- Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
- MassWildlife's Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program
Media Contact for Learn about wildlife virtually anywhere
Marion Larson, MassWildlife
Due to limitations on in-person events this year, MassWildlife is proud to be offering a variety of online programs to keep you informed and entertained. These recorded virtual events are easy to access through Facebook. You don't even need an account! Simply click on the links below and be directed straight to the recording.
Learn about wildlife
Curious about owls? MassWildlife Ornithologist Andrew Vitz, and owl experts Marcia and Mark Wilson introduce you to live owls, give tips for viewing and hearing owls in the wild, and discuss owl research in Massachusetts.
Want to learn about birdwatching? MassWildlife Ornithologist Andrew Vitz, Chief of Information and Education Marion Larson, and Technician Josh Gahagan cover how to identify the birds you can see in your own backyard and what equipment they recommend to see the best of the birds. MassWildlife staff also reveal their favorite places to go birding in Massachusetts.
To celebrate Endangered Species Day on May 15th a panel of staff from MassWildlife's Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program shared their job roles and conservation efforts to help the rare species of Massachusetts.
Learn about hunting and fishing
Are you a new hunter and unsure of where to go, or just looking for a new spot? MassWildlife staff demo online mapping tools to help you identify hunting locations, give scouting tips, and answer questions.
MassWildlife Hatchery Manager Caleb Slater, Assistant Director of Fisheries Todd Richards, and Angler Education Coordinator Jim Lagacy talk all things trout in Massachusetts! They give important updates about fall trout stocking, show you how to find trout stocked waters near you, and offer fall trout fishing tips.
Professional bass angler Gene Ellison joins MassWildlife staff and divulges some of his best tips for finding and catching bass. Jason Stolarski, MassWildlife Watershed Project Leader, talks about how he catches and studies bass and other fish in lakes and ponds across Massachusetts with fisheries sampling gear. Todd Richards, MassWildlife Assistant Director of Fisheries, demos some great online tools to help you find bass on your own.
Wondering what the right age is to introduce your kids to fishing, what bait you should use, or where to go? We've got you covered! MassWildlife's Angler Education Coordinator Jim Lagacy and Communications Coordinator Emily Stolarski chat about tips and tricks for fishing with kids.