Massachusetts Endangered Species Act

Through the implementation of MESA, MassWildlife’s Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program conserves and protects the most vulnerable animal and plant species of Massachusetts and the habitats upon which they depend.

MESA protects rare species

Take a closer look at some MESA-listed species

Species spotlight: Bald eagle 

Learn about bald eagle restoration in Massachusetts and about MassWildlife's ongoing efforts to aid bald eagle recovery.  Find out more about these impressive birds and what you can do to help.

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