News & Events

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Wild for Wareham festival logo with sponsor logos

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event April 17-24, 2021

Join Mass Audubon and other partner organizations for a week of programs that will get you and your family outside and exploring Wareham's wild side! From shellfishing basics to advocacy webinars to kayak tours, there's something for everybody.

New footbridge over West Beaver Dam Brook at the entrance to Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

The wait is over—we're so excited to welcome the public back to Tidmarsh! The parking lot and entrance trail have re-opened. Visitors will enjoy several improvements to the sanctuary, including a new footbridge over West Beaver Dam Brook.

All Persons Trail construction progress at Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Our property staff has been working hard on a 0.3-mile All Persons Trail that—once finished—will enable visitors of all abilities to pass through our meadow, access our overlook platform, and get close to our restored marsh areas. 

Removing dams to re-establish a free-flowing West Beaver Dam Brook at Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Mass Audubon has partnered with the Town of Plymouth to restore the town-owned Foothills Preserve as well as the West Beaver Dam Brook. We're committed to restoring, enhancing, and improving the ecosystem and natural landscape at Tidmarsh to provide quality habitat for vulnerable species.

The new standing seam metal roof on Tidmarsh's main building

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Things have been getting greener at Tidmarsh! In addition to restoring the West Branch of Beaver Dam Brook, we've also been working to improve the sanctuary's offices by adding some additional "green" features—including a brand-new roof.

Counselor and camper using a field guide at North River

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

We're thrilled to announce that Tidmarsh has received a grant award from the Middleborough Cultural Council to support a new program series aimed at removing barriers that can prevent families from participating in nature-based experiences.