Working for Wildlife

MassWildlife's Habitat Programs

MassWildlife restores and manages critical habitats to help conserve the diversity of wildlife and plant communities in the Commonwealth for generations to come.

Habitat Management Grant Now Open

MassWildlife's Habitat Management Grant Program is now accepting applications for projects that improve habitat on lands open to outdoor recreation.

Learn how our work is helping wildlife thrive

Why is habitat management needed?

Human development has decreased open habitat types like grassland, shrubland, and young forest in Massachusetts. Wildlife that rely on these habitats will continue to decline without focused habitat restoration and maintenance.

Tools for creating quality habitat

What about carbon?

Land protection and management provide big gains for both wildlife and climate.

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