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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

MassWildlife will begin stocking trout soon. 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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2019 Youth Turkey Hunt 

2/26/2019 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Young Hunter Education graduates aged 12-17 are invited to participate in the 2019 Youth Turkey Hunt on April 27.

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Hate pigeon poop? Save peregrine falcons. 

1/31/2019 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Helping peregrine falcons may help you save on car washes.

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Preliminary deer harvest report shows record year in 2018 

1/23/2019 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

The preliminary statewide deer harvest for 2018 is 14,513 – a new record high.

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How wildlife handle winter 

1/21/2019 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

The winter cold might have you concerned for wildlife. Don't worry; wildlife in Massachusetts have adapted to survive cold temperatures, scarce food supplies, and deep snow.

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MassWildlife seeks feedback on potential turkey hunting changes 

1/16/2019 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife is considering changes to turkey hunting regulations affecting bag limits, fall season dates, and the Youth Hunt. The public is invited to provide feedback at two upcoming information sessions.

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MassFishHunt has a new look 

1/16/2019 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Buying your fishing or hunting license just got easier!

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Corrections to printed 2019 Guide to Freshwater Fishing, Hunting, and Trapping 

1/08/2019 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

NOTICE: There are some hunting season date errors in the printed 2019 Fishing and Hunting Guide involving the bear, snowshoe hare, and furbearer seasons.

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A prescription for fire 

1/03/2019 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Planning for habitat management, like a prescribed burn, takes time and precision.

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