Check here for the latest news from Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuaries around the state.
Cape Cod and Islands
At Broad Meadow Brook, there is a lot we can do while working remotely. But we can't host field trips, public programs, or special events—and donations to offset these losses are urgently needed.
Since it wasn't possible to host our annual Sheep & Wool Festival this year due to COVID-19, we wanted to bring the festival experience to you—virtually! Get to know the sanctuary's resident sheep, learn all about shearing, connect with our wonderful vendors, and find out how you can help support the sanctuary's flock.
Connecticut River Valley
On eBird, Arcadia and Quabbin Park are tied for most bird species seen over the years in all of central and western Massachusetts—241 species. Of the 100 eBird hotspots in Hampshire County, Arcadia is one of only six locations that have more than 200 species observed.
At Blue Hills Nature Day Camp in Milton, our unique location atop scenic Chickatawbut Hill invites campers ages 3.5-14 to discover nature through hands-on exploration, creative play, and active learning. Registration now open for summer 2020!
While schools are closed due to COVID-19, Ipswich River's early childhood educators are finding ways to connect with their preschool students (and families) by using familiar routines and focusing on the learning and comfort that can be found outdoors.
South of Boston
Over the next few months, you'll notice a lot of activity in Daniel Webster's fields including soil augmentation, plowing, and reseeding. It's part of a crucial effort to restore important grassland habitat that's deteriorated over the years.
Calling all volunteers—we're thrilled to announce the launch of our expanded Volunteer Program! From monitoring trails to helping with construction projects to co-leading education programs, there are lots of new ways you can get involved at the sanctuary.