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Rabies in Massachusetts: What You Should Know Posted on Apr 30

Rabies in Massachusetts: What You Should Know

Rabies may be found in a variety of animals native to the Commonwealth, including raccoons, skunks, bats, woodchucks, and foxes. These animals can infect humans and pets, so residents should understand the symptoms of rabies in Massachusetts wildlife and stay clear of possibly infected animals.

Freshwater Fishing in Massachusetts Posted on Aug 5

Freshwater Fishing in Massachusetts

Summertime is a great time to get hooked on fishing!  Below are some helpful hints to fishing in freshwater lakes, ponds, rivers and streams in Massachusetts. Get a Fishing License – Anyone 15 years old or older is required to purchase a license to fish   …Continue Reading Freshwater Fishing in Massachusetts