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Popular article in 2013 New Hampshire Wildlife Journal by wildlife diversity biologist Heidi Holman.

Article by Mike Freeman, published in the Fall 2015 Ruffed Grouse Society/American Woodcock Society Magazine (575 KB download).

Popular article in 2009 Massachusetts Wildlife by Peter Mirick on New England's rabbits and hares.

Popular article explaining how forest management activities on lands of the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife) contribute to wildlife conservation while mitigating the effects of climate change.

Online article by Meagan Racey in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Endangered Species Bulletin.

28-page booklet by Paul Catanzaro, Anthony D'Amato, and other contributors, published in 2019 by the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (5.4 MB download).

Article on shrublands by Scott Weidensaul; originally appeared in Aubudon online on March 1, 2016 (20 KB download).

Article by Marianne Piche in No. 1, 2015, issue of Massachusetts Wildlife magazine. (To subscribe to this quarterly magazine, visit or call 508-389-6300.)

Popular article by John A. Litvaitis, professor of wildlife at University of New Hampshire.

Popular article on New England cottontail conservation from summer 2013 Northern Woodlands Magazine (7.47 MB file).