State of the Birds: Documenting Changes in Massachusetts Birdlife
What YOU Can Do
There are many things that you and your friends and family can do to learn about, enjoy and help protect the birds of Massachusetts.
- Volunteer for a conservation project
- Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuaries are always looking for volunteers to help us steward our 34,000 acres of land.
- Become a member of Mass Audubon
- Along with our 100,000 members, we work to protect the nature of Massachusetts for people and wildlife. Members enjoy free admission to our wildlife sanctuaries, as well as discounts on most of our 7,000+ programs every year.
- Go for a walk
- Visit any of many wildlife sanctuaries throughout the state, and learn more about the nature of Massachusetts.
- Donate to The Campaign for Bird Conservation
- Support our many important bird conservation programs, including our Important Bird Areas program.
- Get involved in local efforts to conserve critical habitat
- Find out about our current land protection efforts and how you can help.
- Advocate for wildlife and land protection
- See what legislation is pending, or get involved in your town's efforts.
- Sponsor a bird in our Breeding Bird Atlas 2
- BBA2 has completed the multi-year process of collecting data on all the breeding birds in Massachusetts. Now it's time to
crunch the numbers and publish the results. You can help by sponsoring a page in our upcoming online Breeding Bird Atlas 2.
- Learn more about the birds of Massachusetts
- We have programs on birds and birding all year long at locations throughout the state and the region.
- Take a birding trip to Belize
- Not only will you see fabulous birds, but you'll be supporting our global conservation work with local partners.
- Send your kids to camp
- We have summer and school vacation day camps throughout the state, as well as our overnight camp in Rindge, NH. All of our camps combine fun and nature education.
- Read about birds
- There are any number of excellent books about the birds of our region — including great books for kids. Check out the selection at our Audubon Shop, located at Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary in Lincoln, or at the gift shops of any of our Nature Centers.