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DCR Stewardship Council

The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Stewardship Council is a thirteen member citizen advisory council appointed by the Governor.
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The DCR Stewardship Council held its January 2020 meeting at the State House


Nathaniel Y.  Walton, Chairman
Suffolk County

Melissa Harper, Vice Chair
Plymouth County
Ann Canedy, Secretary
Barnstable County
Jack Buckley
Middlesex County
Dicken Crane
Berkshire County

David C. Murphy
Norfolk County


Vivian Ortiz
Suffolk County

Alvin L. Reynolds, Jr.
Essex County

Dennis Smith
Plymouth County

Jennifer N.S. Wilson
Middlesex County

Upcoming Meetings - - All meetings are from 9-11:30 a.m. Location T/B/A except where noted.

December 10, 2020  – online meeting beginning at 9 a.m.

Zoom Meeting ID: 834 5403 8777

Password: 976809

Internet access link:

Telephone access details: (646) 558-8656; 83454038777#

Please contact Lisa Barstow at for access support.



January 14, 2021

February 11, 2021

March 11, 2021

April 8, 2021

May 13, 2021

June 10, 2021

July 8, 2021

No August Meeting

September 9, 2021

October 14, 2021

November 11, 2021

December 9, 2021

Past Meeting Information