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Become a DER Priority Project

The Division of Ecological Restoration selects wetland, river and flow restoration projects through a state-wide, competitive process. We choose high-priority projects that bring significant ecological and community benefits to the Commonwealth.

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What you need for Become a DER Priority Project

Through the Priority Project program, DER selects projects that help advance our mission. Selections are based upon consideration of the project’s cost, size, practicality, feasibility, opportunity for public benefits-including ecological services, education and recreation, ecological restoration potential, and/or urban stream revitalization, available DER resources, direct benefits to aquatic resources, and partner support. 

DER is currently soliciting applications for Cranberry bog wetland restoration; stream flow restoration; and, urban stream revitalization located in Massachusetts.

How to apply Become a DER Priority Project

DER is now accepting applications. To apply applicants will need to complete the Applicant and then submit via the online submission portal. An example of the required fields to be submitted online is included as a PDF in the download materials below.

Applications are due June 18, 2020, 5PM.

Next steps for Become a DER Priority Project

Fill out and Submit Application Via Online Submission Portal

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