Latest Press Releases
- November 23, 2020
Mass Audubon is committed to the preservation of the Bear Hole landscape in West Springfield and Holyoke, to permanently protect the 1,500-acre open space and ensure it is open to the public in perpetuity. The statewide conservation organization is facing an end-of year deadline to reach its $450,000 fundraising goal, with $342,000 raised so far.
- November 17, 2020
Mass Audubon’s Berkshire wildlife sanctuaries will partner with a pair of community health centers to help share with their patients the healthful benefits of nature and the outdoors. The wildlife sanctuaries will work with East Mountain Medical and MACONY Pediatrics, both located in Great Barrington, to support physical and mental health through connection with the natural world and guided activities that promote well-being, stress reduction, exercise, and a sense of community.
- November 13, 2020
Mass Audubon invites one and all to head outdoors during Hike-a-thon, taking place statewide Friday, November 27 through Sunday, the 29th.
Hike-a-thon’s goal is to encourage as many people as possible to get outside the weekend after Thanksgiving and discover for themselves how time spent in the natural world benefits both physical and mental health.
- October 27, 2020
Mass Audubon’s Museum of American Bird Art in Canton has been awarded a $48,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to engage young learners in a multisensory, hands-on art and design project, "The Nest", that cultivates a stronger bond to natural systems and enhances understanding of essential STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) concepts.
- October 22, 2020
Mass Audubon is inviting one and all to celebrate Fall Fest, a week-long Halloween party full of seasonal and spooky-themed activities beginning Saturday, October 24 and running right up to the Big Night itself, Saturday, October 31.
The statewide conservation nonprofit want to help make autumn even more awesome for all ages, with lots of online and in-person opportunities to connect with nature and build community.