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Report species observations, vernal pools, and more with new Heritage Hub system 

2/22/2021 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife’s Heritage Hub replaces VPRS and allows users to easily report observations.

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Spring trout stocking 

2/22/2021 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife is stocking 450,000 trout across Massachusetts this spring! Find out where and get daily updates at Mass.gov/trout.

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2021 Youth Turkey Hunt 

2/16/2021 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

The 2021 Youth Turkey Hunt Program will be different from previous years. Changes have been made to ensure the safety of volunteers and youth participants in accordance with current COVID-19 guidelines.

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Barred Owl Rescued from Fireplace 

2/11/2021 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife helped rescue a barred owl from a homeowner's fireplace in February. This barred owl may have been looking for a cavity to nest in when it found itself in a chimney with no easy escape.

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Go wild on your taxes this year 

1/27/2021 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Tax season is here, meaning it's a great time to help keep Massachusetts wild!

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Northeast states receive a federal grant to coordinate rare turtle conservation efforts 

1/27/2021 MassWildlife's Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program

Funding will support continued scientific collaboration addressing serious wood turtle population declines in Massachusetts and other northeastern states.

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Hunting season harvest reports for 2020 

1/27/2021 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

The white-tailed deer, black bear, and wild turkey harvest totals were high in 2020. Get details on these record and near-record seasons.

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Junior Conservation Camp teaches outdoor skills to Massachusetts teens 

1/25/2021 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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MassWildlife Habitat Management Grants awarded 

1/22/2021 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife awarded $307,631 in grants to nine municipalities, conservation organizations, and private landowners to improve habitat for wildlife.

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

1/15/2021 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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New Year's Resolution: Respect the wilderness 

1/06/2021 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

While you enjoy the outdoors in 2021, make yourself a goal to leave the land cleaner than you found it. Read 5 easy actions to commit to when getting outdoors this year to help keep Massachusetts wild.

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Over 2,000 acres of wildlife lands permanently conserved 

1/05/2021 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Major land conservation project opens up new access for outdoor recreation and protects critical wildlife habitat.

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Calling all youth artists 

1/02/2021 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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Thank You 

12/31/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Hunters and anglers support MassWildlife’s efforts to keep fish and wildlife populations healthy, conserve habitat, and protect land for outdoor recreation. Read some of MassWildlife's major accomplishments from 2020.

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Why you shouldn't feed wildlife this winter 

12/28/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Providing food for wildlife does more harm than good.

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