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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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Spring turkey hunting season approaching 

3/29/2019 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

The 2019 spring turkey hunting season in Massachusetts is April 29–May 25. Find regulations, hunting tips, safety information, and more.

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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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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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