North River Wildlife Sanctuary

North River Wildlife Sanctuary, named for the state-designated Scenic River that winds along its northern boundary, serves as the base for South Shore Sanctuaries (which includes Daniel Webster and North Hill Marsh). Its fields, oak forest, and salt marsh attract a wide variety of birds and seals are often visible from the riverside platform. Programs and summer camp take place in and around the historic building. Read More 

Sanctuary News & Events

April 4, 2014
Piping Plover with Chicks © Shawn P. Carey (Migration Productions)
Piping Plover with Chicks © Shawn P. Carey (Migration Productions)

Piping plovers and least terns return to South Shore beaches each spring to nest. Learn more about these birds, the work of our Coastal Waterbird Team, and how you can help these species succeed. 

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Upcoming Programs

July 25, 2014 8:15am - 11:45am
Birdwatchers of all levels will enjoy spending the morning in search of birds in a variety of habitats...
August 9, 2014 6:45pm - 8:30pm
The Powder Point Bridge at Duxbury Beach is a classic New England summer scene. Professional photographer,...
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School Programs

Bring your students to North River Wildlife Sanctuary! We offer a multitude of educational and fun nature-based programs for students. Learn More

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Membership benefits include free admission to all of our wildlife sanctuaries across the state, plus discounts on programs and shop purchases.

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