Latest Press Releases
- January 9, 2017
Massachusetts and federal land conservation grants totaling $2 million have bolstered Mass Audubon’s effort to acquire the recently restored Tidmarsh Farms—a former commercial cranberry operation in Plymouth—and create a 479-acre wildlife sanctuary. The “Campaign for Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary – Welcoming Nature’s Return,” is more than halfway toward its $3.6 million fundraising goal but is facing a June 30, 2017 project deadline.
- January 3, 2017
Alex Shure of Melrose was named 2016 Grand Prize Winner in Mass Audubon’s annual statewide photo contest, Picture This: Your Great Outdoors, for his photograph of a harbor seal placidly regarding him beneath the waters of Massachusetts Bay. In the seven years that the contest has been engaging hundreds of photographers of all ages and abilities, it has catalogued a remarkable pictorial record of Massachusetts’ natural beauty, its rich biodiversity of plants and animals, and the people who cherish them.
- December 13, 2016
Mass Audubon is working to enhance the ecological vitality of its popular Rutland Brook Wildlife Sanctuary in Petersham by acquiring 84 acres of high-priority forest and wetlands abutting the wildlife sanctuary. The respected statewide conservation organization needs to raise $270,000 by March 2017.
- November 8, 2016
Mass Audubon is thanking the men and women who’ve served their country in the military this Veterans Day, November 11, by offering them and their families free admission to its wildlife sanctuaries across the Commonwealth.
- October 31, 2016
Mass Audubon will hold its 2016 Annual Meeting on Thursday, November 10 at the Hanover Theatre in Worcester to review accomplishments, announce initiatives—and honor individuals and organizations who model the same commitment to the environment as the state’s largest nature conservation organization. Guest speakerwill be Anita Walker, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Cultural Council.