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Wildlife Habitat Management Grants awarded 

1/03/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Funds provided through the grant program will benefit 20 wildlife habitat improvement projects, totaling 950 acres in 19 Massachusetts communities.

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MassWildlife proposes dog leash and waste removal regulations 

1/02/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife is proposing leash and waste disposal regulations for dogs on Wildlife Management Areas. A public hearing has been scheduled for February 6, 2018 at 7 p.m.

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Help with MassWildlife’s winter waterfowl survey 

1/02/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife is asking the public’s assistance in reporting current waterfowl feeding locations for biologists to identify and count these birds.

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Fire prescribed for habitat management 

12/21/2017 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife uses prescribed fires to improve habitat around the state.

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Thank a landowner 

12/20/2017 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Private landowners help provide many of the hunting and fishing trips taken by members of the sporting community every year. It's a great time of year to say thanks!

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Report winter fish kills 

12/20/2017 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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Stay safe on the ice this winter 

12/20/2017 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Always consider ice to be potentially dangerous. Stay safe this winter by taking a few moments to review these ice safety tips and ice thickness guidelines. 

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Calling all youth artists 

12/11/2017 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

The Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Program links the study of wetlands and waterfowl conservation with the creation of original artwork.

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MassWildlife can help landowners create young forests  

12/01/2017 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Get technical and financial assistance to create young forest on your property.

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Threatened amphibian receives a helping hand 

11/30/2017 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Eastern Spadefoot introduced to Southwick WMA.

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DFG recognized for energy and sustainability initiatives 

11/30/2017 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

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Citizen science opportunities for hunters 

11/29/2017 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Remember to turn in your completed log forms.

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Give a gift on the wild side! 

11/29/2017 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Gift ideas for the wildlife enthusiast on your list.

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Fishing education grant opportunity 

11/27/2017 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife seeks qualified applicants to recommend for funding to bring conservation education and fishing experiences to Hispanic families through RBFF's George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar Education Fund.

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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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