Snowy Egret wading in a wetland at sunset © Pat Ulrich

Snowy Egret © Pat Ulrich

Protecting Nature for 125 Years

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Our Mission

Protecting the nature of Massachusetts for people and for wildlife.

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Find Your Sanctuary

Hit the Trail(s)

All of our trails are open to the public! With more than 60 Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuaries across the state, there are hundreds of trails to explore.

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Patten Hill property

Land Conservation

Patten Hill Protected—Forever!

This 67-acre property in the Connecticut River Valley connects over 1,000 acres of protected land that allows native wildlife to move between habitats in response to climate change. 

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Ruby-throated Hummingbird © Christine St. Andre

Ruby-throated Hummingbird © Christine St. Andre

News & Events

Virtual Birders Meeting 2021

The first-ever virtual Birders Meeting features sessions with top birders and scientists celebrating The Bird Next Door: Birding Your Patch.

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Boston Nature Center

Get Outdoors

Nature Play Days

Getting outside and playing in nature is good for children and adults! We've got nature play ideas and activities that families can enjoy together.

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We've launched a brand-new online shop with an expanded selection of items.

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Bald Eagle in flight against bright blue sky © Michael Mondville

Bald Eagle © Michael Mondville

Nature & Wildlife

It's Bald Eagle Season!

Found only in North America, the Bald Eagle has been a powerful emblem for thousands of years. It's also one of our greatest conservation success stories. 

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Expand your nature knowledge on a wide variety of topics or visit far-flung places without ever leaving home!

Everyone can connect to nature with Mass Audubon's in-person, socially-distanced programs at wildlife sanctuaries across the state.

From big conservation wins to new initiatives to late-breaking announcements, our press releases cover the latest Mass Audubon news.

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