Latest Press Releases
- December 17, 2018
LINCOLN, MA—Evan Guarino of Worcester has been named Grand Prize Winner in Mass Audubon’s 2018 Picture This: Your Great Outdoors photo contest. His winning photograph was a nighttime image of pier pilings on a Falmouth beach under a luminous Milky Way, with the lights of Martha’s Vineyard glowing in the background. This year’s competition drew more than 4,000 entries, submitted by nearly 700 photographers.
- November 5, 2018
Mass Audubon is offering military veterans and their families free admission to its statewide network of nearly 60 wildlife sanctuaries on Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11. Sanctuaries that are open Monday, November 12, when the holiday is formally observed, will also offer free admission to vets and families.
- October 23, 2018
Cape Cod’s cold-stun season for endangered or threatened sea turtles has started with the rescue of four Kemp’s ridleys October 22, at beaches in Eastham and Brewster. The marine reptiles were recovered by staff members of Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.
- 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.