Adult Learning

Group of adults that were in the Field Naturalist program

Mass Audubon offers fantastic programs for adults and adult groups throughout the year. Take a regularly scheduled program (in-person or online), join a field school, or continue your education as part of a certificate program. You can also schedule a custom program for your library, garden club, senior center, or other learning community.


Field Naturalist Certificate Program logo

Become a certified Mass Audubon field naturalist! During this 12-week program, you'll gain in-depth knowledge of organismal groups and how they're connected while taking part in field research, monitoring, and communication training. Find out more >

Birders using scopes at Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Take your birding to a higher level with our Birder's Certificate Program! This program is equivalent to an undergraduate-level ornithology course, with the addition of extensive field time and the opportunity for self-directed study. Get the details >

Climate Cafés

Climate Cafés

Whether in-person or online, Climate Cafés are a forum for judgement-free, informal climate conversations in local communities. Find an event >

Adults hiking a beach during a Cape Cod Field School course

Enjoy learning in the beautiful coastal setting of Cape Cod. Wellfleet Bay offers a wide variety of field courses for adults that focus on the unique coastal environment and wildlife of Cape Cod.  Learn in the field >