Public Meeting on Resource Management Plan

The following is a press release from the Department of Conservation and Recreation.

Department of Conservation a­nd Recreation
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Public Meeting on the Preparation of a Resource Management Plan
for the Blue Hills Management Complex

Including the following properties:

Borderland State Park, Blue Hills, Cutler Park, Neponset River, and Wilson Mountain Reservations
Bristol Blake State Reservation, Gilbert Hills, Franklin, and Wrentham State Forests, Bridgewater, Rehoboth, and West Bridgewater State Forests

 Wednesday, October 28, 20157:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Blue Hills Trailside Museum, 1904 Canton Ave., Milton, MA


DCR is in the process of developing a Resource Management Plan for its Blue Hills Complex. The purpose of this meeting is to present information about the resource management planning process and to hear your concerns and ideas about priority management issues related to recreation, stewardship of resources, and park facilities. If you have questions about this public meeting, please contact DCR Updates at (617) 626-4974 or

Written comments may be submitted to DCR through November 27, 2015, either online at or by mail to the Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Public Outreach, 251 Causeway Street, Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114, noting “Blue Hills Complex RMP” in the subject line.

The meeting presentation will be available after October 28 on DCR’s website at

Photo: Lisa Yahiaoui (Randolph)

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