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

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Three legged race at farm day

People say that “many hands make light work,” and this certainly applies to our Farm Day fall festival. Thank you to all of our friends and neighbors in the community for their help and support in making it such a success!

Mama kestrel feeds her babies the remains of a mouse © Linda Fuller
Mama kestrel feeds her babies the remains of a mouse © Linda Fuller

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.

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    Program Catalog

    The nearby North River Wildlife Sanctuary offers a wide variety of programs for people of all ages. Whether you're new to nature or an outdoors aficionado, there's something for everyone. Find a program