Request rare species information

Site specific rare species information can be requested for regulatory review projects, habitat management, or conservation purposes.
You will receive a written response within 30 days of receipt of all information required.

Regulatory Review Contact Information

Phone

North/Central/Western Massachusetts (508) 389-6357
Southeastern Massachusetts/Cape & Islands (508) 389-6385

The Details

What you need

To receive a list of state-listed species that coincide with a particular property you will need to send us the request form and a map showing the location of the property. The fee is not required if the request is for conservation purposes or habitat management and you are a non-profit conservation group, government agency or are working with a government agency

Fees

Name Fee Unit
Information request $50 per form

How to request

Please mail the request form, map and fee (if applicable).

If your request is for conservation purposes or habitat management and you are a non-profit conservation group, government agency or are working with a government agency, then no fee is  required . You can email the form and map to natural.heritage@state.ma.us.

Next steps

Response from NHESP

You can expect a letter response in 30 days with a list of species that coincides with the area you've marked on the map submitted.

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Contact

Address

1 Rabbit Hill Road, Westbrough, MA 01581

Phone

North/Central/Western Massachusetts (508) 389-6357
Southeastern Massachusetts/Cape & Islands (508) 389-6385

Fax

(508) 389-7890

Address

MassWildlife Field Headquarters
1 Rabbit Hill Road, Westborough, MA 01581

Phone

Open M-F, 8am-4:30pm

Regulatory review inquiries

Fax

(508) 389-7890

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