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After missing last summer due to the pandemic, our volunteer naturalists are excited to once again be outdoors and engaging with people on the sanctuary's trails.
Since COVID-19 upended traditional learning, Mass Audubon educators statewide have worked hard to reinvent our nature-based science programs for schools. The result is a new curriculum that provides maximum flexibility and a connection with the outdoors.
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The Eastern Spadefoot Toad gets its name from distinctive protruding cartilage “spades” on its hind feet. This feature helps the animal to dig itself quickly below ground where it spends much of its life, emerging on warm stormy nights to feed and breed in temporary water bodies. Historically widespread in Massachusetts, the spadefoot is now […]
For Cape Cod bird lovers, there are many rites of spring; hearing the first buzzy call of a phoebe or witnessing a returning Osprey or Piping Plover. People prepare their hummingbird feeders and clean out nest boxes in the hope they’ll eventually be filled with baby birds. At Wellfleet Bay, we recently spotted our first […]