Rochester is home to 26 state-listed natural communities and species listed as endangered, threatened or special concern that are protected under the Massachusetts Endangered Species Act (MESA). These include 1 bird, 2 reptiles, 2 amphibians, 1 fish, 1 insect, 2 mussels, 5 plants and 12 natural communities. Click on the BioMap2 link for more details.
Below are photos taken by local residents of a few of Rochester’s plants, animals and natural communities.
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