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Mass Audubon at the March for Science Boston
Mass Audubon at the March for Science in Boston

From defending endangered species to reducing climate change impacts, one of the most effective ways to protect the nature of Massachusetts is through sound environmental policy. Mass Audubon’s Advocacy department works with other conservation organizations, legislators, and citizen groups to shape and strengthen environmental laws and regulations.

We inform and educate people about pending legislation and its potential impacts, and enable the public to better understand the government's actions. Working with scientists from Mass Audubon and other organizations, we provide data and analysis to help guide public policy.

We also rely on people like you to help us spread our message!

How You Can Advocate for the Environment


Adult Bald Eagle © US Fish and Wildlife
© US Fish and Wildlife

Each session, Mass Audubon identifies a number of important environmental bills as policy priorities. Find out which ones we’re working on now as well as our position on other critical state and federal issues. Learn More >

City Corps volunteers

Most of the decisions that govern the health and character of our land are made at the local level. To make a difference in your community, get involved with protecting forests, farmlands, water resources, and wildlife habitat. Learn More >

Stay Informed

Keep up with Mass Audubon’s advocacy work and how you can help by subscribing to our e-newsletter, the Beacon Hill Weekly Roundup.

Contact the Advocacy Department

Our department serves as a leader in advocating for strong conservation laws and programs, and public participation is the key to accomplishing Mass Audubon's objectives at the State House. The Advocacy department has offices at Broad Meadow Brook in Worcester, where our Shaping the Future of Your Community program is based, and at Mass Audubon’s headquarters in Lincoln, where we focus on sustainable development and other statewide policy issues.

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