Slideshow Featured Content

  • 150 Years of Conservation

    MassWildlife turns 150 in 2016!

    Go to to learn about agency history and our anniversary speaker series.

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  • Fawn curl

    If you care, leave them there!

    Remember this if you come across young wildlife this spring.

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  • bear feeder

    Please Don’t Feed Bears!

    It’s time to take birdfeeders down. Eliminating food is the first step in preventing conflicts with bears and other wildlife.

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  • Northern Long-eared Bat Locations in Massachusetts

    The NHESP has published a map delineating regulatory habitat in Massachusetts for the Northern Long-eared Bat, federally listed April 2, 2015.

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  • Dickey Brook in Spring

    Massachusetts Wildlife Lands

    Experience the beauty of the changing seasons by visiting one of Massachusetts’ many state wildlife land properties.

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  • Massachusetts Wildlife Magazine Turns 60

    Massachusetts Wildlife magazine

    Massachusetts Wildlife magazine features award-winning photos and articles on the environment, conservation, fishing, hunting, natural history, and more.

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Seasonal Highlights

  • August 4: Prescribed Fire: Maintaining and Restoring Wildlife Habitat throughout Massachusetts. Free lecture in Westborough, read more.
  • Youth Hunting Story Contest: Youth hunters who participated in the 2015 Youth Deer Hunt are invited to submit their story for a chance to be published in Massachusetts Wildlife magazine. Deadline is Aug.31. Click here for contest details.
  • Warmer weather can lead to fish kills, caused by low oxygen levels. Report fish kills to the Environmental Police at 1 (800) 632-8075. Click here to learn more about fish kills.
  • What should you do if you find young wildlife? Get the answers here.
  • 2016-2017 Migratory Bird Regulations are now available.
  • Looking for information about the endangered Timber Rattlesnake conservation plan? Get the facts here.