Latest Press Releases
- March 8, 2021
Mass Audubon applauds Massachusetts for joining Vermont, Maryland, and Connecticut as the only states in the U.S. to place restrictions on consumer uses of neonicotinoid pesticides (known as neonics). Neonics are not only harmful to people, but they harm pollinators such as bees, butterflies, birds, and bats.
- February 22, 2021
Thanks to the generosity and vision of a longtime local family, the Museum of American Bird Art (MABA) is larger by nearly three acres and can offer greater protection for Pequit Brook, which flows through the wildlife sanctuary as an important part of the greater Neponset River Watershed.
- February 19, 2021
Mass Audubon has been awarded a $45,580 grant from the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management to support the creation of new curriculum that challenges students in navigating climate solutions through the use of multimedia lesson plans.
- February 17, 2021
Mass Audubon’s goal to secure 67 acres of field and forest at Patten Hill in Shelburne has been realized, as the state’s largest nature conservation organization and the land’s longtime owners signed final documents Tuesday, February 16.
- February 12, 2021
Make the most of Mass Audubon’s “Winter Recess,” which is offering programs and activities beginning Saturday, February 13 and running through the end of the month that invite children and families to enjoy the outdoors in winter.
There’s a full range of fun and engaging opportunities to check out, from Vacation Week options at Mass Audubon’s statewide network of wildlife sanctuaries to at-home and online programs and “Nature Play Days,” all of which encourage families to connect with the natural world during the colder months.