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Spring tips for aggressive turkeys 

4/18/2019 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

March through May is breeding season for wild turkeys, resulting in increased turkey activity across Massachusetts. Avoid feeding turkeys to prevent conflicts.

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Try the new fishing map to locate top fishing spots in Massachusetts 

4/04/2019 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Planning a fishing trip in Massachusetts? Use the latest digital fishing map to find out where to cast your line.

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Junior Duck Stamp winner announced 

4/01/2019 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Tiffany Xiao of Acton has won the 2019 Masaschusetts Junior Duck Stamp contest. Her award-winning work will represent Massachusetts in the national JDS contest.

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Report bat colonies to protect endangered bats 

4/01/2019 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife is working to ensure endangered bats do not disappear forever.

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Watch for amphibians on the road 

3/29/2019 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

This April and May, 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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Enter your catch in the Freshwater Sportfishing Awards Program 

3/29/2019 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

If you've never participated before, it's easy to get involved. Those who have experience with the Program should take note of the new submission deadline rules for 2019.

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Peregrine falcon nest cameras are streaming! 

3/26/2019 MassWildlife's Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program

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

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More mussels mean cleaner water 

3/26/2019 MassWildlife's Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program

Help freshwater mussels to improve water quality.

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Denning bear family relocated from highway median 

3/14/2019 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

On March 14, MassWildlife, with the assistance of MassDOT and law enforcement officials, relocated a black bear with two cubs that had denned on a highway median strip along Route 2 in Templeton.

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Continuing the legacy of Scott Melvin 

3/04/2019 MassWildlife's Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program

Inaugural grant recipients use the Outdoor Heritage Foundation's Melvin Fund to further piping plover research and conservation.

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Black bears are active and searching for food: take precautions 

3/04/2019 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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Massachusetts Youth Turkey Hunt Program receives national award 

3/01/2019 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife and NWTF team up to provide award-winning program for youth.

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Spring trout stocking 

3/01/2019 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Trout stocking is now underway! Get daily updates at Mass.gov/trout.

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Report winter fish kills 

3/01/2019 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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Founding leader of MassWildlife’s Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program retires 

2/27/2019 MassWildlife's Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program

Dr. Tom French retires from Assistant Director position.

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