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

Up Close and Peronal with the Buoys © Marian Dioguardi
Up Close and Peronal with the Buoys © Marian Dioguardi

This month's exhibit, which features oil paintings by artist Marian Dioguardi, is on display at the Habitat Gallery from March 1-31.

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Upcoming Programs

March 25, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am
Birders and non-birders of all ages and skill levels are invited to join us for five bird walks around...
March 27, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
Everyone loves to build - birds, squirrels, beavers, mice, even kids! Join Sonja in building homes and...
March 27, 2018 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Spend an afternoon a week exploring the seasonal changes on the property. Each week we’ll add entries...
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2018-19 Preschool Naturalists

We are now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year. Deadline to apply is March 22, 2018.

2017-2018 Home School


Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-18 school year. Registration will be on a first-come, first-enrolled basis.