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Now is the time to look for blooming spring ephemerals! 

4/20/2020 MassWildlife's Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program

Early spring flowers are taking advantage of sunlight before trees have full leaf cover.

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Plant a bumblebee-friendly garden 

4/20/2020 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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2020 spring turkey season 

4/03/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

​​​​​​​The 2020 spring turkey hunting season in Massachusetts is April 27–May 23. Review new regulations, safety information, and impacts of COVID-19.

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Species Spotlight: Frosted elfin 

4/01/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife's Species Spotlight for April is the frosted elfin! Learn about this small butterfly, how MassWildlife biologists are working to protect this species of special concern, and what you can do to help.

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Ants and spring wildflowers 

3/31/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

There are several early spring blooming plants, also known as spring ephemerals, that rely almost entirely on ants to distribute their seeds.

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Remembering Jack Sheppard 

3/31/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Long-time Director of the Office of Fishing and Boating was instrumental in securing public access to boating and fishing.

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Stay connected with nature this spring 

3/30/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife offers ideas for individuals and families to explore Massachusetts wildlife and habitats—in person outside or through a variety of online resources.

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Youth Artist from Boston Wins Junior Duck Stamp Contest 

3/29/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Chuxian Feng’s award winning work will represent Massachusetts in the national JDS contest.

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Freshwater Sportfishing Awards Program announcements 

3/29/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

The 2019 winners have been announced. State of Emergency temporarily halts Catch and Keep portion of the program, but anglers can fish on!

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Join MassWildlife on iNaturalist 

3/27/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Connect with an online community of naturalists to learn about the wild plants and animals in Massachusetts. Join MassWildlife’s iNaturalist project to see and add to species information for our featured properties.

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Coloring pages feature threatened and endangered wildlife in Massachusetts 

3/25/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Take a moment to reflect, relax, and let your inner child go wild!

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MassWildlife: COVID-19 Response 

3/25/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife has adjusted services, events, and operations to protect our employees and Massachusetts residents, and prevent further spread of COVID-19.

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2020 Youth Turkey Hunt 

3/20/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

All youth turkey hunt seminars have been canceled. Past participants who have completed hunter education and the turkey hunting seminar can still participate in the youth turkey hunt day on April 25.

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Run for Wildlife: Register now 

3/02/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Support rare species and sign up for a trail run in Westborough. Options include a 5K, 10K, or Kids Fun Run.

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Spring trout stocking 

2/28/2020 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife is stocking 500,000 trout across Massachusetts this spring! Find out where and get daily updates at Mass.gov/trout.

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