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Division of Marine Fisheries Extends Small Vessel Speed Restriction in Cape Cod Bay to Protect Right Whales 

4/30/2021 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

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Mary-Lee King honored 

4/30/2021 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

After 40 years of state service, Mary-Lee King has retired from the Department of Fish and Game. King was recently honored at a special presentation to celebrate her many accomplishments to advance conservation efforts in Massachusetts.

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State Fish and Wildlife Officials Stock Trout in Jamaica Pond as Part of Earth Week Celebration  

4/23/2021 Department of Fish and Game

Approximately 300 brown trout stocked at Jamaica Pond in Boston.

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Grants for River and Wetland Restoration Projects 

3/09/2021 Department of Fish and Game

Projects will restore healthy habitat while helping to prevent storm damage, address aging infrastructure, and increase opportunities for outdoor recreation

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Baker-Polito Administration Designates Eight New Priority River and Wetland Restoration Projects 

1/20/2021 Department of Fish and Game

Projects Will Improve Ecosystem Health, Climate Change Resilience

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Funding for Recreational Fishing Access Projects in Beverly, Danvers, and Wareham 

1/11/2021 Department of Fish and Game

Grants will to improve access to saltwater fishing areas popular with Massachusetts’ recreational fishing community.

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Wildlife Habitat Management Grants  

1/08/2021 Department of Fish and Game

Projects will improve habitat for native Massachusetts wildlife.

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Land Conservation Partnership Protecting More Than 2,000 Acres in Connecticut River Valley 

12/31/2020 Department of Fish and Game

Critical Wildlife Habitat and Working Forest Permanently Conserved

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Grants for River and Wetland Restoration, Climate Adaptation 

11/09/2020 Department of Fish and Game

Grants will support two Priority Ecological Restoration Projects in the towns of Falmouth, Mashpee, and North Adams.

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Baker‐Polito Administration Awards Over $800,000 to Municipalities for Improvements to Road-Stream Crossings 

9/14/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Administration Also Announces Release of Report on Improving the Efficiency of Culvert and Small Bridge Replacement Projects

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Grants for River and Wetland Restoration and Climate Adaptation 

8/21/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Grants will help remove aging dams, restore historic wetlands, and improve floodplain habitat and storage.

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Baker-Polito Administration Launches Online Platform to Enhance Food System Connections 

8/10/2020 Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

MassGrown Exchange Will Assist Farmers, Fisheries, and Food Businesses Across the Commonwealth

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Baker-Polito Administration Distributes $28 Million in Federal Relief Funding for Fishing and Seafood Industries 

8/06/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

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State and Local Officials Highlight Climate Resilience Efforts in Southeastern Massachusetts 

7/17/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

State officials gather to tour the Assawompset Pond region and discuss a project led by a state, regional and local partnership to reduce future flooding, increase resilience to climate change, and restore habitat for fish and wildlife.

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Commissioner Amidon congratulations members of NEFMC 

7/02/2020 Department of Fish and Game

Commissioner Amidon sends congratulations to newly appointed and reappointed members of the New England Fishery Management Council.

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