MA Department of Conservation and Recreationhttp://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/
To protect, promote and enhance our common wealth of natural, cultural and recreational resources for the well-being of all. In meeting today's responsibilities and planning for tomorrow, DCR's focus is on: Improving outdoor recreational opportunities and natural resource conservation; Restoring and improving our facilities; Expanding public involvement in carrying out DCR's mission; and Establishing first-rate management systems and practices. The health and happiness of people across Massachusetts depend on the accessibility and quality of our green infrastructure - our natural resources, recreational facilities, and great historic landscapes. The DCR continues to improve the vital connection between people and the environment.