Current Watershed Forestry Projects

 Quabbin Reservoir Watershed

Ware River Watershed

Wachusett Reservoir Watershed

 

Watershed Forestry Project Proposals

Fiscal Year 2016 Proposals Now Available

Written public comments are due within 30 days from the proposed Forest Management activities being posted on the DCR website.  The Division of Water Supply Protection will address the public’s issues and incorporate suggestions and concerns into the silvicultural prescriptions.

If you have comments regarding any of the proposed FY2016 Watershed Forestry Projects, please email DCR.Updates@state.ma.us, noting “Watershed Forestry” and the specific watershed in the email subject line, or write to the Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Public Outreach, 251 Causeway Street, Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114 by July 20, 2015.  Please note that public comments submitted to DCR may be posted on the DCR website in their entirety, and no content, including personal information, will be redacted.

 

Quabbin Reservoir Watershed

Fiscal Year 2016

June 16, 2015: FY16 Proposed Projects  pdf format of June 16, 2015: FY16Proposed Projects
file size 2MB

June 15, 2015: Quabbin Watershed Advisory Committee pdf format of QWAC Agenda

Fiscal Year 2015

May 12, 2015: Quabbin Forestry Tour pdf format of quabbin tour
  Tour Summary pdf format of Quabbin Forestry Tour Summary

January 9, 2015: Proposed Projects pdf format of 1_9_15quabbinwatershedforestrytour.pdf

December 15, 2014: Quabbin Watershed Advisory Committee pdf format of Quabbin Advisory 12-15-2014
   Presentation pdf format of qwac-presentation 2014-12-15
file size 4MB

September 30, 2014: Tour of Proposed Quabbin Reservoir Forestry Projects pdf format of September 30, 2014: Quabbin Reservoir Watershed Tour
  Tour Summary pdf format of Quabbin Forestry Tour Summary 9/30/14

September 15, 2014: Quabbin Watershed Advisory Committee pdf format of qwac agenda 2014-9-15
   Meeting Minutes pdf format of qwac minutes 2014-9-15

July 11, 2014: FY15 Proposed Projects pdf format of Fiscal Year 2015 Projects - Quabbin Reservoir Watershed
file size 2MB

June 30, 2014: Quabbin Watershed Advisory Committee pdf format of qwac-notice 6-30-2014

Fiscal Year 2014

November 7, 2013: Tour of Quabbin Timber Sale Proposals pdf format of Tour of Quabbin Timber Sale Proposals

October 24, 2013: Tour of Proposed Quabbin Reservoir Forestry Projects pdf format of Quabbin Reservoir Tour

October 7, 2013: Proposed Projects pdf format of  Watershed Forestry - Quabbin Proposed Projects
file size 2MB

 

Ware River Watershed

Fiscal Year 2016 

June 18, 2015: Tour of Proposed Forestry Projects pdf format of Public Tour of Proposed Ware River Watershed Forestry P

May 22, 2015: FY16 Proposed Projects pdf format of May 22, 2015: FY16 Proposed Projects
file size 1MB

May 21, 2015: Ware River Watershed Advisory Committee pdf format of wrwac-agenda 5-21-15

Fiscal Year 2015 

October 2, 2014: Tour of Proposed Ware River Watershed Projects pdf format of October 2, 2014: Quabbin Reservoir Watershed Tour
  Tour Summary pdf format of Ware Forestry Tour Summary 10/2/14

September 18, 2014: Ware River Advisory Committee pdf format of Ware River Watershed Advisory Committee 2014-9-18
   Proposed Project Presentation pdf format of wrac-presentation-2014-9-18

July 24, 2014: Tour of Proposed Ware River Watershed Projects pdf format of July 24, 2014: Ware River Proposed Project Tour
  Tour Summary pdf format of Ware Forestry Tour Summary

July 11, 2014: FY15 Proposed Projects pdf format of Fiscal Year 2015 Projects - Ware River Watershed
file size 1MB

June 26, 2014: Ware River Watershed Advisory Committee pdf format of wrac notice 6-26-14

Fiscal Year 2014 

October 22, 2013: Tour of Proposed Ware River Watershed Projects pdf format of Ware River Watershed Tour

October 10, 2013 Proposed Projects pdf format of Watershed Forestry - Ware River Proposed Projects
file size 2MB

 

Wachusett Reservoir Watershed

Fiscal Year 2016

June 3, 2015: FY16 Proposed Projects pdf format of FY16 Proposed Watershed Forestry
file size 2MB

June 2, 2015: Wachusett Reservoir Watershed Forestry Meeting pdf format of Wachusett Reservoir Watershed Forestry Meeting

Fiscal Year 2015 

July 14, 2014: Tour of Proposed Wachusett Reservoir Forestry Projects pdf format of Tour of Proposed Wachusett Reservoir Forestry Projects

July 11, 2014: FY15 Proposed Projects pdf format of Fiscal Year 2015 Projects - Wachusett
file size 2MB

July 10, 2014: Wachusett Forestry Project Meeting pdf format of Wachusett Reservoir Watershed Forestry Meeting

Fiscal Year 2014 

November 5, 2013: Tour of Proposed Wachusett Reservoir Watershed Forestry Projects pdf format of Tour of Proposed Watershed Forestry Project

October 8, 2013: Proposed Projects pdf format of Watershed Forestry - Wachusett Proposed Projects
file size 3MB

 

If you would like any additional information concerning Watershed Management Forestry Projects please contact:


Quabbin Reservoir and Ware River Watershed

Herm Eck
485 Ware Road
Belchertown, MA 01007
(413) 323-6921 x152
herman.eck@state.ma.us

Wachusett Reservoir Watershed
Greg Buzzell
180 Beaman Street
West Boylston, MA  01583
508-792-7806 x317
greg.buzzell@state.ma.us