Latest Press Releases
- September 24, 2018
Mass Audubon’s annual statewide photo contest, Picture This: Your Great Outdoors, which wraps up Sunday, September 30. Contest participants may compete in one of two age categories, 18 and Older and Under 18. Subject areas include: People in Nature, Birds, Mammals, Other Animals, Landscapes, and Plants and Fungi.
- September 5, 2018
Mass Audubon’s Shaping the Future of Your Community program has received a grant from the Foundation for MetroWest to advance conservation and climate-smart development in local communities. This grant will highlight successes in the City of Framingham, which updated its local regulations to better promote cost-effective, nature-based solutions to climate change.
- August 8, 2018
Mass Audubon’s Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary has been certified as an official “Service Enterprise” for its growing number of volunteers who encourage people throughout Greater Attleboro to connect with nature. The Service Enterprise program is administered by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service and founded by President George H. W. Bush.
- July 25, 2018
Mass Audubon has succeeded the Museum of Science in overseeing the Firefly Watch Citizen Science Project, which encourages volunteers to look for fireflies in their backyards or nearby fields and provide data in support of these amazing creatures and their habitats.
- July 11, 2018
For the fifth consecutive year, Mass Audubon’s demonstrated financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest and most consulted evaluator of charities. Charity Navigator has placed Mass Audubon within the top 10 percent of the thousands of charities the organization assesses, outperforming not only most environmental nonprofits but most American charities as a whole.