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Learn About Reconnecting Our Streams

Summary of DER's restoration efforts and specifically work by the DER Stream Continuity Program.

A video review of the MA Division of Ecological Restoration's (DER) restoration work, with specific focus on the DER Stream Continuity Program's work to replace undersized and deteriorating culverts with structures that meet the Massachusetts Stream Crossing Standards. 

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Introduction to DER's Stream Continuity Program

This video introduces DER's Stream Continuity Program, which works to restore streams by addressing undersized and deteriorating culverts and bridges.

Sucker Brook Restoration

In this video, learn more about a real-life example of how the many facets of DER's restoration work come together to restore a system. These examples from Sucker Brook in Pepperell, MA include a culvert replacement and dam removal to restore wildlife passage and water quality on an important coldwater resource.

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