Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Spanning Easthampton and Northampton, Arcadia’s diverse terrain (forest, meadows, grasslands, marsh, and wetlands) attracts an extraordinary variety of wildlife. You will also find a thriving population of wildflowers, thanks to its rich, loamy soil, which is characteristic of the Connecticut River floodplain. Read More

Sanctuary News & Events

Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event April 11, 2015
Big Night at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Join us at Arcadia for an enchanted family evening to celebrate the annual migration of wood frogs and spotted salamanders to vernal pools where they will breed.

upgrades to office space and gift and display area

Stop by to see recent updates to Arcadia's Wildlife Sanctuary Visitor Center including replacement windows that will save more energy, dual flush toilets, upgrades to the volunteer and staff office space, and a new gift shop and display/exhibit area.

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Arcadia Conservation Caretaker, Dave McLain, led a dedicated group of volunteers to remove Asiatic bittersweet and other invasive species on O’Neil Hill at the Graves Farm Wildlife Sanctuary in the fall of 2014.  Approximately 14 of 20 acres overgrown with invasive species were managed.

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Upcoming Programs

April 6, 2015 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Come to Arcadia and watch the colors of early spring turn to late spring. Increase your knowledge about...
April 8, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Learning to identify the calls of birds can be overwhelming because it sometimes seems as though they...
April 12, 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm
If you are a parent looking to better engage your child with nature and the outdoors, or a teacher looking...
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Birthday Parties


Looking for a place to have an exciting and memorable birthday? We offer birthday parties with fun outdoor activities led by a naturalist. Learn More

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Membership benefits include free admission to all of our wildlife sanctuaries across the state, plus discounts on programs and shop purchases.

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