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
12-30872AMESBURY56 South Hunt Road17-Nov-1417-Dec-14
14-33943BARNSTABLE128 Sandy Neck28-Nov-1428-Dec-14
11-29139BARNSTABLE118/119 ROW; ROW 346/Line 13902-Dec-1401-Jan-15
13-32832BARNSTABLECamp Street, Mary Dunn Road, Across Airport09-Dec-1408-Jan-15
14-33928BRIDGEWATEROff Lakeside Drive25-Nov-1425-Dec-14
14-33937BRIDGEWATER1 Lakeshore Center26-Nov-1426-Dec-14
12-31664BROOKFIELD5 Quabog Street28-Nov-1428-Dec-14
14-33921CARVERLinbi's Path, 19 High Street24-Nov-1424-Dec-14
14-33689DARTMOUTHCopicut Reservoir Dam26-Nov-1426-Dec-14
11-29139DENNIS118/119 ROW; ROW 346/Line 13902-Dec-1401-Jan-15
14-33952DENNIS36 Mandigo Road/5, 7, 9, 11, 13 Collins Ave09-Dec-1408-Jan-15
14-33906DUNSTABLE589 Groton Street19-Nov-1419-Dec-14
14-33900FAIRHAVEN12 Diamond Street20-Nov-1420-Dec-14
14-33689FALL RIVERCopicut Reservoir Dam26-Nov-1426-Dec-14
09-26249FALMOUTHEel River Channel, Menauhant Beach24-Nov-1424-Dec-14
14-33933FOXBOROUGH5 Wilkeson Way24-Nov-1424-Dec-14
14-33908GILLWood Avenue21-Nov-1421-Dec-14
14-33520HAVERHILL471 East Broadway21-Nov-1421-Dec-14
14-33953KINGSTON69 Ring Rd01-Dec-1431-Dec-14
14-33916LANCASTER424 Langen Road24-Nov-1424-Dec-14
14-33902LITTLETON30 Porter Road17-Nov-1417-Dec-14
14-33903MARIONSprague's Cove, Front Street21-Nov-1421-Dec-14
14-33899MARSHFIELD230 Webster Street20-Nov-1420-Dec-14
14-33926MARSHFIELD938 Summer Street01-Dec-1431-Dec-14
14-33796NANTUCKET116 Polpis Road18-Nov-1418-Dec-14
14-33894NANTUCKET77 & 79 Eel Point Road19-Nov-1419-Dec-14
14-33946NANTUCKET3 & 5 Lauretta Lane28-Nov-1428-Dec-14
14-33892OAK BLUFFS4 Fresh Pond Road17-Nov-1417-Dec-14
14-33896OAK BLUFFS28 Tiffany Dr19-Nov-1419-Dec-14
14-33960OAK BLUFFS25 Sengekontacket Rd03-Dec-1402-Jan-15
14-33944ORLEANS36 Chase Lane28-Nov-1428-Dec-14
14-33907PITTSFIELD201 Mountain Drive20-Nov-1420-Dec-14
14-33923ROCHESTER6 Thistle Lane24-Nov-1424-Dec-14
14-33381SANDWICHTown Neck Beach & Vicinity24-Nov-1424-Dec-14
14-33904SANDWICH19 Fish House Road25-Nov-1425-Dec-14
13-32734SHIRLEYBetween Walker and Patterson Roads25-Nov-1425-Dec-14
14-33818SPENCERoff Browning Pond Road04-Dec-1403-Jan-15
14-33934STOCKBRIDGEoff Hawthorne Road, Tanglewood25-Nov-1425-Dec-14
14-33808STURBRIDGE17 Kelly Road & 90 River Road17-Nov-1417-Dec-14
14-33879WELLFLEET2254, 2260 and 2270 Old King's Highway19-Nov-1419-Dec-14
14-33927WELLFLEET30 Cottontail Road25-Nov-1425-Dec-14
14-33830WELLFLEET675 Gull Pond Road08-Dec-1407-Jan-15
14-33955WEST TISBURY8 Waldron's Bottom Road01-Dec-1431-Dec-14
14-32938WEST TISBURY130, 138 & 140 Watcha Club Road02-Dec-1401-Jan-15
14-33959WEST TISBURY40 Sweet William Way03-Dec-1402-Jan-15
14-33817WILBRAHAM911/690V Stony Hill Road28-Nov-1428-Dec-14
11-29139YARMOUTH118/119 ROW; ROW 346/Line 13902-Dec-1401-Jan-15
Pending Conservation & Management Permit Applications
NHESP File NumberTownLocationFiling DateNHESP Due Date
12-31095BELLINGHAMProposed Subdivision - Elmshade27-Jun-14MEPA**
12-31690HOLYOKEFish Passage Enhancement Project - Holyoke Hydroelecric20-Nov-1420-Dec-14
08-24387LAKEVILLE5 Harding Street; Route 4421-Aug-1424-Oct-14*
08-24387MIDDLEBOROUGH5 Harding Street; Route 4421-Aug-1424-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
11-30211ACUSHNETTripp's Way, off Perry Hill Road26-Nov-14No Take
12-30872AMESBURY56 South Hunt Road10-Dec-14Conditional - No take
14-33852AYERGroton School Road12-Dec-14Conditional - No take
12-31256BARNSTABLE233 Wheeler Road05-Dec-14No Take
09-27328BELCHERTOWN181/191 North St25-Nov-14No Take
13-32609BELCHERTOWNQuabbin Power and Communications04-Dec-14No Take
07-22077BRIMFIELD119 Little Alum Road20-Nov-14No Take
14-33865CHESTER0 Skyline Trail08-Dec-14No Take
10-28764CHILMARK14 Round Pond Road25-Nov-14No Take
14-33790CHILMARKBrickyard Road05-Dec-14No Take
14-33833CHILMARK113 Hammett Road26-Nov-14No Take
14-33798CHILMARK11 Little Sandy Road18-Nov-14No Take
14-33689DARTMOUTHCopicut Reservoir Dam08-Dec-14No Take
09-27553EASTHAMInstallation of three water supply wells; Eastham Water System; Various locations04-Dec-14Conditional - No take
14-32928EASTHAMDyer Prince Road; Governor Prence Road05-Dec-14No Take
14-33900FAIRHAVEN12 Diamond Street12-Dec-14No Take
14-33689FALL RIVERCopicut Reservoir Dam08-Dec-14No Take
14-33845GROTONMultiple Locations04-Dec-14No Take
06-20754HADLEYVenture Way, Parcel 3, Parcel 3B/4A18-Nov-14No Take
11-30268HANOVER637 Washington Street04-Dec-14No Take
13-32609HARDWICKQuabbin Power and Communications04-Dec-14No Take
14-33843HARWICH1 Squash Meadow Road26-Nov-14No Take
14-33520HAVERHILL471 East Broadway04-Dec-14Conditional - No take
10-28340HAVERHILLRiver St25-Nov-14No Take
14-33916LANCASTER424 Langen Road09-Dec-14No Take
14-33902LITTLETON30 Porter Road11-Dec-14No Take
14-33899MARSHFIELD230 Webster Street12-Dec-14No Take
14-33850MASHPEE71 Monomoscoy Road05-Dec-14No Take
12-31253MEDFORDSouth Border Rd04-Dec-14No Take
14-33839MIDDLEBOROUGHoff Chestnut Street, 154 Thomas Street02-Dec-14No Take
14-33875MIDDLEBOROUGHCape Main Line, Middleborough & Wareham05-Dec-14No Take
14-33389MOUNT WASHINGTONFalls Road19-Nov-14Conditional - No take
14-33793NANTUCKET8 Marcus Way18-Nov-14Conditional - No take
09-26993NANTUCKET89 Squam Road26-Nov-14No Take
13-31967NANTUCKET37 Gardner Road21-Nov-14No Take
14-33805NANTUCKET155 Polpis Road21-Nov-14No Take
14-33821NANTUCKET7 Shawkemo Road21-Nov-14No Take
14-33799NEWBURYPORT17 J Street18-Nov-14No Take
14-33864NORFOLK162 Union Street19-Nov-14No Take
14-33711NORTH ANDOVER1 Campbell Road02-Dec-14No Take
14-33840NORTHAMPTON108 Grove Street02-Dec-14No Take
13-32621NORWELLoff Forest Street21-Nov-14No Take
14-33892OAK BLUFFS4 Fresh Pond Road12-Dec-14No Take
14-33896OAK BLUFFS28 Tiffany Dr12-Dec-14No Take
14-33868PITTSFIELDBlythwood Drive, Lots 112 & 40308-Dec-14No Take
14-33907PITTSFIELD201 Mountain Drive11-Dec-14No Take
14-32916PLYMOUTH223R Jordan Road25-Nov-14No Take
14-33831PROVINCETOWN5 Creek Round Hill Road26-Nov-14No Take
14-33857RICHMONDCherry Road, Bridge Street, and Hemlock Road02-Dec-14No Take
12-31123SANDWICH100 Cranberry Trail21-Nov-14Take
14-33381SANDWICHTown Neck Beach & Vicinity12-Dec-14Conditional - No take
14-33829SANDWICH20 Arnold Road26-Nov-14No Take
14-33836SANDWICH71 North Shore Boulevard25-Nov-14No Take
14-33904SANDWICH19 Fish House Road03-Dec-14No Take
14-33866SHEFFIELD245 N. Undermountain Road08-Dec-14Conditional - No take
14-33819SHERBORNoff Lake Street21-Nov-14No Take
14-33808STURBRIDGE17 Kelly Road & 90 River Road11-Dec-14No Take
14-33878SUTTON25 Welsh Road08-Dec-14No Take
09-26632TAUNTON427 Winthrop Street26-Nov-14No Take
13-32609WAREQuabbin Power and Communications04-Dec-14No Take
14-33867WAREHAM251 Marion Road08-Dec-14No Take
14-33875WAREHAMCape Main Line, Middleborough & Wareham05-Dec-14No Take
10-27717WESTFIELDAmpad Rd21-Nov-14No Take
14-33876WILBRAHAM535V Main Street05-Dec-14No Take
14-33877WILLIAMSTOWN385 Cole Avenue08-Dec-14No 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
River's Edge EstatesDunstable12-Nov-14Permit Issued
Emerald Pines Active Adult CommunityMethuen12-Nov-14Permit Issued
Solar Development at former Neenah Paper SiteGreat Barrington25-Nov-14Permit Issued
NSTAR ROW 13 Vegetation Removal to widen existing cleared limits of Right-of-Way (ROW)Uxbridge, Blackstone, Mendon25-Nov-14Permit Issued
Groton School - Soil/Debris RemovalGroton3-Dec-14Permit Issued
Solar Electric Generation FacilityMattapoisett3-Dec-14Permit Issued


Adjudicatory Proceedings

No recent decisions.