Check here for the latest news from Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuaries around the state.
Berkshires and Connecticut River Valley
Janice Jorgensen is a semi-retired Hadley resident, an aspiring birder, and a creative strategist who has helped Arcadia grow and thrive over the years. Now, she wants to spread the word to others age 70 1/2 and older about a little-known way of supporting charitable causes—Required Minimum Distributions (RMD).
Remote learning hasn't stopped our education team from connecting students to nature! Our in-school Berkshire Environmental Literacy (BEL) Program has had to adapt, but students and teachers are excited to have Mass Audubon educators in their virtual classroom.
Great news! After careful analysis and discussions with local officials, we have determined that we can safely re-open our outdoor animal exhibits to visitors on weekends only (Saturday-Sunday, 10 am-2 pm). Visitors must reserve a timed ticket for entry.
BNC's Willow Tree Youth Leaders recently presented their impactful project to reduce single-use plastic within schools! Their two-year effort was part of the Youth Leaders for Climate Justice (YLCJ) program led by Drumlin Farm.
Recently, a casual tally along the shore of Stony Brook Pond found more than 90 trees and shrubs bearing dramatic evidence of beaver activity within the last several months. Of course, it helps to know why the beavers are wreaking all this havoc in the first place.
Despite COVID-19 or perhaps because of it, Wellfleet Bay's modified annual fundraising effort this summer has raised as much critical funding for the sanctuary’s education and conservation programs as previous Wild, Wild Wellfleet! galas.
Join Felix Neck and wellness entrepreneur Ky Keenan in bringing high-vibe living Plant-Based Experiences into your home. Choose from 4 curated experiences for up to 10 guests that can be hosted as a brunch, lunch, or dinner in the privacy of your home.
Wheelabrator Millbury sponsors free sanctuary admission for Millbury residents four times a year. Join us once each season and explore all that Broad Meadow Brook has to offer—for free! Next event is October 10, 2020.
Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket
No news or events are scheduled at this time.
Over the last few months, a dedicated team of Mass Audubon staff, contractors, and volunteers worked hard to complete the first phase of a habitat restoration and improvement project. The sanctuary's grassland loop has never looked better!
Mass Audubon has partnered with the Town of Plymouth to restore the town-owned Foothills Preserve as well as the West Beaver Dam Brook. We're committed to restoring, enhancing, and improving the ecosystem and natural landscape at Tidmarsh to provide quality habitat for vulnerable species.