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Welcome to the New England Chapter

The New England Chapter, a regional entity of The Wildlife Society, is a non-profit scientific and educational organization serving professionals in all areas of wildlife conservation within the states of New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.

NOTE: The New England Chapter Listserv is switching to Google Groups. For more info, please visit the listserv page or please email David (

Annual Spring Business Meeting and Workshop

SAVE the DATE!! The New England Chapter’s Spring Business Meeting and Workshop will be held on March 13 from 9am-4pm in conjunction with the Connecticut Conference on Natural Resources (CCNR). It will be centered on The Wildlife Society and developing a wildlife career. An agenda is available here.

In the News: Endangered Timber Rattlesnakes in Massachusetts

The New England Chapter of TWS sent a letter of support to the Massachusetts Division of Fish and Wildlife for the (re)Introduction of Timber Rattlesnakes to an uninhabited island in the Quabbin Reservoir. Read more here.

Chapter Objectives

The objectives of the New England Chapter are:

1) To provide a forum for the interchange and discussion of information and issues pertinent to wildlife management and environmental concerns;

2) To disseminate information pertinent to wildlife management in New England;

3) To identify and provide professional expertise for legislation, projects, suits and other issues which may have an impact on wildlife;

4) To promote professionalism among chapter members.

Chapter Bylaws

Chapter bylaws provide operational guidance to chapter officers and members. Click here to read the bylaws.

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