Latest Press Releases
- February 7, 2018
Mass Audubon’s new Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary, situated on a former Plymouth cranberry bog being restored to its original freshwater wetland habitat, is now open and welcoming all visitors from the community, throughout Southeast Massachusetts, and beyond. The 480-acre wildlife sanctuary offers three miles of trails that invite Mass Audubon members and the general public to discover a protected oasis located within one of the most development-intensive corners of the state.
- February 5, 2018
LINCOLN, MA — Ms. G. saw her shadow at Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary in Lincoln on February 2, Groundhog Day. As the official Groundhog of the Commonwealth, her body-language prognostication was clear: six more weeks of winter. The enthusiastic assemblage of mostly kids and parents (with a contingent of Groundhog Day buffs also on hand) seemed fine with the forecast, as they cheered Ms. G’s always accurate prediction, her 11th at Drumlin Farm.
- January 30, 2018
State Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Matthew A. Beaton will join the Groundhog Day celebration at Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary in Lincoln Friday, Feb. 2, when Ms. G, the Official Groundhog of the Commonwealth, will make her annual prediction on the length of the remaining winter.
- December 12, 2017
Mass Audubon has announced that Bernard Creswick of Raynham took top honors in its 2017 Picture This: Your Great Outdoors statewide photo contest, for his impressive photograph of a ruby-throated hummingbird. Eleven other winners in specific age and subject categories were also chosen.
- October 23, 2017
Mass Audubon has officially broken ground for its state-of-the art Environmental Learning Center at Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary in Lincoln. When it debuts next spring, the 3,700 square foot building will serve as the hub from which all of the wildlife sanctuary’s environmental education flows. The Sunday, October 15 groundbreaking celebration brought together Mass Audubon leaders and Drumlin Farm friends and supporters of the exciting new sanctuary resource.