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Rep. Timilty Seeks to Protect Fowl Meadow

The Fowl Meadow is an environmentally, sensitive area, with a tremendous amount of historical significance.

Rep. Timilty. Credit: Patch file photo
Rep. Timilty. Credit: Patch file photo
In an effort to protect and preserve the Fowl Meadow which extends from Milton to Sharon, Representative Walter F. Timilty has filed amendment #126 to House Bill 4138, An Act providing for the preservation and improvement of land, parks, and clean energy in the Commonwealth. 

The amendment has also been co-sponsored by Rep. Galvin of Canton, Rep. Kafka of Stoughton, and Rep. Ayers of Quincy. In addition to this, amendment #104 to House Bill 4138 has been filed by Representative Galvin of Canton, and co-sponsored by Rep. Timilty of Milton, Rep. Kafka of Stoughton, Rep. Nyman of Hanover, Rep. Rogers of Norwood, Rep. Cronin of Easton, and Rep. Ayers of Quincy.

The Fowl Meadow is an environmentally, sensitive area, with a tremendous amount of historical significance. Moreover, it was designated as an Area of Critical Environmental Concern on Aug. 20, 1992. It is Representative Timilty’s unwavering goal, to protect the wetlands of this area, as well as the thousands of acres of pristine open space. In doing so Timilty believes that the adoption of such amendments will go a long way in the preservation of the integrity of the Blue Hills

“The Fowl Meadow is an environmental treasure," said Timilty. "As such, I, along with several colleagues from the House of Representatives, am determined to ensure that both the ecology and history of this environmentally, pristine area is protected.” 

Timilty has also filed amendment #91 to H4138, The Ford Ranch Open Space amendment, in an attempt to ensure that not less than $4,000,000 shall be expended to the town of Milton for assistance in the acquisition of certain parcels of land on Hillside Street and Ford Ranch Road in the town of Milton for the purpose of conservation land. Timilty stated, “The preservation of green open space and its all important ecology is always foremost in my priorities.”

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