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Send completed application, at least 30 days prior to proposed starting date, to:
Nancy Putnam, DCR Ecology Program Director
Bureau of Planning, Design and Resource Protection
251 Causeway Street, Boston, MA 02114
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Final approval or rejection will be made by DCR staff and may require a site visit.
DCR’s Bureau of Planning, Design & Resource Protection issues research permits to educational institutions and others who propose appropriate studies on DCR properties. A research proposal, progress reports, a site visit, indemnification of DCR, and applicable insurance coverage may be required.
A research project may also require review, approval, or permitting from other local and state agencies, such as: Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife; Massachusetts Historical Commission; or the local Conservation Commission, depending on the location and scope of the project.