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Through the effective management of wildlife and habitat, MassWildlife ensures quality outdoor recreational opportunities for hunters, anglers, and outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy the impressive variety of plants, fish, and wildlife found in Massachusetts. Outdoor skills clinics, wildlife education workshops, presentations, and online resources provide all residents with a greater understanding and appreciation for wildlife conservation. Keep in touch with us – sign up to receive monthly e-newsletters.
Find resources to help you protect our state’s fish, wildlife, plants, and land.
See hunting regulations for different game animals, get hunting tips, and learn about classes that will prepare you to hunt safely and successfully.
Buy your freshwater fishing license, learn about freshwater fishing, and find out where MassWildlife stocks trout.
Always consider ice to be potentially dangerous. Stay safe this winter by taking a few moments to review these ice safety tips and ice thickness guidelines.
The preliminary statewide deer harvest for 2017 is 13,220 – a new record high. Archery and primitive firearms seasons also saw record harvests.
MassWildlife is proposing to extend the archery deer season in eastern Massachusetts. A public hearing has been scheduled for March 7, 2018 at 7 p.m. in Westborough.
Tax season is here, meaning it's a great time to help keep Massachusetts wild!
Interesting seabirds that spend most of the year as far north as the Arctic come to Massachusetts in winter. Learn where to see them.
The winter cold might have you concerned for wildlife. Don't worry; wildlife in Massachusetts have adapted to survive cold temperatures, scarce food supplies, and deep snow.