May 3, 2022

Bird-a-thon, Mass Audubon’s largest statewide fundraiser and popular birding competition, returns Friday and Saturday, May 13 and 14, with a stronger-than-ever commitment to support the statewide conservation organization’s important work.

April 8, 2022

Join Mass Audubon and community partners for the Nature in the City Spring Season Kick-off, taking place Saturday afternoon, April 23, at Magazine Beach Park on the Cambridge side of the Charles River. 

The free, 1-4 pm drop-in event is designed to encourage all who stop by to learn more about nature within the city and beyond, while celebrating spring, when birds are returning and trees and flowers are blooming. 

March 31, 2022

With unprecedented numbers of people finding respite in the outdoors and connecting with the natural world during the pandemic, Earth Day (Friday, April 22) has never been more anticipated. Mass Audubon, the largest nature-based conservation organization in New England, is responding to the moment by planning an entire month’s worth of activities and programming, geared toward caring for the environment and one another.

March 4, 2022

Mass Audubon’s Blue Hills Trailside Museum is proactively moving all exhibit birds into indoor aviaries due to concerns about avian influenza, which is highly contagious and could be fatal to some of the birds.

On Wednesday, the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) confirmed the presence of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in the state. Avian influenza can be spread in various ways from flock to flock, including by wild birds, through contact with infected poultry, by equipment, and caretakers’ clothing.

February 7, 2022

The Concord Museum is pleased to collaborate with Mass Audubon on the special exhibition, Alive with Birds: William Brewster in Concord, opening in the Museum’s Wallace Kane Gallery on March 4, 2022 through September 5, 2022. Alive with Birds is the first and most comprehensive exhibition on William Brewster (1851 -1919), the first president of Mass Audubon and one of the country’s earliest advocates for the protection of birds and their habitats.

February 2, 2022

Ms. G., the official Groundhog of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, emerged from her annual mid-winter slumber at Mass Audubon’s snow-covered Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary in Lincoln Tuesday morning—and did not see her shadow, predicting an early spring. Drumlin Farm hosted its annual Climate Action Day/Groundhog Day event Tuesday at 10 am to an audience of virtual onlookers via Drumlin Farm's Facebook page.

January 5, 2022

Mass Audubon has named Jennifer Madson its new Central Regional Director, whose role includes oversight of more than a dozen wildlife sanctuaries in central Massachusetts, in communities extending from the Route 2 corridor south to the Connecticut border and west to the Quabbin Reservoir watershed.