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February 2015

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2015 Hunting, Fishing, Trapping Season Summary pdf format of Seasons Summary 2015

February 5 & 6: Southeast Region Conservation Forum on Wildlife Habitat Management, Mashpee and Buzzards Bay
The Fire Science and Land Management Field Trip scheduled for Thursday, February 5 has been postponed due to snowfall. The Forest Guild will release a new date soon. Friday's Forum is still on and will happen unless Massachusetts Maritime Academy closes.
Wildlands firefighters, natural resource managers, land trusts, municipal conservation agents and other conservation-minded people in southeastern Massachusetts are encouraged to register for the 2nd Annual Southeastern Massachusetts Regional Conservation Forum to be held February 5-6, 2015 in Mashpee and Buzzards Bay. Learn how fire, tree harvest, and other habitat management activities benefit wildlife of all kinds, including some species that have been dwindling in numbers. This forum will build on the conservation initiatives prioritized by the participants of the first Regional Forum held in 2014, furthering the development of a Regional Conservation Partnership. On February 5, in Mashpee at the Wampanoag Tribal Offices, the focus will be on Fire Science and Land Management and include field trips to properties where various habitat management activities such as prescribed burning and tree harvest activities have been conducted. On February 6, at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in Buzzards Bay there will be presentations and breakout sessions on restoration projects, exploring partnerships in the Pine Barrens ecoregion, and reviewing the fire science field trip. The forum is sponsored by the North Atlantic Fire Science Exchange, Southeastern Pine Barrens Alliance, MassWildlife, MassAudubon, and the Forest Guild Northeast Region. To register for the forum and for more information about the Regional Conservation Partnership, view the Forum Registration and Agenda.

February 6–8: New England Fishing and Outdoor Expo, Boxborough – Stop by MassWildlife’s booth to purchase fishing/hunting licenses, ask questions, and pick up information on fishing, hunting, and outdoor recreation in MA. The Expo is located at the Holiday Inn at 242 Adams Place, Boxborough. For more information, directions, and show times, visit the Expo website.

February 7: Merrimack River Eagle Festival, Newburyport – Come to Newburyport for a full day of activities celebrating the restoration of bald eagles! Visit Eagle Hot Spots, go on a guided tour, see live raptors, make an eagle mask, or dissect an owl pellet. Coordinated by MassAudubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center and the US Fish and Wildlife Service Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, this annual winter event is a great opportunity to learn about eagles in the area. While there, visit MassWildlife biologist Pat Huckery who will be stationed with a spotting scope at one the Eagle Hot Spots at Deer Island near the chain bridge (accessible only from Newburyport). Dress for the outdoors and wear sturdy, water proof boots.

February 7: Buffumville Lake Ice Fishing Festival, Charlton  CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW DEPTH – In Cooperation with the US Army Corps of Engineers Buffumville Lake, and the Charlton Conservation Department, 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. @ the North Cove Picnic Area off of Oxford Rd, in Charlton. This is a free, non-competitive, family friendly, learn to ice fish event. Bring your fishing equipment, or borrow ours - limited equipment and bait will be provided. Please note - this event will be cancelled if there is less than 6 inches of ice, if it rains, or if we have a snowstorm of 6 inches or more.  Contact Jim Lagacy or Todd Girard at the phone numbers listed below by Thursday February 5th for event go/no go information. *Open to the public – contact Todd Girard @ 508-248-2247, todd.girard@townofcharlton.net, or Jim Lagacy @ 508-389-6309 or jim.lagacy@state.ma.us

February 7: Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Plymouth – Pre-school educators are invited to this fun, hands-on, 6-hour workshop that focuses on early childhood education. The Growing Up WILD Activity Guide builds on a children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. The workshop takes place at Southeastern Mass Pine Barrens Alliance office. Click here for more information about this workshop. pdf format of GUW Southeastern Pine Barrens
Please contact Karen Kurkoski at kkurkoski@yahoo.com or (508) 747-0526. Registration deadline is January 23, 2015.

February 7: Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Westborough – Pre-school educators are invited to this fun, hands-on, 6-hour workshop that focuses on early childhood education. The Growing Up WILD Activity Guide builds on a children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. The workshop takes place at Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife Field Headquarters. Click here for more information about this workshop. pdf format of Growing Up Wild, Westborough
Please contact Pam Landry at pam.landry@state.ma.us or (508) 389-6310. Registration deadline is January 28, 2015.

February 8: Annual Meeting of the Hubbardston/Ware River Nature Club, Barre (Storm date: February 15)

  • The Unexpected and Sudden Decline in Massachusetts Bats, Barre – Presented by Tom French, Assistant Director of DFW for the Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program.
  • Massachusetts Grassland Birds and Bluebird Trail Restoration – Presented by DFW State Ornithologist, Andrew Vitz.

Both talks will take place at the annual meeting of the Hubbardston/Ware River Nature Club. The event, celebrating the organization’s first year of existence, includes dinner and silent auction. The event will take place at Hartman’s Herb Farm (1026 Old Dana Road, Barre) is from 12:30 – 5:00. For more information, to make a reservation, or to donate to the auction, contact hubbardstonnatureclub@yahoo.com.

February 12: Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Advisory Committee Meeting, Westborough – The meeting will take place at the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Field Headquarters Office located at 1 Rabbit Hill Road in Westborough from 1:30- 4:30 P.M. in the Southwest Meeting Room, Room #103. Please note: If you have a disability or medical condition and would like to request special accommodations, please contact Susan Sacco at 508-389-6342.

February 15: Wildlife Habitat Management Options Talk, Sterling – POSTPONED DUE TO PREDICTED WEATHER, NEW DATE TBD –  Rebecca DiGirolomo, MassWildlife Habitat Biologist, will discuss the importance of management for animals like ruffed grouse, New England cottontails, woodcock, and whip-poor-wills. She will talk about different types of management and about how to provide habitat for birds and other wildlife on your land. The talk will be held at First Church Parish Hall, 6 Meetinghouse Hill Road in Sterling at 2:30 P.M. The event is free and open to the public and the building is handicapped accessible. For more information, contact Marion Larson, SLT Board Member, at (978) 422-5162 or email marion46@verizon.net.

February 19–22: Springfield Sportsmen’s Show, West Springfield – The Springfield Sportsmen’s Show is loaded with hunting, fishing, boating, and outdoor recreation activities. Swing by MassWildlife’s exhibit to pick up hunting/fishing information, ask questions, or purchase hunting/fishing licenses. Licenses and permits can be paid for by credit card ONLY; we cannot accept cash. This event is located at the Eastern States Exposition, Home of the Big E at 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield. For more information, directions, and show times, visit the Springfield Sportsmen’s Show website.

February 22: Kids Ice Fishing Event And Family Fun Day, Hopkinton –An event with Woodville Rod and Gun Club and  The Pikers in association with the Hopkinton 300 Celebration at Lake Whitehall in Hopkinton - 11:00am - 2:30pm at the Sandy Beach area located near the intersection of Hayward Street and Lakeshore Drive Hopkinton, MA. See signs and notices for additional parking - Children ages 14 and under accompanied by a responsible adult are welcome. PRE REGISTRATION REQUIRED, when registering for activities please use the Hopkinton Parks and Recreation. For more information about this program check the Woodville Rod and Gun Page at http://www.woodvillerodandgun.com/forms/Kids_Ice_Event_2015.pdf

February 23: Fisheries and Wildlife Board Meeting, Westborough – The February meeting of the Fisheries and Wildlife Board will be held on Monday, February 23, 2015, at 10:00 A.M., at the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife’s Field Headquarters, Richard Cronin Building, 1 Rabbit Hill Road, off North Drive, Westborough, Massachusetts. Please note: If you have a disability or medical condition and would like to request special accommodations, please contact Susan Sacco at 508-389-6342.


March 2015

2015 Hunting, Fishing, Trapping Season Summary pdf format of Seasons Summary 2015

March 1 – 31: Quack, Quack, MA Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Exhibit, Worcester – Bring your family to see top youth entries in the 2014 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest (JDS) at the Notre Dame Academy, Flagg Gallery in Worcester. The Duck Stamp contest is modeled after the federal duck stamp competition. Youth of all ages are encouraged to learn about waterfowl and the importance of wetlands through this conservation contest. Winning artwork for 2014 can also be seen on the DFW website. The Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Contest is sponsored by DFW, the Massachusetts Wildlife Federation, the Massachusetts Ducks Unlimited Chapter, and the US Fish and Wildlife Service. For further information on the JDS exhibit contact: Mary Zywar at (508) 757-6200 x 253.

March 1: "Head-starting" Endangered  Blanding's Turtles, Byfield Tom French, Assistant Director of DFW for the Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program, will be the keynote speaker at the Annual Parker River Clean Water Association  Meeting. Learn about how turtle head-start programs decrease hatchling mortality. The meeting starts at 1 P.M. and will be held at the Newbury Library on Lunt Street in Byfield. Refreshments will be served. The public is invited.

March 7: Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Lenox – Pre-school educators are invited to this fun, hands-on, 6-hour workshop that focuses on early childhood education. The Growing Up WILD Activity Guide builds on a children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. MA Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox.  Click here to for more information about this workshop pdf format of GUW Audubon Pleasant Valley
. Please contact Pam Landry at pam.landry@state.ma.us or (508) 389-6310 for registration details. Registration deadline is February 20, 2015.

March 7: Basic Freshwater Fly Tying Course, Worcester  – This course will be held at the Lower Forty Fly Shop at 134 Madison St, Worcester, MA 01610 in cooperation with the Charlton Conservation Department from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. This is a beginner’s fly tying course with the focus on simple trout fishing patterns. Todd Girard will be the lead instructor, and all materials and equipment will be provided. *Open to the public -  limited to 6 people – minimum age is 12 - PRE-REGISTRATION IS MADATORY. Contact Jim Bender at 508-752-4004.

March 7: MassWildlife at 23rd Annual Birders Meeting, Waltham – Bird club members and other bird enthusiasts are invited to attend this conference sponsored by MassAudubon at Bentley College in Waltham. The conference theme is “Managing for Birds: Balancing the Needs of Wildlife and People”. Presentations will focus on habitat management for certain birds in need of special conservation efforts in order to reverse dwindling habitat and bird populations in Massachusetts. MassWildlife Restoration Ecologist Tim Simmons will talk about MassWildlife’s Biodiversity Initiative, Drew Vitz, State Ornithologist will staff a MassWildlife exhibit to inform and invite birders to get involved in several citizen science projects. Click here for registration information, program presentations and a list of exhibitors. Early Bird registration deadline is February 28.

March 10 & 12: Basic Freshwater Fly Tying Course, Westborough – This course will take place at the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Field Headquarters, Westborough (1 Rabbit Hill Rd), from 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. This is a free, two session course for beginning fly tyers only – weather permitting participation is strongly encouraged for both sessions. All tools and tying materials provided. *Open to the public – Minimum age is 12 - PRE-REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY – contact Jim Lagacy at 508-389-6309, or jim.lagacy@state.ma.us to pre-register.

March 11: Massachusetts Environmental Education Society Conference, Worcester – Join MEES for their 2015 Annual Conference at the College of Holy Cross Hogan Campus Center. This year’s conference will explore Environmental Education principles for all ages, spaces, and places. Join fellow environmental educators and advocates in exploring ways to reach the very young, get those in urban environments outdoors, and deepen our experiences outdoors. For the program brochure, including a full list of workshops, click here. To register, click here.  

March 11-15: Boston Flower and Garden Show – Stop by MassWildlife's display at the Boston Flower and Garden Show to ask our staff questions and pick up information on wildlife and outdoor recreation in MA. The Boston Flower and Garden Show will take place at the Seaport World Trade Center. For more information about the Boston Flower and Garden Show and ticket information, click here.

March 12: Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Advisory Committee Meeting, Westborough – The meeting will take place at the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Field Headquarters Office located at 1 Rabbit Hill Road in Westborough from 1:30- 4:30 P.M. in the Southwest Meeting Room, Room #103. Please note: If you have a disability or medical condition and would like to request special accommodations, please contact Susan Sacco at 508-389-6342.

March 14: Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Cambridge – Pre-school educators are invited to this fun, hands-on, 6-hour workshop that focuses on early childhood education. The Growing Up WILD Activity Guide builds on a children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. Maynard Ecology Center, Cambridge. Click here for more information about this workshop. pdf format of Growing Up Wild, Cambridge
Please contact Jean Rogers at jrogers@cambridgema.gov or (617) 349-4793 for registration details. Registration deadline is February 26, 2015.

March 16: Suburban Deer Management in Eastern MA, Andover – MassWildlife Deer and Moose Project Leader David Stainbrook will give a talk at the annual meeting of Foster's Pond Corporation at 7:00 P.M. at the Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main Street in Andover. The event is free and open to the public. Metered parking is available behind the library, limited on-street parking is also available. Follow signs for FPC event.

March 16: Angler Education Program Display at the Western MA Fly Fishermen’s Spring Expo, Ludlow – In cooperation with the Ludlow Elks, 6:00 - 9:00 P.M. *Open to the public – Contact Bill Rose at 508-389-6309.

March 18: Fisheries and Wildlife Board Meeting, Westborough – The March meeting of the Fisheries and Wildlife Board will be held on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at 11:00 A.M., at the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife’s Field Headquarters, Richard Cronin Building, 1 Rabbit Hill Road, off North Drive, Westborough, Massachusetts. Please note: If you have a disability or medical condition and would like to request special accommodations, please contact Susan Sacco at 508-389-6342.

March 21: Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Bedford – Pre-school educators are invited to this fun, hands-on, 6-hour workshop that focuses on early childhood education. The Growing Up WILD Activity Guide builds on a children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. EDCO Collaborative, 36 Middlesex Turnpike, Bedford (www.edcollab.org).  Click here to for more information about this workshop pdf format of GUW EDCO
. Please contact Dana Mullaley at dmullaley@edcollab.org for registration details. Registration deadline is February 21, 2015.

March 21: Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Norwell – Pre-school educators are invited to this fun, hands-on, 6-hour workshop that focuses on early childhood education. The Growing Up WILD Activity Guide builds on a children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. South Shore Natural Science Center, Norwell. Click here for more information about this workshop. pdf format of Growing Up Wild, Norwell
Please contact Diane Thureson at dthureson@ssymca.org or (781) 659-2559 x 216 for registration details. Registration deadline is March 7, 2015.

March 21: Central Mass Lyme Conference, Worcester – Join the Central Mass Lyme Foundation as they host their first Lyme disease conference at Quinsigamond Community College Harrington Learning Center. This event will explore the complexities of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases and include presentations by experts in primary care, research, testing, psychology, and legislation. MassWildlife Deer Biologist David Stainbrook will be making a presentation entitled “Complexities of Managing White-tailed Deer in Suburban Massachusetts.” Early bird tickets (before Feb. 1) are $5, in advance tickets are $7, and tickets at the door are $10. Click here for more information on the conference.  

March 21: Mass Land Conservation Conference, Worcester – Join the MA Land Trust Coalition for the 25th MA Land Conservation Conference, Gaining Ground: Conserving our Common Wealth. This annual, day-long training and networking event provides an opportunity to participate in workshops and discussions that focus on fostering healthy communities in MA through land conservation. For more information and to register, click here.

March 28, 2015 – Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Springfield – Pre-school educators are invited to this fun, hands-on, 6-hour workshop that focuses on early childhood education. The Growing Up WILD Activity Guide builds on a children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. Springfield Science Museum. Click here for more information about this workshop. pdf format of GUW Springfield Science Center
Please contact Pam Hess at phess@outdoors.org for registration details. Registration deadline is March 14, 2015.


April 2015

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April 9: Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Advisory Committee Meeting, Westborough – The meeting will take place at the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Field Headquarters Office located at 1 Rabbit Hill Road in Westborough from 1:30- 4:30 P.M. in the Southwest Meeting Room, Room #103 Please note: If you have a disability or medical condition and would like to request special accommodations, please contact Susan Sacco at 508-389-6342.


May 2015

2015 Hunting, Fishing, Trapping Season Summary pdf format of Seasons Summary 2015

May 2: Snow Pond Family Fishing Festival, Charlton – This event is in cooperation with the Charlton Conservation Department at Snow Pond in Charlton (12 Cemetery Road) from 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. This is a free, non-competitive, family friendly, learn to fish event. Bring your fishing equipment, or borrow ours- limited equipment and bait will be provided.*Open to the public – Contact Todd Girard at 508-248-2247 or todd.girard@townofcharlton.net for more information.

May 2: Needham Recreation Family Fishing Derby, Needham – This event is in cooperation with the Needham Park and Recreation Commission at the Needham Reservoir, 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., 470 Dedham Ave, Needham. This a family friendly, learn to fish event. Bring your own fishing equipment, or borrow ours- limited equipment and bait will be provided. *Open to the public – Contact Karen Peirce at 781-455-7521.

May 3: Brookline Reservoir Family Fishing Festival, Brookline – This event is in cooperation with the Brookline Recreation Department at the Brookline Reservoir (located along Rte. 9 between Lee and Warren Streets in Brookline), 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. This a family friendly, learn to fish event. Bring your own fishing equipment, or borrow ours- limited equipment and bait will be provided. *Open to the public – Contact Stephanie Springer at sspringer@brooklinema.gov or Jim Lagacy at jim.lagacy@state.ma.us or 508-389-6309 for more information.

May 9: Spec Pond Family Fishing Festival, Wilbraham – This event is in Cooperation with the Wilbraham Parks and Recreation Department at Spec Pond - 2540 Boston Rd (Rt. 20), in Wilbraham, 10:00am – 2:00pm. This is a free, family friendly, learn to fish event. Bring your fishing equipment, or borrow ours - limited equipment and bait will be provided.* Open to the Public – Contact Jim Lagacy (MassWildlife) at 508-389-6309 or jim.lagacy@state.ma.us

May 14: Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Advisory Committee Meeting, Westborough – The meeting will take place at the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Field Headquarters Office located at 1 Rabbit Hill Road in Westborough from 1:30- 4:30 P.M. in the Southwest Meeting Room, Room #103. Please note: If you have a disability or medical condition and would like to request special accommodations, please contact Susan Sacco at 508-389-6342.

May 16: Disabled American Veterans Fishing Festival, Marlboro – This event is in cooperation with the Marlboro Fish and Game Club at the Marlboro Fish and Game Club, 1 Muddy Lane, Marlboro, 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. *This fishing event is open to disabled veterans only – Contact Jim Lagacy at 508-389-6309 or jim.lagacy@state.ma.us for more information.

May 17: Whitman’s Pond Family Fishing Festival, Weymouth – This event is in cooperation with the Whitman’s Pond Association in Whitman’s Pond in Weymouth (boat launch area off of Middle St.) from 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. *Open to the public – Contact Jim Lagacy at 508-389-6309 or jim.lagacy@state.ma.us

May 23: Otter River State Forest Family Fishing Festival, Baldwinville – This event is in cooperation with the Department of Conservation and Recreation at Beaman Pond (86 Winchendon Rd., Baldwinville) 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. Come celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Massachusetts first State Forest - Otter River State Forest - by participating in this family fun event. This is a free, learn to fish event. Bring your fishing equipment, or borrow ours - limited equipment and bait will be provided. *Open to the Public – Contact Jim Lagacy by phone at 508-389-6309 or email at jim.lagacy@state.ma.us or Michael Travaglini by phone at (978)-939-8962 or by email at michael.travaglini@state.ma.us


June 2015

2015 Hunting, Fishing, Trapping Season Summary pdf format of Seasons Summary 2015

June 6 & 7: FREE FISHING WEEKEND!  – Take a friend or family member fishing - you won't need a fishing license to fish any public fresh-water lake, pond, reservoir, river or stream statewide from 12:00 A.M. Saturday June 6th until 11:59 P.M. Sunday June 7th. While you can fish for free this weekend, all other times you will need a fishing licenses if you are 15 years of age or older. A fishing license is a wonderful investment in your state, as the fees support fisheries research, fish stocking programs, angler education programs and many other services provided by MassWildlifeYouths’ ages 15 to 17 will not be charged for a fishing license, while they still need to obtain one, it is free of charge – go to http://www.mass.gov/dfwele/licensing/index.htm for details.

June 6: Great Falls Discovery Center Family Fishing Day, Turners Falls – This event is in cooperation with the US Fish and Wildlife Service at the Great Falls Discovery Center in Turners Falls (2 Avenue A), 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. This is a free, non-competitive, family friendly, learn to fish event. Bring your fishing equipment, or borrow ours - limited equipment and bait will be provided *Open to the pubic – Contact Laurel Carpenter at 413-863-3221 or laurelcarpenter@fws.gov

June 6: Spot Pond Family Fishing Festival, Stoneham – This event is in cooperation with the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), and the Stoneham Police at Spot Pond in Stoneham, 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. - located at the Straw Point area on the north end of Spot Pond off of New South Street. This is a free, non-competitive, family friendly, learn to fish event. Bring your fishing equipment, or borrow ours - limited equipment and bait will be provided *Open to the Public – Contact Jim Lagacy at 508-389-6309 or jim.lagacy@state.ma.us

June 11: Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Advisory Committee Meeting, Westborough – The meeting will take place at the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Field Headquarters Office located at 1 Rabbit Hill Road in Westborough from 1:30- 4:30 P.M. in the Southwest Meeting Room, Room #103. Please note: If you have a disability or medical condition and would like to request special accommodations, please contact Susan Sacco at 508-389-6342.


July 2015

2015 Hunting, Fishing, Trapping Season Summary pdf format of Seasons Summary 2015

July 9: Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Advisory Committee Meeting, Westborough – The meeting will take place at the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Field Headquarters Office located at 1 Rabbit Hill Road in Westborough from 1:30- 4:30 P.M. in the Southwest Meeting Room, Room #103. Please note: If you have a disability or medical condition and would like to request special accommodations, please contact Susan Sacco at 508-389-6342.

July 19: The Taunton River Watershed Alliance Family Fishing Day, Berkley – This event is cosponsored by the MassWildlife Angler Education Program and the Taunton River Watershed Alliance at Dighton Rock State Park – Bay View Ave., Berkley, 12:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.  This is a free, non-competitive, family friendly, learn to fish event. Bring your fishing equipment, or borrow ours - limited equipment and bait will be provided*Open to the public – Contact Jim Lagacy at jim.lagacy@state.ma.us                                  


August 2015

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September 2015

2015 Hunting, Fishing, Trapping Season Summary pdf format of Seasons Summary 2015

September 10: Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Advisory Committee Meeting, Westborough – The meeting will take place at the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Field Headquarters Office located at 1 Rabbit Hill Road in Westborough from 1:30- 4:30 P.M. in the Southwest Meeting Room, Room #103. Please note: If you have a disability or medical condition and would like to request special accommodations, please contact Susan Sacco at 508-389-6342.

September 20: Massachusetts Outdoor Expo “The Big MOE”, Sturbridge – This event is cooperation with the Hamilton Rod & Gun Club in Sturbridge (24 Hamilton Rd.), 9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. This is a free, non-competitive, family friendly event. There will be equipment and bait provided at the fishing station.  *Open to the Public – Contact Gary Zima at gary.zima@state.ma.us

September 26: Friends of Myles Standish State Forest 8th Annual “Take Me Fishin’!” Event, Plymouth – This event is at Fearing Pond in Myles Standish State Forest in Plymouth, 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. This is a free, non-competitive, family friendly, learn to fish event. Bring your fishing equipment, or borrow ours - limited equipment and bait will be provided*Open to the Public – Contact Rose Mellino at rosemellino@gmail.com


October 2015

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October 8: Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Advisory Committee Meeting, Westborough – The meeting will take place at the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Field Headquarters Office located at 1 Rabbit Hill Road in Westborough from 1:30- 4:30 P.M. in the Southwest Meeting Room, Room #103. Please note: If you have a disability or medical condition and would like to request special accommodations, please contact Susan Sacco at 508-389-6342.


November 2015

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November 12: Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Advisory Committee Meeting, Westborough – The meeting will take place at the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Field Headquarters Office located at 1 Rabbit Hill Road in Westborough from 1:30- 4:30 P.M. in the Southwest Meeting Room, Room #103. Please note: If you have a disability or medical condition and would like to request special accommodations, please contact Susan Sacco at 508-389-6342.


December 2015

2015 Hunting, Fishing, Trapping Season Summary pdf format of Seasons Summary 2015

December 10: Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Advisory Committee Meeting, Westborough – The meeting will take place at the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Field Headquarters Office located at 1 Rabbit Hill Road in Westborough from 1:30- 4:30 P.M. in the Southwest Meeting Room, Room #103. Please note: If you have a disability or medical condition and would like to request special accommodations, please contact Susan Sacco at 508-389-6342.


 

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