wildlife and its habitat cannot speak. So we
must and we will"
- President Theodore Roosevelt
2019 - 2020 Winds of
Custom Massachusetts CRWM Search
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The Committee for Responsible Wildlife Management
was formed by concerned citizens of Massachusetts who believe there
is an urgent need for people to be reintroduced to the true meaning of
conservation and the cornerstone of it's all inclusive approach. As a
group, we believe in the "responsible use and management" of our natural resources for the
benefit of both wildlife and society. Not only do we believe this to be
appropriate, but essential for the continued, healthy co-existence between
modern society and the natural world.
Education is Key...
It is our hope this website will help
the public become better informed and educated on important furbearer wildlife
management activities that are severely restricted in Massachusetts, even if
they have no desire themselves to participate. The citizens of
Massachusetts need to take a closer look......
Caring for our Wildlife...
In recent years the message that our
wildlife managers along with our fur harvesters care deeply for wildlife,
has been obscured by skillfully designed opposition media campaigns.
The public needs to know that literally thousands of conservation professionals from around
who have dedicated their careers to the health of our natural resources, firmly
believe that a highly regulated seasonal furbearer harvest is critically
important.... [click here to read more...]
Beyond the Science of
focus for the
Committee for Responsible Wildlife
Management is educating the public and their elected officials in
on the research and science behind wildlife management, who supports it and why
it is important.
However, above and beyond these central themes, there is
an equally important message.... [click here read more]
is a tremendous amount of valuable information on this site concerning the management of
our resident furbearers. Take your time, get yourself familiar with the layout and don't feel
you need to take everything in a once and by all means, come back again and again.
Please feel free to use the "feedback" form to make suggestions on how to make
this site better.
WE NEED YOUR
SUPPORT -Thank you!
The Committee for
Responsible Wildlife Management
(CRWM) is committed to ensuring that our resident furbearer wildlife will thrive into the future
using the best available science, knowledge and methodology. We join the ranks of
dedicated life long professionals, visionaries and organizations such as
Theodore Roosevelt, the
and many others.
includes career natural resource professionals, sportsmen, homeowners, outdoor
enthusiasts, and everyday people who see there is an increasing need for a
balanced approach concerning wildlife management in Massachusetts. "We as
an organization seek to embody the all inclusive
conservation approach, bridging the gap of understanding between consumptive and
non-consumptive use, providing comprehensive factual information for everyone."
- Herb Bergquist, CRWM President
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- Postal address
- CRWM Inc.
- P.O. Box 264
- Worthington, Massachusetts 01098
- Electronic mail
- General Information: ConserveWildlife@macrwm.org