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Dave McLain with group from Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

For almost 30 years, Conservation Caretaker Dave McLain has been involved with our conservation work at Arcadia and around the Valley. We're so grateful for his decades of ecological work and wish him well!

Tricia Yacovone-Biagi is a climate champion at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Tricia Yacovone-Biagi believes that everyone can be a climate champion like her by doing something, no matter how small, to reverse climate change. Her "something" in 2020—installing heat pumps and insulation at Arcadia—is making a big difference!

Janice Jorgensen

Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Janice Jorgensen is a semi-retired Hadley resident, an aspiring birder, and a creative strategist who has helped Arcadia grow and thrive over the years. Now, she wants to spread the word to others age 70 1/2 and older about a little-known way of supporting charitable causes—Required Minimum Distributions (RMD).

Eastern Meadowlark at Arcadia © Beth Finney

Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

On eBird, Arcadia and Quabbin Park are tied for most bird species seen over the years in all of central and western Massachusetts—241 species. Of the 100 eBird hotspots in Hampshire County, Arcadia is one of only six locations that have more than 200 species observed. 

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