Explore Fall 2017

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Observing Nature's Harvest

While you’re out on the trail enjoying the crisp air and relative lack of biting insects this fall, look a little closer: you’ll see an important part of the seasonal cycle happening right before your eyes.

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"C" is for Carrot

Ever try to get your kids to eat carrots? It’s not always easy. But for students in grades K–5 at Somerville public schools, eating carrots is part of the afterschool curriculum thanks to a partnership with Drumlin Farm.

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State of the Birds

Mass Audubon's latest report responds to the most urgent call for conservation action today—to protect the nature of Massachusetts from losses caused by climate change.

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In Your Words: Patricia Spence

Pat Spence, Mass Audubon council member, talks about raising her sons on nature in the heart of the city.

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By the Numbers: Bats

Don’t let tales of the vampire, blood-sucking variety of bat found in folklore scare you off from learning about this most benevolent creature.

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Young Explorers: Hibernation

While we might rely on sweaters and turning up the heat, wildlife have their own tricks for dealing with the changing seasons.

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