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The Natural Heritage, Open Space and Watershed Land Acquisition Review Board is an independent advisory group of volunteers appointed by the Governor and the leadership of the House and Senate under Connecticut General Statutes Section 7-131(e) to oversee the Protected Open Space and Watershed Land Acquisition Grant Program (OSWA) and the Recreation and Natural Heritage Trust Program (RNHT).

Meeting schedule

As of January 2021, the Review Board meets the second Thursday of every month from 10:30am – 12:00pm. Until further notice the meetings will be held via Zoom. The meetings are open to the public. Please contact Co-Chair Amy Blaymore Paterson in advance of the meeting for a Zoom link:  abpaterson@ctconservation.org

Natural Heritage, Open Space and Watershed Land Acquisition Review Board
as of December 2018

Tim Abbott
Karen Burnaska
Linda Francois, Esq.
Representative Joe Gresko
Eric Hammerling, Co-Chair
Walker Holmes
Dan Morley
Amy Blaymore Paterson, Co-Chair
Elanah Sherman
John Triana
Joe Welsh

Letters

Open Space Review Board Letter Re OSWA Bonding

Open Space Review Board Thank You Letter Re OSWA Bonding