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Two kids running in the snow. We all need nature—and nature needs you. Together, we can protect the wildlife and wild lands of Massachusetts for generations to come. Make a tax-deductible donation today.

Protecting the nature of Massachusetts for people & wildlife

About Us

Find a Place to Explore

Get outdoors at one of our wildlife sanctuaries across the state, from the Berkshires to the Cape.

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Our Work

Mass Audubon has worked to protect the nature of Massachusetts for people and wildlife for more than 125 years. Today, we're renowned for our land protection and wildlife conservation, successful advocacy, and innovative approaches to connecting people and nature.


  • A hawk perches on a rooftop solar panel, with tree branches in the background

    Growing Solar, Protecting Nature

    Mass Audubon teamed up with Harvard Forest to analyze how Massachusetts can build all the solar energy we need while protecting the nature that we have.

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    Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary, Sharon

    Explore Member Newsletter

    Check out highlights from the latest issue of Explore, our quarterly newsletter for Mass Audubon members.

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    Environmental Fellow

    Early Career Programs

    Start your career on the right path with these opportunities for students and young professionals. 

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    Mass Audubon Shop

    The Mass Audubon Shop is proud to carry a variety of products that help explain, identify, and celebrate the wonders of nature

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    Nature in the City

    Mass Audubon’s Nature in the City initiative is an opportunity to help address significant inequities in access to nature for cities and environmental justice communities.

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    Climate Champions Program

    Mass Audubon is seeking energetic and dedicated volunteers to join our dynamic Climate Champions team. 


Take Action

We need your curiosity, commitment, and passion to ensure that our lands become more resilient, that more people than ever experience the magic of nature, and that we fight climate change—now and in the future.

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Make a lasting impact for people and wildlife.

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Help bring about nature-based climate solutions.

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Latest News

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Stream bordered by lush, green banks and small fallen trees across it
News December 05, 2023

Conserving 157 Acres of Wetlands, Forests, and Meadows in Ashburnham

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Eagle with wings outstretched in a blue, cloudless sky.
News December 04, 2023

Protecting the Raptors of Massachusetts

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American Pipit bird standing in grass
American Pipit
News November 30, 2023

Noteworthy Birds Visit Drumlin Farm This Fall

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By the Numbers

With the help of our members and supporters, we protect land, offer nationally recognized education programs, and provide endless opportunities to experience the outdoors.

  • 41,000

    acres of protected land

  • 500,000

    visitors to our wildlife sanctuaries

  • 160,000

    members and supporters

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    In Your Words

    "I was fortunate that I could follow my dreams and do what makes me happy. Not everyone has that luxury. We need to ensure that young people can make a living in science and that some of the coolest, weirdest, offbeat people are scientists. It’s not all people in white lab coats spending time indoors." Read more

    Scott Edwards
    Professor and Mass Audubon Board Member
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    In Your Words

    "Mass Audubon’s Youth Climate Leaders program has provided me and my peers with the tools to help lead the next phase of this fight. Our mission is to help other young leaders recognize that we each have a powerful voice that we can use to spark change.” Read more

    Ollie Perrault
    Youth Climate Leader, 2022
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    In Your Words

    "Volunteer work at Mass Audubon has provided opportunities to meet and work with people from many different backgrounds, to learn botany and ecology, to present at the annual Staff Natural History Conference, to drive a tractor, and to keep physically fit."

    Jeanne Li
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    In Your Words

    “Mass Audubon staff members have helped me become more knowledgeable about the natural world, and in turn, I felt the need to do my part in helping to protect wildlife and wild places.” Read more

    Shawn Carey
    Wildlife Photographer, 2022
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    In Your Words

    “Being a nature preschooler made me the environmentalist I am today, and I could not be more grateful for the chance I was given." Read more

    Phoebe Klein Taylor
    Former nature preschooler now CIT, 2023
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    In Your Words

    "I am grateful for the Mass Audubon team and the Climate Champions community. In this community, each of us is heard, informed, and empowered. We’ve learned from each other’s unique perspective and supported each other as we work toward meaningful solutions." Read more

    Stephanie Kane
    Climate Champion