Nature & Wildlife

Raccoons © Kim Nagy
Raccoons © Kim Nagy

In Massachusetts, each season presents new and exciting opportunities to explore and understand our ever-changing landscape and its inhabitants. Here you can find information about commonly encountered wildlife and invasive plants. 


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iNaturalist

iNaturalist

Taking a smartphone photo for iNaturalist

Use this free, online platform to ID and share photos of plants, fungi, and animals! You can also help Mass Audubon compile a catalog of the biodiversity at our sanctuaries. Get started >


Common Fall & Winter Birds

Common Fall & Winter Birds

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Whether you’re briskly pacing across Boston Common or gazing out your kitchen window into a snow-covered suburban backyard, birds can be seen throughout fall and winter. Learn more about cold weather birds found in Massachusetts.


Outdoor Almanac

Outdoor Almanac - Summer 2019 - September

What does Mother Nature have in store for us in the coming weeks? Find out everything from the phases of the moon to wildlife happenings in our Outdoor Almanac.