Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary
Miles of trails that traverse grasslands, woodlands, and wetlands await birders, families, nature lovers, artists, and photographers at Daniel Webster. Wildlife from shorebirds and turtles to muskrats and mink can be viewed from observation blinds and boardwalks, while the sizeable grassland provides crucial habitat for birds such as Savannah sparrow and bobolink. Read More
Sanctuary News & Events
Mass Audubon has been working to make nature available to visitors of all abilities—and Marshfield’s North River Wildlife Sanctuary is no exception. Thanks to the generosity of the Salah Foundation, a new Sensory Trail was created over the past year and opened on June 25.
Each spring as birds start to migrate through, we see American kestrels feeding and perching around Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary. In 2014 we installed 9 nesting boxes thought to be sized perfectly for them. We started to suspect there was a nest inside in late May when there were two birds hanging around.
Many thanks to our loyal supporters for all your votes in the Wicked Local Readers Choice 2015 contest. Your efforts paid off - for the second year in a row, North River Nature Camp received the Bronze Award in the South Region!