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 Vacation participants scope out the scene on Fox Hill

April Vacation is just around the bend, and Mass Audubon is ready for another week of fun and adventure! Programs are filling up, but we have room for a few more nature enthusiasts ready to get outside and celebrate spring!

American woodcock © Tom Sayers
American woodcock © Tom Sayers

Join us this spring for Timberdoodles and Tapas on April 4 to marvel at the amazing display of avian behavior by the timberdoodles, formerly the American woodcock.  

Drink our Coffee, Save our Birds! Birds & Beans Coffee

Tropical habitat destruction is one of today’s biggest threats to neo-tropical migrants. You can help by purchasing Birds & Beans™ coffee through North River’s Bird Friendly™ Coffee Club!

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Upcoming Programs

April 1, 2015 7:15pm - 8:30pm
The woodcock has picked-up many names over the years, including “Timberdoodle” and Labrador...
April 4, 2015 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Every good birding adventure should start right. And what better way to begin, than to start with some...
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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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