Nature & Wildlife

In Massachusetts, each season presents new and exciting opportunities to explore and understand our ever-changing landscape and its inhabitants. Here you can find information about commonly encountered wildlife and invasive plants. Want to learn more? Sign up for an upcoming program.

Vernal Pools

Vernal pool at Lincoln Woods Wildlife Sanctuary

Spring is the best time to catch a glimpse of this magical and critical phenomenon at one of our wildlife sanctuaries.
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Outdoor Almanac

flowers and bee

Every day brings new wonders. What does Mother Nature have in store for us in the coming weeks? Find out everything from the phases of the moon to wildlife happenings in our Outdoor Almanac.