Habitat Education Center & Wildlife Sanctuary

Gentle trails wind through deciduous and evergreen forests, across meadows, and around ponds and vernal pools at Habitat, located just seven miles from downtown Boston. A long-standing center for environmental education, Habitat offers year-round programs for all ages. The Georgian-style mansion and beautiful formal gardens can be rented for weddings and other eventsRead more >

HOURS: Mon-Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm; Sat-Sun, 10:00 am-4:00 pm 
TRAILS: Open daily, dawn to dusk

Sanctuary News & Events

Puffin with nesting material © Sandy Selesky
© Sandy Selesky

This month's exhibit, which features photography by Sandy Selesky, is on display at the Habitat Gallery from August 1-31.

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Upcoming Programs

August 28, 2018 6:00pm - 7:30pm
The calendar says summer but fall is in the air. Many creatures, including Monarch butterflies, know...
September 5, 2018 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Help with the care and maintenance of Habitat, remove invasive species, and much more. Meet folks of...
September 9, 2018 9:00am - 11:00am
Help with trail maintenance, weeding, and getting the goats ready for the next season...
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2018-19 Home School

Applications are now being accepted for 2018-19 Afternoon Adventurers and Home School classes. Programs are filled on a first-come basis. 

2018-19 Preschool Naturalists

We have openings in several of our sessions for the upcoming school year. 

For more information, please see the application.