Statewide Public Meeting Series: DCR’s Draft Volunteers in Parks Program Guide

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Lawrence Heritage State Park
One Jackson Street
Lawrence, MA 01840

DCR’s Volunteers in Parks Program reflects the Commonwealth’s commitment to encouraging public involvement in the protection and care of our natural, cultural, and recreational resources and aims to engage volunteers and nonprofit organizations in the stewardship of these special landscapes and facilities.

At this series of public meetings, DCR will be presenting its draft guide for the Volunteers in Parks Program and obtaining public input.

To view a copy of the draft Volunteers in Parks Program Guide and obtain additional background information, visit
http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/get-involved/volunteer-in-parks-program-guide.html .

Please note that the public is invited to comment on the draft guidelines from November 4, 2013 until 4:00 p.m., E.S.T. on Friday, December 6, 2013, by emailing DCR.Updates@state.ma.us or writing to the Massachusetts

Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Public Outreach, 251 Causeway Street, Suite 600, Boston, MA 02116, noting “Volunteers in Parks Program” in the subject line.

If you have questions about the public meetings or hearings, please call 617-626-4974 or email DCR.Updates@state.ma.us.

If you would like to be added to an email list to receive DCR general announcements, have questions, or wish to report a concern, email mass.parks@state.ma.us or call 617-626-4973.

Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request by emailing Agatha Summons-McGuire at
agatha.summons@state.ma.us or by calling her at 617-626-1282.

Please provide Ms. McGuire with a description of the accommodation you will need, including as much detail as you can, as well as information on how she can contact you if more information is needed. Please allow at least two weeks (14 days) advance notice to Ms. McGuire of a need for reasonable accommodations; last-minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill. To request materials in accessible formats (Braille, large print, electronic files, audio format), please also contact Ms. McGuire.