Speaker Series

Since 2011, the Ipswich Conservation Commission has hosted a Speaker Series on a wide variety of environmental topics. Archived videos of all presentations recorded by ICAM may be found on the ICAM website in their Video Archive.  

Past presentations include:

  • Stormwater and Its Impact on Ipswich's Famous Shellfishery by: Wayne Castonguay
  • The Trails and Open Spaces of Ipswich by: Alex Van Alen, Executive Director of ECTA
  • Ipswich Wetlands Videos Premier: Inland Wetlands by: Mike DeRosa; The River Zone by: Kerry Mackin; The Coastal Zone by: Kathryn Glenn
  • Restoring The Ipswich River To Health by: Kerry Mackin
  • Vernal Pools by: Catherine Carney-Feldman, Mike DeRosa and Lisa Manzi
  • Living With Beavers Presentation by: Skip Lisle
  • Breeding Birds by Habitat by: Jim Berry
  • Invasive Plants by: Catherine Carney-Feldman, Mike DeRosa
  • The Role Of The Honey Bee As Pollinator by: Gretel Clark
  • Dealing with Phragmites by: Rick Hydren and Peter Phippen
  • Edible Wild Plants and Mushrooms of the North Shore by: Russ Cohen
  • Bats and White Nose Syndrome in Massachusetts by: Alicia Geilen
  • Sustainable Landscape Maintenance by: Jamie Banks and Jeanne Kempthorne

To learn about upcoming Speaker Series presentations, visit the Conservation Office's webpage and check under News Flash.