Latest Press Releases
- May 23, 2018
Mass Audubon is holding an Open House at its newest property, Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary in Plymouth, on Saturday, June 2. The celebration will include a full day’s schedule of fun, nature-focused activities for kids and adults alike, including bird walks, bug discoveries, nature journaling, botanical explorations, and more.
- May 15, 2018
Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary’s nature preschool and its director, Jill Canelli, have been honored with a Secretary’s Award for Excellence, which recognizes schools and teachers from throughout Massachusetts for their outstanding efforts to improve energy and environmental education. The awards are presented by the office of State Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew A. Beaton.
- May 2, 2018
Mass Audubon had added 15 and a half acres to its Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, thanks to a generous and far-sighted gift of land by journalist and novelist Ruth Bass. Pleasant Valley encompasses more than a thousand acres of forest and wetland rising to Yokun Ridge, and the new parcel will enhance the wildlife sanctuary’s connections to Richmond while affording fine views of the Taconic Range to the west.
- April 24, 2018
Mass Audubon has partnered with the City of Northampton and local landowners to protect more than 50 acres of valuable open space that will connect the conservation organization’s Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary and the Rocky Hill Greenway. The land is situated on the wildlife sanctuary’s western boundary and just south of the Greenway, a collaboration between the City and Mass Audubon, the state's largest nature conservation nonprofit.
- April 17, 2018
Mass Audubon’s annual Bird-a-thon fundraiser will take place Friday and Saturday, May 11-12, when teams of birders of all abilities will compete to identify the most species statewide over a 24-hour period. Upwards of 750 people are expected to participate in Bird-a-thon, the biggest single fundraising event of the year for the state’s largest nature conservation nonprofit.