Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center & Wildlife Sanctuary

Broad Meadow Brook in Worcester is the largest urban wildlife sanctuary in New England, with over 400 acres cooperatively managed or owned by Mass Audubon. Interpretive signs will guide you along well-marked trails through woods, fields, streams, and marsh. The center also serves as the visitor site for the National Park Service’s Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor. Read More

Sanctuary News & Events

Stack of books

Beginning June 17, this new group will meet one evening a month to enjoy a short trail walk with a discussion of a popular book that delves into to the topics of animal behavior, conservation, climate change, and cosmology.

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Upcoming Programs

May 31, 2015 1:00pm - 3:00pm
The sanctuary at Burncoat Pond has forest wildflowers and areas dense with tall, old mountain laurel...
June 5, 2015 7:00am - 9:00am
Enjoy a leisurely birding experience and help document the sanctuary birds over the season. This walk...
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Green Your Grid

Make the Switch

One of the most effective ways to reduce your impact on the environment is to green the energy you use. The good news: it's easier and more affordable than you think! Learn how to Make the Switch

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