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DCR Approves 2021 Deer Management Plan for Blue Hills State Reservation 

10/08/2021 Department of Conservation & Recreation

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Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates 30,000th Greening the Gateway Cities Program Tree Planting 

9/23/2021 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

$245,000 Awarded to Support Local Tree Planting Efforts

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Completion of Speedway Revitalization Project 

9/10/2021 Department of Conservation & Recreation

Historic State Park Building Becomes Hub for Community Gathering and Commerce

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Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates the Opening of the Jamaica Plain Skate Park 

8/31/2021 Department of Conservation & Recreation

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Governor Baker Urges Caution Ahead of Hurricane Henri 

8/20/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

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State Officials Remind Public of Roadway Height Restrictions as “Move-In Day” Approaches 

8/19/2021 Department of Conservation & Recreation

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Funding Opportunity to Support Free Swimming Lessons Across the Commonwealth  

8/12/2021 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

SWIM Program part of larger initiative including safety infrastructure, new Swim Safe Massachusetts public information effort

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Land Conservation Partnerships in Marlborough and Sharon 

8/10/2021 Department of Conservation & Recreation

DCR partners with local communities on land acquisitions totaling $11.5 million

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Department of Conservation and Recreation Announces Free Water Safety Programs 

7/30/2021 Department of Conservation & Recreation

DCR partners with New England Swimming to expand program statewide

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $4 Million to Support Trail Improvements Across the Commonwealth 

7/22/2021 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

MassTrails Program Funding 52 Projects to Enhance Massachusetts’ Trail Network

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DCR Announces $1 Million Acquisition to Conserve Key Forestland in West Springfield and Holyoke  

7/20/2021 Department of Conservation & Recreation

DCR Partners with Mass Audubon to Permanently Protect 1,400-acres at Bear Hole Reservoir

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Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates $6.5 Million in Funding to Support New Greylock Glen Outdoor Recreation and Nature Center 

7/14/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Project to Drive Tourism, Create New Opportunities for Economic Development in the Berkshires

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State Officials Urge Public to Take Water Safety Precautions  

6/25/2021 Department of Conservation & Recreation

DCR Continues to Hire Lifeguards for the Season; Announces Pay Increases for Lifeguards

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