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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


Antlerless Deer Permit Announcement 

8/22/2023 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Antlerless Deer Permits (ADPs) are required to harvest antlerless deer. Learn how to check if you were awarded a permit and how to get a surplus ADP.


Run for Wildlife 

7/11/2023 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Join MassWildlife on September 24 for a 5K or 10K trail run and a 1-mile Kids Fun Run in Westborough. Proceeds support rare species conservation in MA.


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