Welcome to the Salem Conservation
Commission Webpage

Notices

  • Comprehensive Shoreland Protection Act permits or Wetland permits may be required from NHDES prior to performing work on lake front property such as putting in docks, fixing walls, and beach replenishment. Landscaping or tree removal may need permits, depending on what's being done.
  • Hunting is allowed in the Salem Town Forest during posted dates only.
    Hunting is not allowed on any other Conservation Commission owned/monitored property anytime.

Committed to the protection and proper use of Salem’s natural and watershed resources

Welcome to the website of the Salem, NH Conservation Commission. The Commission was established in 1965 under New Hampshire State Law RSA 36-A. We are composed of seven commissioners and two alternates, all resident volunteers appointed by the Board of Selectmen to three-year terms. We are committed to the protection and proper use of Salem’s natural and watershed resources. To that end, it’s our job to:

The Salem Conservation Commission normally meets the first Wednesday each month, at 7:00 pm, in the Knightly Room at the Salem Town Hall, 33 Geremonty Drive.