Habitat Education Center & Wildlife Sanctuary
Gentle trails wind through deciduous and evergreen forests, across meadows, and around ponds and vernal pools at Habitat, located just six miles from downtown Boston. A long-standing center for environmental education, Habitat offers year-round programs for all ages. The Georgian-style mansion and beautiful formal gardens can be rented for weddings and other events. Read more >
HOURS: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm; Sat-Sun10:00 am-4:00 pm
TRAILS: Daily, dawn to dusk
Sanctuary News & Events
Sanctuary Director Roger Wrubel was interviewed on a recent episode of Museum Open House, hosted by Jay Sugarman on Newton's NEWTV Community Channel.
There has been a proposal to build a subdivision on a property next to Habitat Education Center that, if approved, will have an adverse effect on the sanctuary and the wildlife that call it home. Updated October 25.
2017-18 Preschool Sessions
We are now accepting applications for our weekly preschool sessions. Deadline is March 23, 2017.
2016-2017 Home School
We are now accepting registrations for Jr. Naturalists (age 5) and all Home School sessions (6-13).