Held on the second Thursday of every month (with no meeting held in August), the Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Advisory Committee  meetings are open to the public. Topics on non-game and endangered species will be covered, and updates on agency activities will be part of the agenda. The role of the Advisory Committee is to provide the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife and the Fisheries and Wildlife Board with independent scientific advice on the conservation and protection of over 400 species of wild plants and animals that are not hunted, fished or trapped.

May 8, 2014 -- Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Advisory Committee Meeting, West Boylston. The Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Advisory Committee will be meeting on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at the DFW Field Headquarters Office located at 100 Hartwell Street, Suite 230, West Boylston from 1:30- 4:30 P.M. in Conference Room A. Directions or call MassWildlife at (508) 389-6360.