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Our wildlife sanctuaries host exciting special events throughout the year, from seasonal festivals and exhibit openings to special lectures and open houses.

    Audubon Shop

    Special Event The Entire Month of February
    Birdhouses for sale at the Audubon Shop

    The entire month of February, Mass Audubon members enjoy 20% off birdhouses, poles, and accessories at the Audubon Shop in Lincoln. In-Store Only. Some exclusions apply.

    Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event February 25-26, March 4-5, March 11-12
    Sap buckets on tree © Marie-Anne Verougstraete
    © Marie-Anne Verougstraete

    Learn how to identify a sugar maple, observe tapping and sap collection methods, watch the sap being boiled down in the sugarhouse, and get a sweet taste of the final product.


    Special Event March - December 2017
    Harbor seal pup © Alex Shure
    Harbor seal pup © Alex Shure

    See all the winning images of the 2016 photo contest at our wildlife sanctuaries across the state. See the schedule

    Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event March 18, 2017

    For the fifth year, Wellfleet Bay, the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, and WCAI Radio are pleased to announce a presentation of our Sea Change environmental film series. Films will be shown at WHAT's Julie Harris Stage. The series continues Saturday, March 18, at 7 pm with Wild Ways: Corridors of Life.

    UMass Boston, Boston, MA

    Special Event March 19, 2017
    Mass Audubon Birder's Meeting

    The 25th annual Birders Meeting will focus on the theme of Warblers: From Soundscapes to Landscapes. The meeting will feature various aspects of warbler natural history, from ecology and taxonomy to song and conservation.