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DER Begins Year Four of the UMass Dam Removal Practicum 

9/10/2018 Division of Ecological Restoration

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Baker‐Polito Administration Helps Cities and Towns Upgrade Road-Stream Crossings 

8/09/2018 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Projects Will Improve River Health and Increase Community Resilience to Climate Change

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Streamflow Release Prioritization Tool and Pilot Project  

8/03/2018 Division of Ecological Restoration

DER is working to identify sites where dam management can be altered to provide ecological benefits while balancing in-lake needs.

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Flood Protection and Tidal Restoration 

8/03/2018 Division of Ecological Restoration

Finding Balance at Town Creek in Salisbury

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DER’s New Cranberry Bog Program 

8/02/2018 Division of Ecological Restoration

DER will work with interested landowners to complete on-the-ground wetland restoration projects on retired cranberry farms.

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Fearing Brook, Amherst Update - Exciting Times 

8/01/2018 Division of Ecological Restoration

DER worked with consultants to advance the three top projects to concept plan level.

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After Restoration, Rivers Flow Freely (Andover, Scituate, East Bridgewater) 

8/01/2018 Division of Ecological Restoration

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South River Restoration Project Advances (Duxbury and Marshfield) 

7/31/2018 Division of Ecological Restoration

This spring, important advancements were made at two sites.

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DER Awards Funding to Three Priority Projects  

7/30/2018 Division of Ecological Restoration

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Coonamesett River Restoration (Falmouth) 

7/25/2018 Division of Ecological Restoration

Phase 1 is complete and included restoration of 11-acres of former cranberry bog.

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High Street Dam Removal Feasibility Study (Bridgewater) 

7/23/2018 Division of Ecological Restoration

DER & partners completed an engineering feasibility study to investigate the removal of the High Street Dam.

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DER Announces Year Four of the UMass Dam Removal Practicum 

7/19/2018 Division of Ecological Restoration

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Dam Removal Underway at Upper Roberts Brook (Northampton) 

7/17/2018 Division of Ecological Restoration

Dam removal restores access for local trout population to approximately 4 miles of clean, coldwater habitat.

Press Release

Baker-Polito Administration Awards Funding for River and Wetland Restoration Projects 

7/09/2018 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

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RFR Released: Priority Projects 

5/24/2018 Division of Ecological Restoration

DER is seeking applications for aquatic habitat restoration and revitalization Priority Projects.

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