MABA trails are open; buildings & restrooms are closed. See guidelines. Read More
The Museum of American Bird Art (MABA) at Mass Audubon is a family-friendly, professional art museum set on a 121-acre wildlife sanctuary (with 2 miles of trails) located 15 miles south of Boston. As part of New England’s largest conservation organization, MABA's mission is to connect people and nature through art. Our exhibitions feature works by internationally recognized artists inspired by nature, and we offer a wide variety of programs and classes for all ages.
Blue vervain (Verbena hastata) On walks last week I observed two of my favorite flowers, both having blue flowers. Though fairly common in this area, they are less showy and can easily be overlooked among grasses and taller plants that dominate in late summer. Blue vervain commonly occurs in wet meadows, wet river bottomlands, and stream […]