LOWER FARMINGTON RIVER AND SALMON BROOK
WILD & SCENIC STUDY COMMITEE
Meeting: May 14, 2007
Canton Community Center
Meeting was called to order by acting chairman, Eric Hammerling at 7:10 p.m. All towns except for Granby were represented as well as CT DEP, The Stanley Works, FRWA, and the Salmon Brook Watershed Association. In addition, Drs. Ken Feder and Marc Banks, prominent archaeologists in the Farmington Valley, were present. Mr. Jamie Fosburgh, our Advisor from the National Park Service was absent due to a call to Washington for a Senate hearing on the Eightmile River’s Wild & Scenic Designation bill.
Mr. Hammerling outlined a draft “Purposes of Study Committee” with three main purposes developed by a Work Plan Subcommittee which met on March 23, 2007. That committee was composed of: Sally Rieger of Simsbury, Sally Snyder of DEP, Paul Rochford of Burlington, Larry Schlegel of Farmington, Harry Spring of Avon, Jamie Fosburgh of NPS and Eric Hammerling and Damon Hearne of FRWA. (more…)