Wild Turkeys

Wild turkeys © Alison Colby Campbell
Wild turkeys © Alison Colby Campbell


The return of the Wild Turkey to New England is a marvelous success story. Once all but extinct from Massachusetts, this iconic bird can be found just about anywhere—woods, suburbs, even cities. Learn More

Situations & Solutions

Wild turkeys are now a common fixture across all of Massachusetts, which means the chances of encountering them have increased as well. Sometimes, turkeys can be aggressive. Have turkeys in your yard? Find out what to do

Wildlife & the Law

Many of the birds and animals we encounter are protected in some way by local and national laws.Learn more

Upcoming Programs

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary - November 10, 2018, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Habitat Education Center and Wildlife Sanctuary - November 13, 2018, 10:00am - 11:00am
Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary - November 17, 2018, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary - November 18, 2018, 10:00am - 11:30am
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