The State Organization Index provides an alphabetical listing of government organizations, including commissions, departments, and bureaus.
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Along the coast of Massachusetts there are hundreds of places to access sprawling sandy beaches, rocky coastline, pristine salt marshes, and bustling ports and harbors. This CZ-Tip focuses on coastal access in the Commonwealth, including public rights and responsibilities, public access sites, and environmental protection issues.
About 25 percent of the Massachusetts shoreline is publicly owned. For more on visiting some of these sites, see:
Environmental quality is important to coastal public access to ensure safe swimming and fishing, and to maintain the aesthetic quality of the shoreline. For more on coastal water quality and how to protect the coastal environment when visiting the shore, see: