Management and Conservation
Refuges deploy a host of scientifically sound management tools to address biological challenges. These tools span active water management to wilderness character monitoring, all aimed at ensuring a balanced conservation approach to benefit both wildlife and people. At this field station our conservation tool box includes:
Planning – Comprehensive Conservation Plan
Education & Outreach
Inventory and Monitoring
At this field station we offer the following public services:
Please note appointments are needed to obtain federal recreational lands passes, please call 978-443-4661 to schedule your appointment.
Our Projects and Research
Most research, projects, and initiatives on the refuges comprising the Eastern Massachusetts National Wildlife Refuge Complex examine management of avian resources, various public uses, rare, threatened, or endangered species and habitats, andcontrol.
Guided by the founding principles of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and the mission of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, we shall protect wildlife and habitat and make refuges safe places for staff and visitors, we shall conserve America’s natural resources for now and in the future, and we shall exemplify excellence in public service to all.
Eastern Massachusetts National Wildlife Refuge Complex law enforcement is designed to help visitors enjoy the refuge and understand and obey wildlife protection laws.
Laws and Regulations
Various laws and regulations define the authority and responsibility for the Fish and Wildlife Service to conserve and preserve species, and habitats on federal land.