News Updates

New Projects for 2016

  • The black brook geomorphological and watershed plan is underway
  • Beginning on February 4, 2016 the Belknap County Conservation District will work cooperatively with the Laconia Conservation Commisssion to Soak up the Rain.
Soak Up the Rain Sign

April Through June

Native Habitat and Invasive Species Earth Day Event at the Transfer Station.
Native Habitat and Invasive Species Earth Day Event
Laconia Transfer Station

June Through September

Volunteers are needed for water testing. Training for volunteers is provided. This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference! Contact the Conservation Department at 527-1264 ext. 262 or via email.


  • Invasive species education day


Volunteers from the United Way Day Of Caring Program will work with Conservation Commission members on various City Cleanup Projects throughout the month!

Future Projects

  • Conservation easement events to encourage property owner discussions considering future land protection
  • Coverts cooperator lecture events
  • Partner with organizations to create community enhancement projects to beautify blighted areas and create urban garden opportunities

Other Ongoing Projects

  • Continue to educate other city departments on invasive species management
  • Continue To Improve Stormwater Conditions and update drainage Infrastructure
  • Enhance Conservation Commission Membership
  • Rain Garden Stormwater projects
  • Water Quality Testing