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Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MASSWILDLIFE)

MASSWILDLIFE OFFICES AND HATCHERIES ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

FISHING IS OPEN AND SPRING TROUT STOCKING WILL CONTINUE.

WMAs ARE OPEN.

MassWildlife is responsible for the conservation of freshwater fish and wildlife in the Commonwealth, including endangered plants and animals. MassWildlife restores, protects, and manages land for wildlife to thrive and for people to enjoy.

Contact Us

Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Address

MassWildlife Field Headquarters
1 Rabbit Hill Road, Westborough, MA 01581

Phone

8 a.m.– 4:30 p.m., M-F

Who we serve

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.

Recent news & announcements from Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

News

Spring trout stocking 

2/28/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife is stocking 500,000 trout across Massachusetts this spring! Find out where and get daily updates at Mass.gov/trout.

News

MassWildlife: COVID-19 Response 

3/25/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife has adjusted services, events, and operations to protect our employees and Massachusetts residents, and prevent further spread of COVID-19.

  • News

    Enter your catch in the Freshwater Sportfishing Awards Program 

    3/29/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Congratulations to all 2019 participants and winners! If you've never entered before, it's easy to get involved.

  • News

    Join MassWildlife on iNaturalist 

    3/27/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Connect with an online community of naturalists to learn about the wild plants and animals in Massachusetts. Join MassWildlife’s iNaturalist project to see and add to species information for our featured properties.

  • News

    Coloring pages feature threatened and endangered wildlife in Massachusetts 

    3/25/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Take a moment to reflect, relax, and let your inner child go wild!

  • News

    2020 Youth Turkey Hunt 

    3/20/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    All youth turkey hunt seminars have been canceled. Past participants who have completed hunter education and the turkey hunting seminar can still participate in the youth turkey hunt day on April 25.

  • News

    Run for Wildlife: Register now 

    3/02/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Support rare species and sign up for a trail run in Westborough. Options include a 5K, 10K, or Kids Fun Run.

  • News

    Watch for amphibians on the road 

    2/28/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    This spring, be mindful of amphibians as they emerge from their winter retreats and travel to breeding sites. Use caution while driving on rainy spring nights.

Locations of Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

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