Regional News

Check here for the latest news from Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuaries around the state.

Berkshires

Live turtle presentation at Family Fun Day

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event June 2, 2018

Join us for our annual free day of fun and learning for people of all ages! Enjoy nature exploration activities, live-animal presentations, music, and nature arts and crafts.

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Cape Cod and Islands

Summer Soiree at Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event August 2, 2018

Join us for this annual event featuring a chef’s tasting, live auction, dancing, celebrating, and relaxing under the stars—all in support of Long Pasture's conservation and education programs.

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Horseshoe Crab © Justen Walker, Mass Audubon
© Justen Walker, Mass Audubon

We offer many opportunities to participate in wildlife research and protection efforts as a citizen science volunteer in our monitoring and survey projects. Training sessions for first-time volunteers take place in March and April. Don't miss out on a uniquely rewarding experience—sign up today!

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Central Massachusetts

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Connecticut River Valley

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Greater Boston

Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Tree swallow © Sean Carey
Tree swallow © Sean Carey

Spring has arrived with thousands of migrating birds. Want to see what's out there? Join us on select Saturday mornings in April and May as we seek out active hotspots with the most interesting birds. Birders of all levels welcome!  

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event June 22, 2018

Back for the second year! Join us this summer evenings of local music and local food. Bring a picnic dinner, blankets and chairs, and enjoy the sounds of music on the farm. First event is June 22.

Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

Assessing trees for habitat management project

With the support of a recently awarded grant, Moose Hill is working to increase upland habitat diversity and improve early successional habitat for plants and wildlife. Work on the project began in mid-February and will be completed by the end of June. Updated March 26.

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North Shore

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South of Boston

Painted Lady butterfly on Purple Coneflower bloom

Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event June 2-3, 2018

It’s time to get your hands in the dirt, spruce up your yard, and go native! Come browse our selection of native perennials—each purchase supports Moose Hill's education programs. 

North River Wildlife Sanctuary

Barn Swallow at Stone Barn Farm © Barry Van Dusen

North River's newest art exhibit, In a Natural State, features nearly 50 stunning new watercolors by Barry Van Dusen, each celebrating the flora and fauna of 56 Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuaries. On June 3, come meet the artist and listen to him share details of his artistic process. Exhibit on display May 19–June 26.

Night at the Knoll logo

Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event June 9, 2018

Spend a warm spring evening with friends and community members strolling lantern lit gardens, enjoying delicious food and drink, and listening to live music—all for a good cause!

Yarrow growing near a stream at Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event June 2, 2018

Join us at Mass Audubon's newest wildlife sanctuary to explore recently created trails, take a guided walk, meet some special guests, and more.

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