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Savannah Sparrow singing in spring at Arcadia © Phil Doyle
Savannah Sparrow at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary © Phil Doyle

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125 Years of Mass Audubon

Mass Audubon has been protecting the nature of Massachusetts since 1896. We're planning lots of fun ways to honor our 125th anniversary this year. You're invited to join the fun all throughout 2021! Celebrate with us >


Regional News

Don't miss a thing! Find out what's going on at Mass Audubon's wildlife sanctuaries in regions across the state. 

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Special Events

Our wildlife sanctuaries host exciting special events throughout the year, from seasonal festivals to family fun days to open houses and more.

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From the President's Office

Blueberries ripening on a bush in summer

Leadership

June 22, 2021
As we enter the warm summer months, all of our wildlife sanctuaries are open and alive with people and wildlife. This is the result of an unprecedented investment supported by our donors, volunteers, and staff.

Wellfleet Bay volunteer Heather Pilchard rescuing a cold-stunned Kempy's Ridley on Great Island

Leadership

March 18, 2021
With nearly 40,000 acres of land that we protect and steward and a network of 62 wildlife sanctuaries open to the public, it would be literally impossible to keep up without our 14,000 volunteers.

Young girl in winter gear examines a leaf by the edge of a lake © Paul Blankman

Leadership

December 11, 2020
To kick off the new year and celebrate 125 years of protecting the nature of Massachusetts, we are focusing on making even more of the natural areas we manage available for you to enjoy. 

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Press Releases

July 29, 2021

Mass Audubon’s Duck Derby fundraiser at Allens Pond has long been an eagerly anticipated event each August and now the popular wildlife sanctuary on Buzzards Bay is doubling down on mid-month fun with its inaugural Summer Celebration, taking place Saturday, August 14.

The 18th annual Duck Derby takes place this year on the following Thursday, August 19.

Photo Contest

Rock climber taking in the view mid-climb © Arbenne Kelly
© Arbenne Kelly

Our annual photo contest invites you to submit your best images of wildlife, landscapes, and people enjoying the nature of Massachusetts.

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Blogs

View looking towards the heron rookery at Rocky Hill in fall (Ryan Helen Dorsey/,Mass Audubon)
Rocky Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

See the latest posts from Mass Audubon's blogs, which cover everything from sanctuary news to bird conservation to advocacy and everything in between.

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Publications

From our quarterly Explore magazine to special reports like Losing Ground and State of the Birds, we have dozens of publications to keep you informed and engaged in our work to protect the nature of Massachusetts.

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