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Protecting the nature of Massachusetts for people and for wildlife.

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What's Happening at Mass Audubon

Inside the sugar shack at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary © Paul Mozell

Ipswich River's sugar shack © Paul Mozell

Get Outdoors

The Sweetest Season

Sanctuaries across the state are gearing up for maple sugaring season. Get in on the action, see how the process goes from sap to syrup, and get a taste of the sweet stuff.

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Young Explorers

Vacation Week Programs

No school? No problem! Many of our wildlife sanctuaries offer interactive ways for kids to have fun, learn, and be outside!

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Green Heron catching a bullfrog at Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary © Michael Snow

Green Heron © Michael Snow

Photo Contest

And the Winners Are...

More than 4,500 images were submitted to our 2019 Photo Contest.

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View from the top of Patten Hill

View from the top of Patten Hill


Urgent Land Project

We have a chance to protect 67 acres in the Connecticut River Valley that would create a wildlife corridor of more than 1,000 connected acres.

You can help

Gray Fox in snowy field at Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary © Michael Snow

Gray Fox © Michael Snow

Nature & Wildlife

Outdoor Almanac

Find out what Mother Nature has in store for the coming months.

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Nature Heroes in Action

Thank you for inspiring us on a daily basis.

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Green Sweat Bee © Brian Hale

Join us at Cape Cod Beer to learn about the Cape's fascinating wildlife while enjoying some locally-crafted brews. February's topic is "The People-Pollinator-Biodiversity Connection."

February 26, 2020

Grab a beer at True North Ale Company, enjoy some food, and listen as historian Paul St. Germain recounts the riveting story of Straitsmouth Island and the 180-year journey that led to its remarkable reopening in 2018.

February 26, 2020

Celebrate one of New England's historic staple crops—maple sugar—at this popular annual event! Enjoy a hearty breakfast, then get a hands-on lesson about the sap-to-syrup process in our sugar maple grove.

March 7 & 8, 2020

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