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DCR Watershed Forestry Projects

View past and current DCR Watershed Forestry Projects.

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Active and Completed DCR Watershed Forestry Projects Interactive Map

Forestry Story Map Cover

Click here for an interactive map of all active and completed DCR Watershed Forestry projects. You will be able to see the location of each project along with limited information. Detailed descriptions of each project are listed below.

Current Watershed Forestry Projects

 Quabbin Reservoir Watershed

Ware River Watershed

Wachusett Reservoir Watershed

Completed Watershed Forestry Projects

Regenerated Forest Opening in Hardwick

Regenerated forest opening in Hardwick

Quabbin Reservoir Watershed

Ware River Watershed

Wachusett Reservoir Watershed

This StoryMap describes DCR Division of Water Supply Protection's efforts to restore a heath in Barre, MA.

Watershed Forestry Project Proposals - Quabbin Reservoir Watershed

Fiscal Year 2022

 

FY 2022 DWSP Forestry Management Proposals for Quabbin Reservoir, Ware River, and Wachusett Reservoir Watersheds.

Comments taken until August 6, 2021. Click here for information on how to submit comments.

Fiscal Year 2021

FY 2021 DWSP Forestry Proposals for Quabbin Reservoir, Ware River, and Wachusett Reservoir Watersheds

Fiscal Year 2020

Quabbin Watershed Forestry Tour: Upland Wildlife Habitat Management 10/19/19

FY 2020 DWSP Forestry Proposals for Quabbin Reservoir, Ware River, and Wachusett Reservoir Watersheds 

June 19, 2019: Tour of proposed FY2020 Quabbin Reservoir Watershed Forestry Projects

June 3, 2019: Quabbin Watershed Advisory Committee Meeting

Fiscal Year 2019

FY2019 Foresty Project Proposals for Quabbin Reservoir and Ware River Watersheds

June 4, 2018: Quabbin Watershed Advisory Committee Meeting    Presentation
Submit public comment deadline cob Monday July 23

Fiscal Year 2018

November 12, 2017: Watershed Management Forestry Tour

FY18 Quabbin Proposed Forestry Project Details  

July 19, 2017: Tour of Proposed FY18 Quabbin Forestry Projects 

June 5, 2017: Quabbin Watershed Advisory Committee Meeting    Presentation    Public Comment deadline July 21, 2017 

Fiscal Year 2017

November 5, 2016: Quabbin Reservoir Watershed - Red Pine Scale and Plantation Conversion Forest Management Tour 

August 17, 2016: Proposed FY17 Quabbin Forestry Project Details 

August 15, 2016: Tour of Proposed Quabbin Reservoir Forestry Projects 

June 6, 2016: Quabbin Watershed Advisory Committee  

Fiscal Year 2016

October 12, 2015: Quabbin Watershed Forest Management Tour 

August 2015: Comments Received on FY2016 Watershed Forestry Projects and DCR Response 

June 16, 2015: FY16 Proposed Projects  

Fiscal Year 2015

May 12, 2015: Quabbin Forestry Tour   Tour Summary 

January 9, 2015: Proposed Projects 

September 30, 2014: Tour of Proposed Quabbin Reservoir Forestry Projects   Tour Summary

July 11, 2014: FY15 Proposed Projects 

Fiscal Year 2014

November 7, 2013: Tour of Quabbin Timber Sale Proposals 

Watershed Forestry Project Proposals - Ware River Watershed

Fiscal Year 2022

FY 2022 DWSP Forestry Management Proposals for Quabbin Reservoir, Ware River, and Wachusett Reservoir Watersheds.

Comments taken until August 6, 2021. Click here for information on how to submit comments.

Fiscal Year 2021

FY 2021 DWSP Forestry Proposals for Quabbin Reservoir, Ware River, and Wachusett Reservoir Watersheds

Fiscal Year 2020

FY 2020 DWSP Forestry Proposals for Quabbin Reservoir, Ware River, and Wachusett Reservoir Watersheds 

June 20, 2019: Ware River Watershed Advisory Committee Meeting

Fiscal Year 2019

FY2019 Foresty Project Proposals for Quabbin Reservoir and Ware River Watersheds

June 21, 2018: Tour of Proposed Ware River Watershed Forestry Projects

May 10, 2018: Ware River Watershed Advisory Committee Meeting      Presentation
Submit public comment - deadline cob Monday July 23

Fiscal Year 2018 

July 27, 2017: Tour of Proposed Ware River Watershed Forestry Projects  

FY18 Ware Proposed Forestry Projects Details    Public Comment deadline July 21, 2017 

May 11, 2017: Ware River Watershed Advisory Committee Meeting    Presentation  Minutes 

Fiscal Year 2017 

August 17, 2016: Proposed FY17 Ware Forestry Project Details  

May 26, 2016: Ware River Watershed Advisory Committee Meeting      Presentation 

Fiscal Year 2016 

June 9, 2016: Tour of Proposed Forestry Projects 

August 2015: Comments Received on FY2016 Watershed Forestry Projects and DCR Response 

June 18, 2015: Tour of Proposed Forestry Projects 

May 22, 2015: FY16 Proposed Projects 

Fiscal Year 2015 

October 2, 2014: Tour of Proposed Ware River Watershed Projects    Tour Summary 

July 24, 2014: Tour of Proposed Ware River Watershed Projects    Tour Summary 

July 11, 2014: FY15 Proposed Projects 

Watershed Forestry Project Proposals - Wachusett Reservoir Watershed

Contact

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) 213-7949
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

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