Update from Republic Services on Final Yard Waste Pick-up:

If you still have yard-waste to be picked up and your trash is normally on Thursday or Friday, yard waste will be picked up on Saturday 12/14/19. If it is not picked up on Saturday it will be picked up on Tuesday 12/17/19. If your yard waste has not been picked up by the end of the day Tuesday please call DPW at 263-3246 and provide your address and DPW will pick it up.

DCR - Nature As Your Guide

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Use Nature As Your Guide Program 2019

2019 marks the 12th year of the Use Nature As Your Guide program at the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR).  This program offers a MassParks Pass to the West Springfield Park & Recreation Department each year that residents may borrow to visit state parks.  The ParksPass entitles the bearer to free parking for one vehicle (excluding buses or vans) at over 50 facilities in the Massachusetts state parks system that charge a day-use parking fee

MassPark Pass Lending Through West Springfield Park & Recreation

This ParksPass should be borrowed and returned to the West Springfield Park & Recreation Department.  West Springfield Park & Recreation requires a copy of your license to be kept for our records when lending the ParksPass. We encourage you to visit the Department of Conservation & Recreation website for more information about MassParks facilities:

Interested in buying a MassParks Pass for your family?

Passes are also available for individual purchase through the DCR.  Click here for more details. We hope you will take advantage of the Use Nature As Your Guide program.  The DCR looks forward to welcoming West Springfield residents to parks and forests throughout the state so they may enjoy some of Massachusetts special places as well as the benefits of healthy outdoor recreation.