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  • April 7, 2020

    Mass Audubon has named David O’Neill the 11th President of the state’s largest nature conservation organization.

    O’Neill has dedicated his professional career to conservation. For the last five years, he has served as the Chief Conservation Officer and Senior Advisor to the CEO of National Audubon Society (NAS). While there, his powerful vision, collaborative nature, and ability to raise critical funds elevated the entire organization.

  • March 12, 2020

    Manomet, the respected environmental organization that is marking 50 years as a leader in avian research and conservation, has been awarded Mass Audubon’s Hemenway + Hall Wildlife Conservation Award for 2020. The Award is named for Mass Audubon founders Harriet Hemenway and Minna Hall, who in 1896 organized what would become a successful national campaign to stop the slaughter of birds for their feathers.

  • March 3, 2020

    Carroll School and Mass Audubon, longtime neighbors in south Lincoln, have re-affirmed that sense of community with a generous donation by the School of 85 acres to the state’s largest nature conservation nonprofit.These 85 acres are part of an acquisition of 103 acres made possible by a generous donation to Carroll School. 

    The property is located adjacent to Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary.

  • February 24, 2020

    The second annual Alternative Spring Break for Aspiring Environmental Leaders program will take place on Nantucket from Monday, March 16 to Saturday, March 21. As Massachusetts continues to grow more diverse it is vital that Mass Audubon, Massachusetts’ largest nature conservation non-profit, create opportunities for communities to connect students with local landscapes while mindfully providing opportunities to historically underrepresented low-income communities and people of color.

  • February 18, 2020

    The state continues to conserve land at an encouraging rate, but development is also increasing in a time of climate crisis when every acre lost is worrisome, according to Mass Audubon’s Losing Ground: Nature’s Value in a Changing Climate. The study is the sixth in a series by the state’s largest nature conservation nonprofit, documenting changes in land use across the Commonwealth over four decades.

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