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In case you missed it, the Museum of American Bird Art (MABA) in Canton took over the Mass Audubon Instagram feed for the week. Check out their posts below!
Up for a hike? How about an owl prowl? Or a watercolor workshop? Just a few examples of what’s happening wildlife sanctuaries this weekend. Central Massachusetts Winter is an excellent time of year to explore Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary in Princeton with your family. Take a Winter Hike, then warm up with hot chocolate, and […]
Mass Audubon is one of 173 environmental, health, and public interest groups that signed and sent a letter to the Senate’s Environmental and Public Works committee opposing the nomination of Scott Pruitt to Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Scott Pruitt has actively worked against the mission of the EPA, and his nomination as […]
Special note: the image above, in our Gaining Ground banner, of my then-six year old daughter Lindsey, was taken at Sacred Hearts Healing Center on Great Neck. Special people leave a lasting impression. That was certainly the case a decade ago, when I had the great pleasure to meet Father Stan Kolasa – […]
Happy New Year from all of us at Drumlin Farm! With the holidays behind us, our staff is ready and eager to get back into the swing of things! Keep an eye out for our spring and summer programs coming your way (Teaser: concerts, yoga, and all of your favorites!). In the meantime… Did you […]
More than eighty percent of the sea turtles that strand on Cape Cod in the fall are Kemp’s ridleys, the smallest sea turtle and the most endangered. Increasingly, more tropical green turtles are also finding their way into Cape Cod Bay. But the most imposing of the turtles that cold-stun in the fall are the loggerheads. Loggerheads, even […]
Curious about how you can make a difference with only a couple of hours to spare this weekend? Join the Stewardship Volunteer Crew at Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary this Sunday, January 8th at 1pm and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the open fields and wetlands in Norfolk. Come and work beside other volunteers who […]
Solstice sunset marks the official start of winter and the beginning of longer days and shorter nights. Broadmoor staff and volunteers invite you to explore the sanctuary this winter on foot, or if there is snow, on snowshoes or skis. There are always surprises to discover. Cheryl Rose found this adult Bald Eagle at […]
September 28, 2016 Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary, Pittsfield Arriving at a new sanctuary, the first thing I do is make a quick circuit of the immediate vicinity, noting the location of the trailheads and perusing the visitor’s kiosk that describes the property and features a large color map. At Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary, I am […]
This is Part 1 of a 3-part blog series. In August 2016, we sat down with three of our international staff members—Karim, Ness, and Matt—to hear what they had to say about Wildwood: the challenges and rewards of being a staff member, their favorite camp activities (Spoiler Alert: they all love the waterfront!), and what […]
More than a dozen people came to the December Star Night, meeting with a dozen astronomers who had binoculars and telescopes. Clouds overhead partially obscured the view, but where the clouds broke, people were able to see several winter sky objects. Here are some highlights. The Pleiades (M45 as designated in Messier’s Catalog) is an […]