2015 Open Space Maps

Name Description
Agricultural Soils Illustrates where agricultural soils are found in Town, including Prime Farmland and Statewide Important Farmland, overlaid with existing farms and Chapter 61A lands. 
Conservation and Recreation Accomplishments Since 2004 Illustrates Conservation and Recreation achievements since the 2004 Open Space and Recreation Plan.
Environmental Challenges Depicts impaired rivers and lakes, hazardous material sites, and capped landfills.
Existing Trails Illustrates trails open to the public.
Flood Zones Depicts the Floodway, 100-year and 500-year floodplains (Not inclusive of the Letter of Map Amendment for the Mill Brook).
Infrastructure Depicts existing infrastructure including roads, sidewalks, bridges, rail lines, train stations, and Historic Districts.
Land Cover Illustrates various land covers including forest, forested wetlands, orchards, nurseries, pasture, and cropland.
Lands of Conservation and Recreational Interest  Illustrates areas and parcels in Town recognized as priorities for protection.
Land Use Depicts land uses across Town.
Open Space Framework Illustrates landscapes with similar characteristics and functions including Large Natural Areas, Large Agricultural Areas, Wildlife and Water Corridors, and Built environments.
Plant and Wildlife Habitat Depicts aquatic and wildlife habitat across town. Includes Certified and Potential Vernal Pools, BioMap core habitats, and known beaver dams.
Private Open Space Illustrates the protection status of privately owned open space lands.
Public Open Space Illustrates the protection status of publicly owned lands.
Public Water Supply Depicts aquifers and Zone II Water Protection Areas.
Regional Context Depicts Concord's location in relation to neighboring towns.
Seven-Year Action Plan Illustrates conservation and recreational goals to accomplish from 2015-2022.
Soils Depicts the location of various soils types including hydric, well drained, and areas with shallow depth to bedrock.
Special Sites Depicts special geological, ecological, historical, recreational, and scenic sites in Town.
Surficial Geology Depicts the location of granite, mafic rock, metaphoric rock, and rocky outcrops in Town.
Unique Features Illustrates Concord's unique cultural, recreational, and ecological features that need to be protected in order to maintain Concord's character.
Water Resources Illustrates wetland resource areas and 200-foot Riverfront Area.
Zoning Shows the various zoning districts in Town.

The Open Space Framework maps depict protected and unprotected lands in each area.