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  • May 3, 2022

    Bird-a-thon, Mass Audubon’s largest statewide fundraiser and popular birding competition, returns Friday and Saturday, May 13 and 14, with a stronger-than-ever commitment to support the statewide conservation organization’s important work.

  • April 8, 2022

    Join Mass Audubon and community partners for the Nature in the City Spring Season Kick-off, taking place Saturday afternoon, April 23, at Magazine Beach Park on the Cambridge side of the Charles River. 

    The free, 1-4 pm drop-in event is designed to encourage all who stop by to learn more about nature within the city and beyond, while celebrating spring, when birds are returning and trees and flowers are blooming. 

  • March 31, 2022

    With unprecedented numbers of people finding respite in the outdoors and connecting with the natural world during the pandemic, Earth Day (Friday, April 22) has never been more anticipated. Mass Audubon, the largest nature-based conservation organization in New England, is responding to the moment by planning an entire month’s worth of activities and programming, geared toward caring for the environment and one another.

  • March 4, 2022

    Mass Audubon’s Blue Hills Trailside Museum is proactively moving all exhibit birds into indoor aviaries due to concerns about avian influenza, which is highly contagious and could be fatal to some of the birds.

    On Wednesday, the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) confirmed the presence of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in the state. Avian influenza can be spread in various ways from flock to flock, including by wild birds, through contact with infected poultry, by equipment, and caretakers’ clothing.

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