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Habitat Management Resources

The following links provide valuable information for those who want to manage their lands for wildlife and for public enjoyment.



Other grant/assistance programs

Additional habitat management grants and technical assistance programs are available from other state and federal agencies. MassWildlife can assist in identifying which of these can be utilized for various management activities, making contact with the applicable staff, and coordinating with them to develop projects.

State Programs

Federal Programs

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture - Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Financial Assistance Programs
    NRCS offers financial and technical assistance to help agricultural producers make and maintain habitat improvements on their land.
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program - The Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program provides technical and financial assistance to landowners, managers, tribes, corporations, schools, and nonprofits interested in improving wildlife habitats on their land. We have biologists located in several field offices throughout the Northeast Region. Projects are voluntary and customized to meet landowners' needs.

  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Coastal Program - The Coastal Program is one of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's most effective resources for restoring and protecting fish and wildlife habitat on public and privately-owned lands. The Program provides technical and financial assistance to partners interested in coastal community conservation. In the Northeast, we have biologists at the following four offices; Gulf of Maine, Southern New England, Delaware Bay, and Chesapeake Bay.

  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Fish Passage Program - The Fish Passage Program works with local communities on a voluntary basis to restore rivers and conserve our nation’s aquatic resources by removing or bypassing barriers. Our projects benefit both fish and people.



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