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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bald eagle numbers on the rise! 

11/30/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

2018 saw a record number of bald eagle nests in Massachusetts.

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Help the animals and plants of Massachusetts thrive 

10/30/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Don't wait until Giving Tuesday to let us know you care!

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Massachusetts Interagency Wildfire Crew assists with Canadian wildfires 

7/26/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Members of the MassWildlife prescribed fire crew recently assisted in securing wildfires in the Province of Québec.

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Rare plant found on Cape Cod 

7/25/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Earlier this month, botanists found American chaffseed on Cape Cod, a federally endangered plant that hasn't been seen in Massachusetts since 1965.

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Citizen science helps endangered species 

6/29/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Tell us when and where you see rare plants and animals!

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Endangered turtles released back to the wild 

6/01/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Hanson residents help release northern red-bellied cooters at Burrage Pond.

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Celebrate Endangered Species Day 

5/01/2018 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Help Massachusetts protect endangered species throughout the state.

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