Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MASSWILDLIFE)

Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

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.

Address

1 Rabbit Hill Road, Westborough, MA 01581

Phone

8 a.m.– 4:30 p.m., M-F

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 enjoys 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.

Seasonal highlights

News, events, and meetings

Recent news & announcements

News

Citizen science opportunities for hunters 

9/27/2017 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Hunter observations can help biologists study wildlife.

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    Surveying for Lake Trout 

    11/17/2017 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    This fall, MassWildlife is sampling Quabbin and Wachusett Reservoirs in an ongoing effort to monitor Lake Trout populations.

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    Special deer hunt for paraplegic hunters 

    11/15/2017 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Since 1972, MassWildlife has offered paraplegic hunters the opportunity to participate in a special 3-day hunting season.

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    Avoid decorating with invasive plants 

    11/15/2017 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Don't deck the halls with invasive species!

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    Spend Veterans Day outdoors 

    11/09/2017 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Show your appreciation to those who have served this Veterans Day by getting outdoors together.

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    Trout spawning underway 

    10/31/2017 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Each fall, fisheries biologists collect approximately 1.5 million trout eggs at the state fish hatcheries.

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    MassWildlife and NWTF partner to improve wildlife habitat 

    10/30/2017 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    MassWildlife recently partnered with the Massachusetts NWTF to improve wildlife habitat on Moose Brook WMA in Barre.

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