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Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MASSWILDLIFE)

MassWildlife is responsible for the conservation of freshwater fish and wildlife in the Commonwealth, including endangered plants and animals. MassWildlife restores, protects, and manages land for wildlife to thrive and for people to enjoy.

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MassWildlife Field Headquarters
1 Rabbit Hill Road, Westborough, MA 01581


Open M–F, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. (closed noon–12:30 for lunch)

Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Who we serve

Through the effective management of wildlife and habitat, MassWildlife ensures quality outdoor recreational opportunities for hunters, anglers, and outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy the impressive variety of plants, fish, and wildlife found in Massachusetts. Outdoor skills clinics, wildlife education workshops, presentations, and online resources provide all residents with a greater understanding and appreciation for wildlife conservation. Keep in touch with us  sign up to receive monthly e-newsletters.

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News from MassWildlife

  • News

    Support endangered species at tax time 

    2/07/2024 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    By adding a donation to line 33A on your State taxes, you can help Massachusetts endangered animals and plants thrive.

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    Former MassWildlife Director receives top honors 

    2/06/2024 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Wayne MacCallum was inducted into the New England Turkey Hunting Hall of Fame for his leadership in wild turkey conservation and his long career preserving hunting heritage.

  • News

    Five animals who may have a worse Valentine’s Day than you  

    2/06/2024 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    February is the month of love, but finding a mate isn’t all candy and flowers for our local wildlife. Here’s a list of 5 animals with curious courtship behaviors that may leave you feeling better about your own Valentine’s Day plans.

  • News

    Get to know animal tracks 

    2/05/2024 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Gain a deeper appreciation for Massachusetts wildlife by learning to identify animal tracks. Use MassWildlife’s track card to find out what’s been scampering through your backyard this winter.

  • News

    Hunters donated 17,800 meals in 2023 

    2/02/2024 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    MassWildlife’s Hunters Share the Harvest Program provides an outlet for hunters to donate venison to Massachusetts families facing food insecurity.

  • News

    Three ways to prevent conflict during coyote mating season 

    2/01/2024 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Late January through early March is mating season for coyotes. Learn how you can prevent conflict with coyotes by protecting your pets, removing food sources, and hazing.


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