Latest Press Releases
- September 9, 2020
Mass Audubon is expanding to year-round an offer of free admission to its wildlife sanctuaries for active-duty members of the military and their families.
- September 4, 2020
Mass Audubon’s annual photo contest, Picture This: Your Great Outdoors, is into its final month, with the popular competition running through Wednesday, September 30.
- August 19, 2020
Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary's Opening Doors to Nature capital campaign will support the expansion of its Program Barn with a focus on accessibility, updated facilities, and related amenities. The campaign is now within $220,000 of its $1.12 million goal and with construction scheduled to begin next week, Pleasant Valley staff and sanctuary friends are urging people to contributing now.
- July 30, 2020
The Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary in Barnstable held a celebratory groundbreaking yesterday that officially signaled construction was under way for the sanctuary’s Discovery Center Campus Project.
The centerpiece is a free-standing Discovery Center building that will include an array of updated and accessible learning features, including flexible classroom/laboratory space, a reception and exhibit area for interaction between program participants and staff, and floor-to-ceiling windows that will offer inspiring views of Barnstable Harbor, Sandy Neck, and Cape Cod Bay.
- July 24, 2020
Mass Audubon has recently acquired two distinct land parcels comprising more than 30 acres on Cuttyhunk Island, the smallest and southwesternmost of the Elizabeth Islands, which stretch between Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound.
The two successful land conservation projects, which include a mile and a quarter of shoreline and one of the island’s finest panoramic views, bring the total amount of land protected by Mass Audubon on Cuttyhunk to nearly 60 acres.