Natural Resources & Shellfish

The Brewster Natural Resources Department oversees shellfish propogation and regulation.

To moor a boat in Brewster, you must fill out the attached application and contact the Natural Resources department. All moorings (existing and new) must apply annually for a mooring permit. Permits are due for renewal February 15 of each year.

Non-Commercial Shellfish Regulations and Mooring Regulations are available online in PDF format or may be picked up in Town Hall.

Shellfishing permits:

Resident over 70 years of age (lifetime License) $5.00
Resident Annual Shellfish Permit $25.00
Non-Resident Annual Permit $125.00
Non-Resident (one week) $20.00

Mooring and Kayak Rack Fees: $25.00 

Brewster Flats is a community organization working with the DNR to preserve and protect Brewster's natural environment.

Draft Long Pond Alum Treatment Report, Feb 13, 2009

Chris Miller, Director
Shellfish Phone: 896-4546
Fax 508-896-8089
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