Conservation Commission


The Provincetown Conservation Commission is a regulatory board and is responsible for the protection of wetland resource areas and their values and interests within the Town of Provincetown. The Commission also manages conservation lands and conducts outreach and education to further natural resource planning and environmental programs.


The Provincetown Conservation Commission’s authority comes from M.G.L. Chapter 131; Section 40 and the Provincetown General Bylaw Chapter 12: Wetlands Protection Bylaw.

Conservation Projects:

B-Street Garden & Conservation Park
Shank Painter Pond Wildlife Sanctuary
Nicky’s Park
Old Colony Nature Pathway
Foss Woods
Whistle Path Woods
Clapps and Duck Pond
Suzanne’s Garden
Hawthrone Wildlife Sanctuary
Dune’s Edge Campground
Introduction to the Provincetown Conservation Commission (PDF)


  • Joseph Cooper - Term Ends 12/31/20
  • Robert Brock - Term Ends 12/31/20
  • Nathaniel Mayo, Vice Chair - Term Ends 12/31/20
  • Alfred Famiglietti, Chair - Term Ends 12/31/21
  • James B. McNeilly- Term Ends 12/31/21
  • Thomas W. Skinner. - Term Ends 12/31/20
  • Orianna Conklin, Alt. - Term Ends 12/31/22

Contact: Conservation Agent Tim Famulare