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Before we say an official goodbye to summer 2014, here’s a look back at some highlights from our camps across the state—and beyond! New Programs Many camps offered new programs that brought campers closer to nature in exciting ways. Stony Brook Nature Day Camp in Norfolk offered its first Adventure Camp for teens, which travelled to […]
We may not be able to see Northern Lights here in Massachusetts, but that doesn’t stop photographers from capturing stunning photos of the moon and night sky. Check out a few past Photo Contest entries. Have a great shot of your own? There’s still time to enter the 2014 Picture This Photo Contest!
Barred owls are mottled brown and white, and have dark brown eyes. They usually live in old forests, because there is a wide variety of prey and the trees are large enough for nesting. They also often live near water, be it a stream or a swamp. Barred owls eat a variety of animals, like mice, […]
It’s always a good time to be at Wildwood, but August is a particularly special time. The mild weather, and the thought of school approaching means that we can really soak in the great times we’re having here. Sailing is always a popular choice for campers who want to learn a new skill and soak […]
Yellow is the first color of fall. Fields of goldenrods in flower are among the first. Goldenrod sometimes gets a bad reputation for causing allergies, but the flowers are bee pollinated, so the pollen gets a ride on an insect, not the wind. The real culprit for those with allergies is Ragweed. It’s many little […]
Early next month Mass Audubon will submit its first-ever application for Land Trust Accreditation. Accreditation is a new, independent program of the national Land Trust Alliance, of which Mass Audubon is a member, which encourages the application of national quality standards to the work land trusts do preserving natural areas, forests, and farms. The application […]
Wellfleet Bay turtle field coordinator Ron Kielb got word this morning that a Kemp’s ridley sea turtle had been found alive at Ellis Landing on the bayside of Brewster. With most of our troops focused on lots of hatching diamondback terrapin nests these days, we’re not quite in sea turtle rescue mode yet! Ron Kielb […]