Massachusetts Wildlife Magazine

Massachusetts Wildlife Magazine 2012 Cover with Black Bear

Massachusetts Wildlife magazine is a quarterly publication packed with award-winning articles and photos on the environment, conservation, fishing, hunting, natural history and just about everything relating to the outdoors in Massachusetts.

Get all the inside information on wildlife and fisheries management, endangered species restoration programs, critical habitat protection and the outstanding people who are working to conserve our outdoor resources. If anyone in your family has an interest in the outdoors, this is the magazine they can't do without! Read more


Providing useful and reliable information about wildlife, plants, fish, and outdoor recreation is an important part of the MassWildlife mission. 

A number of our publications are available for free online and at our offices. Other publications have shipping and handling costs. Still others, require a check made payable to a particular fund, not the agency. Credit cards cannot be used for payment.

Our Publications

  • Recreation Publications

    Find wildlife-related recreation publications from MassWildlife- from birding to hunting, to fishing, nature study, and maps to get there.

  • Wildlife Publications

    Information on all kinds of wildlife, from mammals and birds to reptile and insects.

  • Fisheries Publications

    Facts, species lists, brochures, posters and technical reports.

  • Natural Heritage Publications

    Publications related to rare species and habitats as well as conservation related maps.

  • Wildlife & Habitat Conservation Publications

    Publications relating to habitat management and land conservation activities.

  • Regulations Publications

    Need to find out hunting season dates or fish creel limits? Info on dealing with beaver flooding? This is where you can find this information.

  • MassWildlife Annual Reports

    Find information from the Fisheries and Wildlife Board as well as expenditures, habitat management and biological projects, education programs and land acquisition reports.

  • Get MassWildlife News

    A monthly electronic newsletter available for free by signing up via email. Get the latest info on laws, events, seasonal advice and more. This is a free service for anyone with email!