In Hampshire County, Massachusetts, woody material from tree trimming and removal (tree debris0 is a regularly generated resource that can be expected to increase in volume in the near future.
Trees and tree canopy (a measurement which encompasses the layer of leaves, branches and stems of trees that shelter the ground when viewed from above) are increasingly recognized as key tools in achieving environmental, social, and economic resilience.
PVPC has a range of projects to support and advance the use of green infrastructure in the region for mitigation of stormwater flows and urban heat island impacts.
The City of Easthampton is seeking public input and comment on goals, objectives, and action items for the update of its 2013 Open Space and Recreation Plan. Members of the public are invited to participate in the planning process.
Massachusetts has made real strides to develop clean energy and efficiency upgrades for residents. However, there are several challenges to overcome to deliver these benefits to low- and moderate-income households.
TIP is a Five-year schedule of priority highway, bridge, transit, and multimodal projects identified by year and location complete with funding source and cost. The TIP is developed annually and is available for amendment and adjustment at any time. Each program year of the TIP coincides with the Federal Fiscal Year calendar, October 1 through September 30.
West Springfield is updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan with assistance from the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission and funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA).
The Town of Longmeadow is seeking public input and comment to develop town goals, objectives, and action items for open space and recreation for the next seven years. Members of the public are invited to participate in the planning process.
The Town of Southampton is seeking public input and comment to develop town goals, objectives, and action items for open space and recreation for the next seven years.
The Town of Williamsburg is undertaking a planning effort to develop an updated Williamsburg Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP), which was last completed in 2010.