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Help the animals and plants of Massachusetts thrive 

10/31/2019 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

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

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Using the past to learn about the future of a species 

10/29/2019 MassWildlife's Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program

MassWildlife dives into research from over 150 years ago to learn more about a protected species.

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Partnering for a threatened species 

10/02/2019 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

MassWildlife is partnering with residents, municipalities, land trusts, and others to monitor and restore the last remaining populations of eastern spadefoot from inland areas of New England.

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New Norcross Hill Wildlife Management Area 

9/02/2019 MassWildlife's Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program

The new Norcross Hill WMA in Templeton protects over 465 acres for wildlife and outdoor recreation.

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Public hearing to address changes of status on protected species scheduled for August 

8/01/2019 MassWildlife's Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program

MassWildlife is holding a public hearing on August 28 to amend the list of animals and plants protected by MESA.

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Shorebirds are on the move! 

7/31/2019 MassWildlife's Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program

Head to the shoreline this summer to see shorebirds migrating south, but please keep your distance.

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Looking for orchids? You may want to venture to a bog. 

7/01/2019 MassWildlife's Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program

Beautiful summer flowers bloom in some of the most unlikely of locations.

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MassWildlife to start spring salamander study 

7/01/2019 MassWildlife's Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program

After 14 years, MassWildlife is reassessing a previously rare salamander in the state.

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Summer is emerging!  

6/02/2019 MassWildlife's Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program

Dragonflies and damselflies transform from water-dwelling larvae to impressive aerial hunters.

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Why did the turtle cross the road? 

5/28/2019 MassWildlife's Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program

Whatever the reason, watch out for them!

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Now is the time to look for blooming spring ephemerals! 

4/30/2019 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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MassWildlife is partnering with Zoo New England to study and monitor wood turtles 

4/30/2019 MassWildlife's Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program

A new three-year project is underway to help conserve wood turtles in eastern Massachusetts.

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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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