Latest Press Releases
- February 17, 2017
Mass Audubon is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the region’s largest annual gathering for birders of all abilities on Sunday, March 19, when its Birders Meeting returns to UMass Boston’s Campus Center Ballroom on Dorchester Bay. The conference, which takes place from 8 am to 4 pm, will again feature authoritative speakers and presentations that are informative, engaging, and even inspiring.
- February 13, 2017
Mass Audubon camps have won in the “Best Summer Camp” category of the 2016 Boston Besties Guide, published by the popular online parent resource Mommy Poppins.
- February 9, 2017
In response to cuts in the Massachusetts state budget by Governor Charlie Baker, Mass Audubon has found it necessary to reduce services and personnel at the Blue Hills Trailside Museum in Milton. Effective the weekend of February 18-19, free education programs will no longer be offered and the restroom in the north parking lot will be closed. One full time staff position as well as part-time staff hours have been cut.
- February 2, 2017
Jon Atwood, a Bird Conservation Fellow at Mass Audubon since 2014, has been appointed Director of Bird Conservation. In his new role, Atwood’s responsibilities will include setting the overall direction of Mass Audubon’s bird conservation program and identifying and pursuing partnerships and funding opportunities to advance its work.
- 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.