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Plant a bumblebee-friendly garden 

4/05/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

The loss of native pollinators, such as bumblebees, can have catastrophic consequences on the biodiversity of Massachusetts. Learn how to plant your garden to help pollinators.

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Spring turkey hunting season approaching 

3/30/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

The 2018 spring turkey hunting season in Massachusetts is April 30–May 26. Find regulations, hunting tips, safety information, and more.

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MassWildlife biologist honored by Mass Audubon 

3/28/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Carolyn Mostello awarded the inaugural Hemenway + Hall Wildlife Conservation Award.

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Peregrine falcon nest cameras are streaming! 

3/28/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Get a close-up look inside the nest of peregrine falcons around the state.

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Study on little brown bats continues 

3/28/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife is working to ensure this once-abundant bat species does not disappear forever.

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Freshwater Sportfishing Award winners announced 

3/27/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife annually recognizes anglers who catch exceptional freshwater fish across Massachusetts.

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MassWildlife visits winter bear dens 

3/27/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Each winter, MassWildlife biologists visit the dens of female black bears to learn more about the population.

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Youth Artist from Acton Wins Junior Duck Stamp Contest 

3/27/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Michelle Gong’s award winning work will represent Massachusetts in the national JDS contest.

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2018 Young Adult Turkey Hunt 

3/01/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Young Hunter Education graduates aged 12-17 are invited to participate in the 2018 Young Adult Turkey Hunt on April 28.

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Spotted Turtle focus of new grant 

3/01/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

State Wildlife Grant focuses conservation efforts on Spotted Turtles.

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Don't miss MassWildlife Facebook posts 

2/27/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Facebook recently made changes to its News Feed. Learn how to adjust your preferences so you don't miss posts from MassWildlife.

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Spring trout stocking 

2/27/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife will begin stocking trout soon. Get daily updates at Mass.gov/trout.

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Black bears are active and searching for food: take precautions 

2/27/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Black bears are now active and seeking food. Take precautions that will keep bears wild and out of neighborhoods.

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Preliminary deer harvest report shows record year in 2017 

1/31/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

The preliminary statewide deer harvest for 2017 is 13,220 – a new record high. Archery and primitive firearms seasons also saw record harvests.

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Extended archery deer season proposed 

1/31/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife is proposing to extend the archery deer season in eastern Massachusetts. Due to the forecasted storm, the public hearing originally scheduled for March 7 has been rescheduled for April 10.

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