Division Of Fisheries And Wildlife


Massachusetts Hunting, Fishing Licenses Available Soon

The new year is a few weeks away but it’s not too early to think about 2014 hunting and fishing licenses.


A moose stands in its enclosure at the "ZOOM"  Zoo on August 23, 2011 in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany. The animal, also known as Eurasian elk, lives in the wild in boreal and mixed deciduous forests of the northern hemisphere. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZ (PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Massachusetts Drivers Warned About Amorous Moose

Wildlife experts are warning Massachusetts drivers to watch for moose activity in the roadways as September marks the start of the animals’ breeding season.


A black bear explores the deck of a North Brookfield home on Saturday, June 1, 2013. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

Black Bear Visits North Brookfield Couple’s Home

A black bear visited the home of a North Brookfield couple Saturday morning, pilfering from bird feeders but skipping a dip in the deck hot tub.


(File Photo Credit: Leicester Police Department)

Black Bear Sighted In Leicester Resident’s Back Yard

A black bear was spotted Wednesday morning in the back yard of an Auburn Street resident, local police said in a prepared statement.


This bald eagle was released into the wild on Wednesday.

Recovering Bald Eagles Released In Tyngsboro After Fall From Nest

Two 12 week old eaglets were released back into the wild after weeks of rehabilitation. The pair fell out of their nest back in May.


A Weymouth family says coyotes tend to roam in their backyard.

Weymouth Family Concerned About Coyotes On Their Property

A Weymouth resident spotted three coyotes in her backyard Thursday and said that the animals even chased some of her family members inside the house.