Explore—Spring 2019

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Spring 2019 Explore cover © Matt Cembrola
© Matt Cembrola

The Four Rs: Review, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

People around the world generate 1.3 billion tons of trash per year, but what can you do about it, personally? While the Three Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) have been around for a while, we propose a new one—Review. Before you can make any kind of difference, you need to take stock of your own consumption. 

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Brewster's Woods: A New Sanctuary with Old Roots

The most generous donation in Mass Audubon's 128-year history is closely linked to the organization's founding in 1896.

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In Your Words: C. John Burk

When he first "accidentally" discovered Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary after moving to Northampton in 1961, C. John Burk had no idea he would spend more than 50 years supporting the sanctuary as an ecological management volunteer and, eventually, as a Sanctuary Committee member. 

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By the Numbers: Trails

On the extensive trail network at our 59 wildlife sanctuaries across the state, you can take in ocean, pond, and river views; explore forests and fields; hike to hilltop vistas; stroll boardwalks and gravel paths; enjoy solitude on benches or in bird blinds; and more.

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Young Explorers: Our Feathered Friends

All birds have feathers, and birds are the only living animals that do!

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