Land Conservation

Family hiking © Meredith Galena
© Meredith Galena

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Mass Audubon currently conserves more than 35,000 acres statewide. Our strategy is grounded in the most current, science-based information available and includes resource-based land conservation plans for much of our protected lands. Learn More

Stone wall on land in Dudley

Mass Audubon successfully conserves additional land all the time—from stands of old growth forest in the Berkshires to coastal habitats on the Cape and islands to the precious salt marsh of the North Shore—and every type of habitat in between. Read Stories

Sibley Farm Meadow © Nathan Goshgarian

Our 100% donor-sponsored Land Conservation Fund provides essential finances for the conservation of critically important properties. Learn More

Anna-Jaques Hospital donated property to Rough Meadows

Decisions landowners make about their land have a long-lasting effect on the Massachusetts that future generations will inherit, and on the wildlife that share this landscape with us. Landowners have several conservation options, including donating their land outright or applying a conservation restriction. Learn More

Rough Meadows opening © Tooey Rogers

Your donation to our program makes it possible for us to assemble and maintain a team of topnotch professionals capable of navigating the most complex and challenging conservation opportunities. Learn More

Land Management Consulting

Marsh at Sunset

Mass Audubon’s Ecological Extension Service works with land trusts, cities and towns, and state and federal agencies to develop land management and habitat restoration plans, natural resource inventories, and conservation restriction baseline reports. Learn More

People Making a Difference

Mass Audubon is part of a broad conservation community that includes many inspiring individuals whom we are proud to call partners. Read their stories