Explore—Summer 2019

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Pick Your Paddles

From the Housatonic River in the Berkshires to Great Island in Wellfleet, there is so much to discover at Mass Audubon's wildlife sanctuaries by canoe, kayak, or stand-up paddleboard. So grab a paddle and a life vest, and hit the water this summer!

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Capturing Carbon in Mass Audubon Forests

Mass Audubon is committed to fighting climate change through conservation, advocacy, and education. And we're always looking for innovative ways to make a real and lasting impact. Our recent entry into the California Air Resources Board (CARB) carbon offset market is a prime example.

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A Conservation Victory on Buzzards Bay

Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuary in Wareham already offered its visitors one of the most beautiful coastal expanses in southeast Massachusetts. Now, thanks to some very generous donors, even more ecologically important habitat for rare species will be joining the fold.

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In Your Words: Flavio Sutti

From growing up on a farm in the Italian Alps to studying raptors in Ohio, Flavio Sutti has always been profoundly motivated to help wildlife by inspiring people to take better care of the natural world. Now he lives that mission daily as the director of Drumlin Farm's Wildlife Care Center.

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By the Numbers: Bees

Bees are not only fascinating insects, they are vitally important to nature and to our economy. Unfortunately, many populations of native bees and other pollinators are declining in the face of numerous threats. But you can help them!

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Young Explorers: Beetlemania

Beetles are everywhere. In fact, scientists believe that one out of every four animals on Earth is a beetle!

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 Web exclusive! See how many beetles you can find in our Beetlemania Scavenger Hunt.