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So much fun to be had this weekend, from learning turkey trivia to smartphone birding. Here are just a few of the programs we have lined up. History buffs and outdoors enthusiasts alike will enjoy a Dutch Settlement Discovery Hike in Peru, MA, sponsored by Connecticut River Valley Sanctuaries. A historian will guide you in […]
Some turkey facts to amuse your guests at the Thanksgiving table!
Yesterday, we were concerned about nighttime temperatures that were predicted to fall into the teens. We decided to go ahead and harvest the leeks, collards and kale that we’ll distribute at the second Winter CSA pick-up. At around 3:45 pm, as the sun dropped low in the sky, the leeks began to freeze in our […]
The leaves are falling and the air is much cooler here at Wildwood as we prepare to head into winter. In the past, we had almost completely closed up by this time of year and conducted all of our camp business from Lincoln, MA. This year the Wildwood year-round staff are excited to spend the […]
A year ago, the Saltonstall Nature Center reopened following major renovations and additions including the Esther Parker pavilion. Thanks to volunteers from Thoughtforms Corporation we are celebrating with some finishing touches. Pavers and benches were added to the pavilion as part of the annual Service Day. The lone raker cleared leaves and twigs […]
A few weeks ago, Mass Audubon hosted a field trip from LTA’s 2014 Rally (national land conservation conference), held in Providence, RI. We took about 30 people to our Attleboro Springs Wildlife Sanctuary at LaSalette to learn from expert forager—Russ Cohen—how to identify and indulge in edible wild plants and mushrooms. We started the day […]
We knew it would happen. After the first round of sea turtles stranded last weekend, things had quieted down. Then Friday’s cold front swept in…and so did the turtles. For about 24 hours between Saturday and Sunday morning, 50 turtles were recovered from bay beaches between Brewster and Eastham, mostly Kemp’s ridleys and some green turtles. That’s a new one-day […]