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December 2022

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2022 fishing & hunting season dates

December 10: Growing Up WILD Professional Development Workshop, Whately – Growing Up WILD is an early childhood education activity guide that builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. Through a wide range of activities and experiences, it provides a foundation for developing positive impressions about nature while also building lifelong social and cognitive skills. Workshop participants will receive a copy of the guide and a certification of completionClick here to learn about this workshop. To register contact Pam Landry, MassWildlife, pam.landry@mass.govRegistration deadline is December 1, 2022. Space is limited, so register early.

December 21: Fisheries and Wildlife Board Meeting, Westborough – The monthly business meeting, which is open to the public, will be held Wednesday, December 21 at 9 a.m., at the MassWildlife Field Headquarters (1 Rabbit Hill Road, Westborough). Anyone wishing to be placed on the agenda to speak must notify the Board in writing 2 weeks prior to the meeting; for more detailed information, contact Susan Sacco at susan.sacco@mass.gov.

January 2023

January 18: Introducing the New BioMap Webinar – MassWildlife and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) recently launched the new iteration of BioMap. This online resource identifies critical land and waterways throughout Massachusetts most in need of conservation. The new web portal delivers the latest scientific data and resources to help state and local governments, land trusts, NGOs, and other partners strategically plan projects to conserve rare plants and animals, important ecosystems, and intact landscapes. New features include a habitat restoration resource center and data on local natural features and climate resilience. Join Assistant Director of MassWildlife's Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program Eve Schluter and TNC's Conservation Ecologist Andy Finton for a demonstration of the new BioMap. The webinar will begin at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Click here to register for the webinar.

Event accommodations

If you have a disability or medical condition and would like to request special accommodations or will require translation services for an upcoming event, please contact Susan Sacco via email at susan.sacco@mass.gov.