Conservation Commission


The Amherst Conservation Commission was established in 1968 under Chapter 36-A of the New Hampshire revised statutes "for the proper utilization and protection of the natural resources and for the protection of watershed resources" in the Town of Amherst.  

The Conservation Commission meets the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall.  If you wish to appear before the Commission or want to put a topic on the agenda for the next meeting, please contact the Commission Chairman ( or the Community Development Office.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Deb Butcher Executive Assistant 603-673-6041 x 206

Board Members

Name Title
Rob Clemens Chair (2025)
Lee Gilman Member (2024)
Peter Lyon BOS Ex-Offico (non-voting)
Frank Montesanto Member (2023)
William Widmer Member, Treasurer (2024)
Richard Hart Member (2023)
Jared Hardner Vice Chair (2023)
John Harvey Member (2025)
Steve Lutz Alternate Member (2025)