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MassWildlife, Earth Day Celebration and Cleanup

April 19 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT

Earth Day Celebration and Cleanup, Palmer – Join MassWildlife and others in the outdoor community for a day of service and fun at Forest Lake. There are three events planned for the same location; attend one, two, or all three events. Bring plenty of water and pack a lunch. These events are rain or shine, please dress for the weather.

  • 9:00 a.m. Forest Lake WMA Cleanup
    Meet at the boat ramp parking lot to clean up the area around Forest Lake. Wear sturdy shoes or boots and bring work gloves if you have them. If you will attend, help us plan by registering in advance. Click here to register for the cleanup. (Those who pre-register and attend will receive a 2-year subscription to Massachusetts Wildlife magazine!)
  • 11:00 a.m. Help Stock Trout in Forest Lake
    MassWildlife’s trout stocking truck will be on site and the public is invited to help stock the lake. No registration required.
  • 12:00 noon Learn to Fish with MassWildlife
    Learn to set up your rod, tie knots, cast, and identify fish. Events are free, family friendly, and open to all skill levels. No fishing license is required. Bring your own fishing equipment or borrow ours. Limited gear and bait will be provided. Click here to register for the free Learn to Fish Clinic.

Who we are

The Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife) is the state agency responsible for the conservation of all freshwater fish and wildlife in the Commonwealth, including endangered species. MassWildlife restores, protects, and manages land for wildlife to thrive and for people to enjoy.

Division of Fisheries and Wildlife


April 19
9:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT