News & Events
Mass Audubon's sanctuaries on Cape Cod and the Islands are proud to offer free admission to active-duty U.S. military personnel and their families from Memorial Day to Labor Day through the Blue Star Museums program.
Marking its 30th anniversary this season, Wellfleet Bay's Cape Cod Field Schools for adults is offering a rich array of topics exploring the Cape’s wildlife and natural beauty that has inspired people for generations. This season, participants will have an opportunity to dive into the lives of whales and seals.
Wellfleet Bay may be known for rescuing stranded sea turtles in the fall, but we also track healthy turtles that feed in our waters in the summer. For nearly 15 years, the wildlife sanctuary has asked boaters and others who spot free-swimming turtles to report it through our sea turtle hotline (1-888-SEA-TURT) and a mobile-friendly web site, seaturtlesightings.org.
For those planning a visit to Wellfleet Bay or for those who can't make it we offer a sneak preview of the breath-taking landscapes, the wildlife, our natural history summer day camp, and the many citizen science projects in a new film called The Sanctuary.
Last September, a new partnership began between the Town of Eastham, Mass Audubon, and the Eastham Conservation Foundation with the common mission of preserving what’s come to be known as Terrapin Cove, an important diamondback terrapin nesting habitat near the Bee’s River marsh. Wellfleet Bay volunteer Bill Allan, who’s been protecting diamondback terrapins for twelve years, played […]
Do you find satisfaction in a challenging word search or crossword puzzle? Are you one to become fully absorbed in detail oriented tasks and lose track of time? And do you like birds? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then resighting banded Red Knots could be for you! It is a dramatic, challenging, yet […]