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HCP Certificates of Inclusion

Any nonfederal land owner that implements covered activities described in the HCP is eligible to apply for a COI to receive incidental take coverage.

2022 Requests for Certificates of Inclusion

Public comments will be accepted on each request for a minimum of 15 business days prior to issuing a COI. Comments should be sent to coastal.waterbirds@mass.gov

Nauset Beach, Orleans: Comment period concluded February 3, 2022; Approved February 24, 2022

     Final Certificate of Inclusion
     Final Conservation & Management Permit
     Request for COI

Plymouth Long Beach, Plymouth: Emergency Request for Additional Take Exposure: Comment period open until June 27, 2022

     Emergency Request for Additional Take Exposure

Final Certificates of Inclusion/Conservation & Management Permits

The following Certificates of Inclusion (COI) and Conservation & Management Permits have been finalized and approved. Also included are the Requests for COIs.

2021

Revere Beach State Reservation, Nahant Beach State Reservation, Winthrop Shores Reservation; Revere, Nahant, Winthrop: Comment period concluded June 23, 2021

      Request for Amended COI

Duxbury Beach Reservation, Duxbury: Comment period concluded February 18, 2021; Approved March 3, 2021

      Request for Amended COI
      Final Certificate of Inclusion
      Final Conservation & Management Permit

Horseneck Beach State Reservation, Westport: Comment period concluded April 14, 2021

      Request for COI

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2020

North Beach, Chatham: Comment period concluded January 24, 2020; Approved April 15, 2020

      Final Certificate of Inclusion
      Final Conservation & Management Permit
      Request for COI

Plymouth Long Beach, Plymouth: Comment period concluded January 10, 2020; Approved March 3, 2020

      Final Certificate of Inclusion
      Final Conservation & Management Permit
      Request for COI

Sandy Neck Beach Park, Barnstable: Comment period concluded January 10, 2020; Approved March 3, 2020

      Final Certificate of Inclusion
      Final Conservation & Management Permit
      Request for COI

Duxbury Beach Reservation, Duxbury: Comment period concluded April 20, 2020; Approved June 4, 2020
Emergency Request for Additional Take Exposure: Comment period open until July 3, 2020; Amendment Approved June 22, 2020

      Final Certificate of Inclusion
      Amended Conservation & Management Permit
      Amendment Authorization
      Emergency Request for Additional Take Exposure
      Request for Amended COI

West Dennis Beach, Dennis: Comment period concluded January 10, 2020; Approved June 4, 2020

      Final Certificate of Inclusion
      Final Conservation & Management Permit
      Request for COI

Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge, Leland Beach, Wasque Point, and Norton Point Beach, Edgartown: Comment period concluded March 10, 2020; Approved June 4, 2020

      Final Certificate of Inclusion
      Final Conservation & Management Permit
      Request for COI

Coskata-Coate Wildlife Refuge, Nantucket: Comment period concluded March 23, 2020; Approved June 4, 2020

      Final Certificate of Inclusion
      Final Conservation & Management Permit
      Request for COI

2019

Chatham North Beach, Chatham: Comment period concluded August 13, 2019

Duxbury Beach Reservation, Duxbury: Comment period concluded July 22, 2019

Nauset Beach, Orleans: Comment period concluded February 15, 2019; Approved February 26, 2019

  Final Certificate of Inclusion
  Final Conservation & Management Permit
  Attachment A: Request for COI

Plymouth Long Beach, Plymouth: Comment period concluded February 15, 2019; Approved February 26, 2019

  Final Certificate of Inclusion
  Final Conservation & Management Permit
  Attachment A: Request for COI

2018

Horseneck Beach State Reservation, Westport: Emergency request for COI modification. Comment period concluded July 13, 2018

   Emergency Request for COI Amendment

Plymouth Long Beach, Plymouth: Comment period concluded June 15, 2018; Approved June 22, 2018

   Emergency Request for Additional Take Exposure

Horseneck Beach State Reservation, Westport: Comment period concluded April 10, 2018; Approved April 20, 2018

 
Final Certificate of Inclusion
  Final Conservation & Management Permit
  Attachment A: Request for COI

Duxbury Beach Reservation, Duxbury: Comment period concluded April 10, 2018; Approved June 1, 2018

  Final Certificate of Inclusion
  Final Conservation & Management Permit
  Attachment A: Request for COI

2017

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