Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Known for its extensive boardwalk system that goes through forest, fields, and wetlands, Stony Brook offers up-close views of wildlife above and under the water. Located adjacent to the 140-acre Bristol Blake State Reservation and cooperatively managed with the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), this former 18th-century mill site now supports native wildlife. Read More

Sanctuary News & Events

Girl painting a pumpkin at Fall Fair

Our 37th Fall Fair will go down in the books as perhaps the most successful ever! Everything from the weather and the crowds to the volunteers and crafters combined to make this a special day.

Wood ducks

A great collaboration occurred between Mass Audubon’s Stony Brook, Mass DCR’s Bristol Blake State Reservation, and local State and Federal licensed wildlife rehabilitator Brenda Varvarigos on Monday, September 14 when two wood ducks were carried out to the Marsh and released.

Volunteer open house at Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Amidst a torrential thunderstorm, several of our volunteers found their way to Stony Brook on Tuesday, August 18 to partake in our first Volunteer Honey Harvesting Open House.

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Upcoming Programs

October 14, 2015 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bird watching is one of the fastest growing hobbies in the U.S. During these classes we will focus on...
November 11, 2015 6:00pm - 7:30pm
This series will focus on expanding on the skill levels for all beginning birders. Those interested should...
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Programs for Scouts


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Birthday Parties


Looking for a place to have an exciting and memorable birthday? We offer birthday parties with fun outdoor activities led by a naturalist. Learn More