conservation

Buttonwood Park Zoo Opens Newest Wildlife Exhibit
NEW BEDFORD- Buttonwood Park Zoo is opening its newest wildlife exhibit to the public this coming Saturday. The Rainforests, Rivers, and Reefs exhibit is now home to threatened and endangered animals and sea creatures from across the globe in a conservation effort...
Governor Baker Names New Manager for New Bedford State Pier
NEW BEDFORD - Governor Charlie Baker is naming MassDevelopment as the manager of New Bedford's State Pier.
New Bedford State Senator Mark Montigny filed legislation earlier this year authorizing the state Department of Conservation and Recreation to lease the State Pier to MassDevelopment..…
State Audit of Schooner Ernestina Commission Finds Problems
An audit of the commission that oversees the operation of the Schooner Ernestina has found several problems.
The routine audit by State Auditor Suzanne Bump's Office found that the Schooner Ernestina Commission under the Department of Conservation and Recreation failed to keep adequate documenta…
Christmas Bird Count Beginning In Massachusetts
Bird watchers in Massachusetts are beginning the annual Christmas Bird Count to collect data used by conservation biologists to study the long-term health and status of bird populations.
This is the 115th year the bird count has been conducted...