Welcome to the Marblehead Conservancy Website

Our Mission:
To protect, acquire and enhance Marblehead’s natural resources for the benefit and enjoyment of the community and the generations that follow.

We hope that you will find the information gathered in this website to be useful. If you think there is something within our mission and aims that might be added, don’t hesitate to contact us. – Robert D. French

Our Aim

Build awareness of Marblehead’s open and protected spaces.

Establish a fund for recovery, restoration, improvement, maintenance and preservation of unimproved open space, conservation land and trails.

Provide a vehicle for the acquisition of open space or the establishment of conservation easements.

Establish a long term partnership relationship between the Marblehead Conservancy and the town.

Collaborate with the Conservation Commission, Park Recreation and Forestry Department, the School Committee, the Light Department and the Water Department.

View the 2013 Town Of Marblehead Open Space and Recreation Plan Here

Invasive Plants

  • Bittersweet
  • Multiflora Rose
  • Purple Loosestrife
  • Japanese Barberry
  • Roundleaf Greenbriar
  • Japanese Knotweed
  • Poison Ivy
  • Phragmite
  • Norway Maple
  • Garlic Mustard
  • Kudzu
  • Other Sources