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

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Upcoming Programs

July 25, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm
It’s that time of the year when mushrooms of all colors, shapes and odors are popping up. Join...
July 31, 2018 6:15pm - 7:45pm
Before heading out on a bug treasure hunt to sweep-net in Habitat's meadow to see what wonderful creatures...
August 7, 2018 7:30pm - 9:00pm
The night sky is alive with the beating of bat and mothwings… Using a few tricks we’ll get...
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2018-19 Preschool Naturalists

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

For more information, please see the application.

2018-2019 Home School


Registration will be on a first-come, first-enrolled basis when the announcement is posted in this space in early August 2018.