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Celebrate the spooky season with family-friendly fun! You can enjoy non-scary Halloween events and festivals at wildlife sanctuaries across the state.

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Northern Saw-whet Owl


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Get to know Saw-whet Owls, learn how protecting land also protects people, find fall festivals near you, and more in the latest Explore magazine.

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Rain garden © Trish Garrigan

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Bald Eagles © Richard Johnson


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The federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) is under threat. Find out why and what you can do.

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It's family-friendly fun when the sanctuary turns into a magical, non-scary haunted forest at sundown! Take a gentle, guided walk through the woods on trails lit by softly glowing luminaria and enjoy face painting and snacks after your tour.

October 18 & 19, 2019

It's Mass Audubon's biggest South Shore celebration of the year, where the sanctuary's grasslands are transformed into a festival of fall farm fun perfect for the whole family!

October 19, 2019
Laughing Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Bring the family to Laughing Brook Wildlife Sanctuary and celebrate the wonders of nature! Enjoy free activities like walks, stories, live animals, crafts, and games.

October 19, 2019

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