Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Massachusetts
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Massachusetts Project

Bobcat distribution and movements in a mixed urban-rural environment

September 2011 - December 2013


Participating Agencies

  • University of Massachusetts
Bobcat sunning after eating a red squirrel in a backyard in central Massachusetts (2).

We are using remote cameras, snow tracking, and radio tracking to determine the distribution, movements, and habitat use of bobcats in the Pioneer Valley of central Massachusetts, an area of mixed urban, suburban, agriculture, and wooded patches.