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Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MASSWILDLIFE)

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.

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Address

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

Phone

Open M–F, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. (closed noon–12:30 for lunch)

Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

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.

News from MassWildlife

  • News

    Successful deer hunting season benefits both conservation and families 

    2/06/2023 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Deer harvests in 2022 set a new record and are aligned with deer management goals for Massachusetts. Extra venison was donated to families in need.

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    Support endangered species at tax time 

    2/02/2023 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    By adding a donation to line 33A on your State taxes, you can help Massachusetts endangered animals and plants thrive.

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    Get to know animal tracks 

    2/02/2023 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Gain a deeper appreciation for Massachusetts wildlife by learning to identify animal tracks. Use MassWildlife’s track card to find out what’s been scampering through your backyard this winter.

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    Coyote mating season is here: what you should know  

    2/01/2023 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Late January through early March is the mating season for coyotes and they become more active during this time. MassWildlife officials are reminding the public to take action to prevent conflicts with coyotes with these actionable tips.

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    Watch for bald eagles this winter 

    1/30/2023 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Bald eagle numbers continue to climb in the Commonwealth giving winter birders a better chance to glimpse these impressive birds. Get ready for your winter outing with these tips for where to look and how to prepare.

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    Junior Conservation Camp teaches outdoor skills to Massachusetts teens 

    1/30/2023 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Campers aged 13–17 learn conservation, shooting sports, fishing techniques, orienteering, and more from experts in a fun, safe camp environment.

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