Division of Ecological Restoration (DER)

Division of Ecological Restoration

DER restores and protects rivers, wetlands, and watersheds in Massachusetts for the benefit of people and the environment.


251 Causeway Street, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114


Westfield (413) 579-1540


(617) 626-1505
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Who we serve

DER initiates projects that restore our rivers, streams, wetlands, and watersheds. DER partners with nonprofits, towns, individuals, and groups to implement projects. These projects improve habitat for wildlife and provide many benefits to communities. Benefits include reduced flooding, improved water quality, and public safety.

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Priority Projects Pre-RFR 

4/18/2018 Division of Ecological Restoration

DER has issued a Pre-Request for Responses (RFR) seeking applications for aquatic habitat restoration and revitalization Priority Projects.


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