Latest Press Releases
- June 18, 2019
Mass Audubon's Picture This: Your Great Outdoors statewide photo contest welcomes shutterbugs of all ages, backgrounds, and levels of experience to share the natural beauty of the Bay State through their photography. The competition, which each year attracts hundreds of photographers who submit thousands of images, is now under way and continues through Monday, September 30.
- June 6, 2019
Mass Audubon is partnering with high schools throughout the Commonwealth to help students better understand fragile wetlands and their crucial relationships with cities and towns in which the students live.
The project, entitled “Science for Solutions,” focuses on both professional development for teachers and classroom and in-the-field science experiences for students. Areas of study range from habitat restoration and climate impacts to studying fish species that spend parts of their life cycles in both freshwater and the ocean, such as herring, striped bass, and Atlantic salmon.
- May 8, 2019
The Riverschools Project, a collaboration among Mass Audubon's Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary in Lincoln, Ephraim Curtis Middle School in Sudbury, and Happy Hollow Elementary School in Wayland, has been honored with a 2019 Secretary’s Excellence in Energy and Environmental Education Award.
The awards, which recognize schools and teachers from throughout Massachusetts for their efforts to improve energy and environmental education, are presented annually by the Office of the Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary.
- April 25, 2019
Mass Audubon’s annual Bird-a-thon fundraiser will take place Friday and Saturday, May 10-11, when hundreds of birders of all abilities will compete to identify the most species statewide over a 24-hour period. The birding marathon is the biggest single fundraising event of the year for Mass Audubon, the state’s largest nature conservation nonprofit.
- April 11, 2019
Mass Audubon, has been named a recipient of a 2019 Commonwealth Award by the Mass Cultural Council (MCC). The prestigious honors, presented every two years, are awarded to organizations or individuals exhibiting “exceptional achievement in the arts, humanities, and sciences.”