The Advocacy Department has produced or helped produce several publications designed to promote effective citizen involvement with biological conservation and growth management. To request publications please e-mail or call 781-259-2171.
- Losing Ground: describes and maps recent trends in development and levels of protection afforded "open space" in Massachusetts (free).
- Shaping the Future of Your Community: This easy-to-use guide for citizens describes the state and local government bodies and laws associated with land management and natural resource protection. Shaping the Future provides helpful tips on how to get involved, and includes tools that will enable you to make a difference in how land is developed and protected in your community. Learn how we can help you to achieve your vision for the future of your town (free).
- Legislative Report Card/Roll Calls: an annual or biannual compilation of the environmental voting records of the members of the Massachusetts Legislature (free).
- Golf Courses and the Environment: describes Massachusetts Audubon's position on golf courses, their impacts on natural habitats and wildlife, and a movement towards more ecological course design (published 1999, 6 pages, free).