Regional News

Check here for the latest news from Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuaries around the state.

Boston

Postcard image for the Boston Camera Club exhibition

Boston Nature Center & Wildlife Sanctuary

The Boston Camera Club exhibition will be on display at Mass Audubon’s Boston Nature Center. Themed “Flora and Fauna of Massachusetts,” the exhibition features one photograph each from 16 BCC members taken in wild, natural settings around the state.

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Cape Cod

Birding through the Seasons in 2023

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

As helpful as they can be, phone apps and field guides can be slow-going for new birders. In 2023, resolve to build your birding ID skills by spending time in the field each month with an experienced birder at some of the region's best birding spots!

Birding through the Seasons in 2023

Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

As helpful as they can be, phone apps and field guides can be slow-going for new birders. In 2023, resolve to build your birding ID skills by spending time in the field each month with an experienced birder at some of the region's best birding spots!

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Central

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Islands

Three operators riding a marshmaster through tall grass

Lost Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Towering over other vegetation at 20 feet tall and dominating the entire shoreline of Hummock Pond, Phragmites Australis, or the common reed is one of the most aggressive and ecologically damaging invasive species found on Nantucket.

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Metro South

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Metro West

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North Shore

The new Motus radio receiving tower at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Ipswich River has joined the Motus Wildlife Tracking System! By participating in this exciting collaborative research network, scientists and educators across New England will be able to better understand the ecology and conservation of migratory birds.

Bald Eagle adults on shoreline driftwood at Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats Education Center © Victor Cole

Joppa Flats Education Center

Special Event February 14–18, 2023

Deep winter is on its way—and with it, the Bald Eagles will return to the Merrimack Valley. This year's festival will include both online and in-person programs to celebrate these special winter residents of the greater Newburyport area.

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South East

Great Neck Garden Club members

Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

With the help of  property staff and our Regional Conservation Ecologist, this garden bed was created to focus on enhancing bird and pollinator habitat by establishing native perennials, shrubs, and flowering herbs that provide or attract resources used by birds, butterflies, and other pollinators on an area formally covered with lawn.

Conservation Teacher of the Year 2022, Jocelyn Chin, standing with David O'Neill, President of Mass Audubon

Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary

Mass Audubon recently honored educators from New Bedford and Attleboro as 2022 Conservation Teachers of the Year. The awards, which come with $1,000 gifts to be used to support the teachers’ programs, were presented at Mass Audubon’s Annual Meeting, which took place at the Museum of Science in Boston on Wednesday, November 2.

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West

Summer Sorensen - headshot looking at camera

Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Youth is our future; this is why it’s important to take action. Action comes in many forms like working on composting projects, joining environmental programs, and so much more. 

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