Vernal Pools

Hamilton’s Vernal Pools Hamilton has several certified vernal pools and the potential for many more. What is a vernal pool? “Vernal pools are small, shallow ponds characterized by lack of fish and by periods of dryness. Vernal pool habitat is extremely important to a variety of wildlife species including some amphibians that breed exclusively in … Continued


Hamilton Conservation Commission – Events The Conservation Commission is seeking public input on a draft update of the Hamilton Town Conservation By-Law, prior to presenting the By-Law to voters for approval at Town Meeting in April 2023. Please review proposed new By-Law (see below)¬†and bring your questions, comments and suggestions to this open discussion with … Continued

Native and Invasive Plant Information

Invasive Plant Species High Impact Invasive Species Coming to the Northeast Ornamental Plants to Avoid with Climate Change Predicting Invasion Potential of Non-Native Plants UNH Cooperative Extension – Methods for Disposing Non-Native Invasive Plants Massachusetts Prohibited Plant List   Native Plant Species Benefits of Planting Native Species in a Changing Climate Gardening with Climate Smart … Continued