeon Pond Road02-Sep-14No Take
12-30660PLYMPTONMonponsett Street02-Sep-14No Take
14-33653REHOBOTH25 Columbine Road29-Sep-14No Take
14-33611SANDWICH349 Phillips Road25-Sep-14No Take
14-33355TISBURYTrapps Pond, Felix Neck, Muddy Creek, Lagoon Pond12-Sep-14No Take
14-33528TRURO11 Coast Guard Terrace29-Aug-14No Take
14-33571TRURO2 Sturdy Way02-Sep-14No Take
11-30012TYNGSBOROUGH37 Willowdale Road/ Ava Lane29-Aug-14No Take
12-31386TYNGSBOROUGH125 & 135 Middlesex Road29-Sep-14No Take
12-30621WELLFLEETBlackfish Creek (property off Pleasant Point Road)16-Sep-14Conditional - No take
14-33543WELLFLEET155 Indian Neck Road29-Aug-14No Take
14-33652WELLFLEET24 Eric's Way29-Sep-14No Take
14-33637WEST NEWBURY5 Twig Rush Lane26-Sep-14No Take
10-28427WESTMINSTEROakmont Avenue18-Sep-14Conditional - No take
14-33235WESTPORT126 South Shore Street17-Sep-14Conditional - No take
14-33698WESTPORTBeach Ave26-Sep-14Conditional - No 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
Maple Park ReserveMethuen28-Jul-14Permit Issued
Hopper Rd Bridge ReplacementWilliamstown28-Jul-14Permit Issued
Woburn Country ClubWoburn14-Aug-14Permit Issued
Arbor Hill EstatesPlymouth2-Sept-14Permit Issued
Plymouth Airport Safety Improvements ProjectPlymouth11-Sept-14Permit Issued


Adjudicatory Proceedings

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