Episode 920

FM #920 - Town of Franklin Intro to our Conservation Agent - 01/12/23

Published on: 19th January, 2023

This session of the radio show shares my introductory conversation with the Town of Franklin Conservation Agent Breka Li Goodlander, CWS, PWS. We had our conversation via conference bridge.  

Topics for this session

  • Background on Breeka Li’s road to Franklin
  • Role of a Conservation Agent; protection of wetlands, etc.
  • Beaver institute training underway
  • Liaison for community on potential issues with management of open space & wetlands, invasive species, 100-200 foot guidelines
  • Typical day of an agent: office work, field work & lots of liaison work

The conversation runs about 13 minutes. Let’s listen to my conversation with Breeka Li


Conservation page ->  https://www.franklinma.gov/conservation 

Contact info ->  Conservation Agent/Natural Resource Protection Manager

(508) 520-4847

Open Space & Recreation plan update  https://www.franklinma.gov/conservation/pages/2023-open-space-and-recreation-plan-update 


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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.

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Stephen Sherlock

I volunteer as the Community Information Director for Franklin, MA (USA)*. I have been providing accurate and timely information about what matters in Franklin since 2007. Currently working in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Radio (wfpr.fm) since October 2019.

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