Wetlands Laws in Plymouth: Free educational forum on enforcing the law

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Plymouth, August 22 from 4- 6 p.m.


Are you concerned about:

  • The health of our drinking water aquifer?
  • Water quality in our ponds?
  • Our unique ecosystems and the plants and animals that depend on them? 

Do you want to know more about the laws that protect our wetlands, waterways and biodiversity and what you can do?


Educational Forum on

Plymouth’s Wetlands Protection Bylaw and

Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act

When: Monday, August 22, 2022, 4-6 p.m.  Lecture followed by Q and A

Where: Center Hill Preserve, 158 Center Hill Road, Plymouth

Who: Presentation by Nathaniel Stevens, Esq., Partner, McGregor Legere & Stevens PC, Boston, attorney specializing in wetlands and environmental law

Join us to learn about our wetlands laws: one of our most important environmental and water quality laws we have! Bring your questions and concerns!

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Learn from an expert lawyer how you can participate in the processes for using these laws and the roles of federal, state and local agencies and boards.

Sponsored by: Community Land & Water Coalition/Save the Pine Barrens. RSVP requested: environmentwatchsoutheasternma@gmail.com

Presenter Bio:

NATHANIEL STEVENS is a Partner at McGregor Legere & Stevens PC in Boston. He has handled a broad range of environmental and land use matters for a diverse set of clients in multiple forums, including before conservation commissions and at MassDEP.

Mr. Stevens has written for legal and environmental publications, including the Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commission’ Quarterly Newsletter, on subjects such as DEP regulatory reforms, Home Rule and preemption, and wetlands protection law at the local and state level. 

Mr. Stevens currently serves on his Town’s Conservation Commission and, until recently, served as Chair.   

Prior to law school, Mr. Stevens was awarded a year-long Federal Fellowship to study marine policy in Washington, D.C.  During and after this national fellowship, he worked on wetlands policy issues in the Wetlands Division of the EPA. 

Mr. Stevens is a graduate of Vassar College and Suffolk University Law School (cum laude), with a Master’s of Science in Natural Resource Policy and Planning from the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources.