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 eventsRead More

Sanctuary News & Events

Habitat Passport Pin

Join educators from Habitat for a free interactive series at The Arsenal Project in Watertown. Come learn, see, and explore collections from the natural world. All ages are welcome.

Habitat Development Figure 1

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.

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Upcoming Programs

October 25, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
The Red-backed Salamander is a secretive amphibian that can be found in Habitat’s wooded areas....
October 30, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Birders and non-birders of all ages and skill level welcome! Come and enjoy gentle strolls through Habitat...
November 1, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Bring your little explorer out to experience the wonders of fall. We will look for colors and play in...
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