Hewitt Farm Committee

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Hewitt Farm Committee Mission Statement

Maintain the property as a fine representation of traditional New England beauty

  • Maintain wildlife habitat and wooded areas using best management practices
  • Maintain existing meadows using established management practices
  • Encourage agricultural uses of the property
  • Establish a regular work and maintenance plan for the property
  • Eradicate invasive species
  • Remove existing unsafe infrastructure from the property

Encourage passive recreational use of the natural environment

  • Fishing, canoeing and kayaking by providing clear access to waterways
  • Hiking, horseback and bicycle riding and the use of animal drawn vehicles on designated trails
  • Community use such as picnics and gatherings
  • Use of the property by local schools for cross country running, science classes, history field trips and other educational purposes

Initiate enhancements that fit New England traditions

  • Maintain existing trails with appropriate trail markers and consider new trails
  • Establish vehicle parking in designated areas to promote public use
  • Provide designated areas for picnics and supervised camping

Continually encourage community appreciation of Hewitt Farm and seek public input

Committee Members

NameTitleParty
Ed Harasimowitz

Chairman

R

Dick Cooper

Secretary

U

Eleanor Banker

Alternate

R

Brian Banker

Alternate

R

Jack Brown

Member

U

Nita Kincaid

Member

D