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Providing food for wildlife does more harm than good.
Black bears continue to expand their range in Massachusetts. Learn about the lives and habits of these fascinating animals and get tips for avoiding conflicts with bears in your area.
Raccoons live in a variety of habitats, including residential and urban areas. Learn about raccoons and find out how what to do if they are causing problems on your property.
Coyotes can thrive close to humans in a variety of habitats. Make your property less attractive to coyotes by following these tips.
Wild turkeys thrive close to people in suburban and urban areas. Follow these best practices to make your property less attractive to turkeys.
Foxes are fascinating animals, but sometimes they can cause problems for people. Learn about red and gray foxes, and how you can avoid conflicts if there are foxes in your neighborhood.
Skunks are everywhere. Even if you don’t see them, their odor gives them away. Learn more about skunks and about how you can avoid conflicts if they are in your neighborhood.
Beavers play an important role in New England's ecology. Learn about beavers, their ability to transform the landscape, and how to deal with beaver problems.
Bobcats can live in a variety of habitats, including residential areas. Learn about these beautiful and elusive predators and get tips if you are having problems with bobcats in your neighborhood.
Woodchucks are burrowing animals and can make a home for themselves under your porch if you're not careful. Learn about woodchucks and what to do if problems arise.
Canada geese thrive in residential and suburban areas, and can sometimes become a nuisance. Read on to learn about geese and get tips for avoiding and solving problems with these big birds.
Otters are members of the weasel (Mustelid) family. Learn more about these playful animals that were once rare in the Commonwealth.
Opossums are marsupials found in Massachusetts. They are known for “playing possum” when threatened, falling over and pretending to be dead for up to several hours.
Fishers are members of the weasel family. They are shy and elusive, but can be found throughout Massachusetts. Learn about these fascinating predators and what to do if they are causing problems in your yard.
Gray and red squirrels are common. Learn about their food habitat, and behavior and get tips for dealing with problem squirrels.

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