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DCR Announces Family-Friendly Self-Guided Opportunities for April School Vacation Week 

4/16/2021 Department of Conservation & Recreation

The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) today announced that the agency will offer family-friendly Trip-Tip self-guided adventures for 22 state park locations during the traditional April school vacation week.

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DCR Accepting Applications for Partnership Matching Funds Program 

4/09/2021 Department of Conservation & Recreation

Chosen projects to benefit local state parks and other facilities

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Over $960,000 to Support Local State Park Improvement Projects 

3/23/2021 Department of Conservation & Recreation

The DCR 2021 Partnership Matching Funds program, provides vital matching funds for projects that improve or enhance the Commonwealth’s natural, cultural, and recreational resources.

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Department of Conservation and Recreation Encourages Fifth Grade Students in Massachusetts to Participate in 2021 Arbor Day Poster Contest  

2/19/2021 Department of Conservation & Recreation

Contest Theme is “The Trees Out Our Window”

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DCR Announces Family-Friendly Self-Guided Opportunities for February School Vacation Week 

2/10/2021 Department of Conservation & Recreation

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DCR Recreational Advisory: Leo J. Martin Ski Track in the Town of Weston 

12/31/2020 Department of Conservation & Recreation

Beginning Saturday, January 2, 2021, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will expand the operating hours of Leo J. Martin Ski Track

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces First Week Hikes at State Parks 

12/30/2020 Department of Conservation & Recreation

First Week Hikes encourage visitors to enjoy outdoor activities on their own throughout the first week of the New Year, Friday, January 1, 2021 to Friday, January 8, 2021.

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DCR Announces the Opening of Leo J. Martin Ski Track for the 2020-2021 Winter Season  

12/17/2020 Department of Conservation & Recreation

Beginning Friday, December 18, 2020, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will kick off its annual public skiing season at the Leo J. Martin Ski Track in the Town of Weston.

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Over $4.7 Million to Support Food Security in Massachusetts 

11/24/2020 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Fifth Round of New Grant Program to Increase Access to Local Food as Holiday Season Approaches

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Expansion of Greening the Gateway Cities Program 

11/23/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Grants Also Awarded to Support Tree Planting in Urban Communities

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DCR Schedules Additional Improvements to the Arborway Parkway in Boston 

11/23/2020 Department of Conservation & Recreation

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Free Parking at All State Parks on Veterans Day 

11/09/2020 Department of Conservation & Recreation

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Baker Polito Administration Celebrates Roadway Safety Improvements in Town of Stoneham 

10/27/2020 Department of Conservation & Recreation

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