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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Species Spotlight: Brook floater 

2/28/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife's Species Spotlight for March is the brook floater! Learn about brook floaters in Massachusetts, how MassWildlife biologists are working to protect this endangered species, and what you can do to help.

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Black bears are active and searching for food: take precautions 

2/28/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

If you have bird feeders or if you keep chickens, bee hives, or livestock act now to keep bears wild and out of neighborhoods.

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Report winter fish kills 

2/28/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Thick ice and heavy snow can decrease oxygen levels in ponds, leading to a natural winter fish kill. Learn the signs and how to report it.

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Take MassWildlife’s bathymetry data on your next ice fishing trip! 

2/04/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Pull up the digital map on your phone, find your location, and view depth of waters under the ice.

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Releasing wildlife into Massachusetts waters is harmful and illegal 

2/04/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

State wildlife officials remind public to protect native wildlife and report violations.

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Recent addition to Hop Brook Wildlife Management Area  

2/03/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife recently added over 100 acres to Hop Brook WMA in Lee. This land acquisition helps protect rare animals and plants.

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Species Spotlight: Bald eagles 

2/03/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife's Species Spotlight for February is the bald eagle! Learn about bald eagles in Massachusetts, how MassWildlife biologists are working to restore this species of special concern, and what you can do to help.

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Junior Conservation Camp teaches outdoor skills to Massachusetts teens 

1/29/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Thinking about summer opportunities for your teen? MJCC can provide an exciting variety of outdoor learning.

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