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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.

    Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event September 4, 11, 18, 25 & October 2, 2016
    Cuttyhunk, MA

    Escape to the unique Elizabeth Islands off the coast of Cape Cod. Discover the windswept landscape of Cuttyhunk and step back into a simpler time. Hike the natural preserves of tiny Penikese Island, known as "the sleeping land out in the water", by the native Wampanoags.

    Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event October 15, 2016
    rock man web

    Join us for our annual Spooktacular celebration as Attleboro Springs Wildlife Sanctuary comes alive at night with this fun, non-scary,Halloween event. This event runs from 5PM to 8PM with tours leaving every 15 minutes.

    Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event October 21 & 22, 2016
    Giant carved pumpkin at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
    Giant carved pumpkin at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

    At sundown this Halloween season, Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary will be transformed into a magical forest. Join us for a guided walk along our Halloween trail, home to some interesting creatures that come out just for Halloween.

    Boston Nature Center & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event November 4, 2016
    BNC Bird Hop

    Support urban environmental education by joining us for a night of beer tasting, live music, bird demonstrations, pub food, and more. This is a 21+ event and valid ID will be required.