Many opportunities exist for growing businesses, a skilled workforce, and resource efficient links across industries in Devens.
The deliberate sustainability planning born out of the Reuse Plan has made Devens a regional model for low impact development, green infrastructure, and innovative waste management. These ideas are put to practice every day in thoughtful planning of systems that support Devens' business and the environmentLearn More
Everybody has a role to play in reducing waste and protecting our infrastructure!
Devens boasts healthy, resilient places that are accessible to all residents and visitors. These areas extend beyond our boundaries and are part of regionally important wildlife habitats such as the Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge and numerous land trust holdings. Devens’ commitment to sustainable reuse of former military sites has minimized encroachment into these areas and maintained them as attractive community assets with access to trails networks, boating, hunting, fishing, and other outdoor recreation in nearly every direction.Learn More
Everyone has a role to play in protecting our natural resources!
Climate change is bringing hotter days and more intense storms. From an increased risk of heat-related illnesses and vector-borne diseases to blocked roadways, these impacts have an effect on our community's public health and safety. The Devens Forward plan seeks to improve the community' preparedness while improving public health through increasing access to healthy food and active lifestyles.Learn More
Everyone has a role to play in keeping Devens safe and healthy!