State Forest in Dukes County Has a New Superintendent

  • Source: The Vineyard Gazette - Metered Site
  • Published: 02/20/2021 04:47 AM

Filling a long-term vacancy, the state Department of Conservation and Recreation has hired Conor Laffey of Falmouth as the new superintendent for the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest, state and local officials confirmed Friday. A spokesman for DCR confirmed in an email to the Gazette that Mr. Laffey was promoted to the position of field operation team leader at the state forest on Jan. 18. Mr. Laffey previously worked as a forest and parks supervisor at the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Falmouth, and has extensive experience in carpentry and regional forestry, according to the email. “Mr. Laffey has a strong educational and hands-on background in natural resource protection,” according to the email. “He has led and participated in several comprehensive habitat restoration projects, including natural heathland habitat, which is a prominent feature of the Manuel Correllus State Forest.”


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