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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.

News from MassWildlife

  • News

    Go wild on your taxes this year 

    2/02/2023 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Help endangered animals and plants in the Massachusetts by adding a donation to line 33A on your taxes.

  • News

    Raise your animal track IQ 

    2/02/2023 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

    Watch for bald eagles this winter 

    1/30/2023 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Bald eagle numbers continue to climb in the Commonwealth giving winter birders a better chance to glimpse these impressive birds. Get ready for your winter outing with these tips for where to look and how to prepare.

  • News

    Junior Conservation Camp teaches outdoor skills to Massachusetts teens 

    1/30/2023 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Campers aged 13–17 learn conservation, shooting sports, fishing techniques, orienteering, and more from experts in a fun, safe camp environment.

  • News

    New hunting regulations for 2023 

    1/06/2023 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Changes impact hours and hunting implements on pheasant stocked WMAs and expand small game and pheasant hunting seasons.

  • News

    Resolve to spend more time outdoors 

    1/05/2023 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Don’t let winter keep you indoors! Get tips and ideas that will help you spend more time outside in 2023.


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