Nature & Wildlife

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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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 all winter long. Learn more about cold weather birds found in Massachusetts.


Quick Guides

Pick up new nature knowledge on the fly with our Quick Guides! Each guide is packed with ID tips and fun facts about species like porcupines, bald eagles, moose, snowy owls, and more. 


Outdoor Almanac

Outdoor Almanac Fall 2017 October

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.