Regional News

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


Live turtle presentation at Family Fun Day

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event June 2, 2018

Join us for our annual free day of fun and learning for people of all ages! Enjoy nature exploration activities, live-animal presentations, music, and nature arts and crafts.

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Cape Cod and Islands

"Straws" film poster © By the Brook Productions, LLC

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event April 21, 2018

You're invited to the 2018 Sea Change environmental film and discussion series! Join us for a screening of Straws, a short-film about plastics pollution and what we can do to address it.

Summer Soiree at Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event August 2, 2018

Join us for this annual event featuring a chef’s tasting, live auction, dancing, celebrating, and relaxing under the stars—all in support of Long Pasture's conservation and education programs.

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Horseshoe Crab © Justen Walker, Mass Audubon
© Justen Walker, Mass Audubon

We offer many opportunities to participate in wildlife research and protection efforts as a citizen science volunteer in our monitoring and survey projects. Training sessions for first-time volunteers take place in March and April. Don't miss out on a uniquely rewarding experience—sign up today!

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Central Massachusetts

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Connecticut River Valley

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Greater Boston

Red-winged blackbird © Eric Hayward

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event May 6, 2018

Explore the beauty of spring bird songs and colors with naturalist-led birding explorations, then join us for a homemade breakfast at the Nature Center. 

Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Sunlit Path oil painting © Janet DeLonga
Sunlit Path © Janet DeLonga

Opening March 17, our newest gallery exhibit showcases the work of 19 artists inspired by spring in New England. Be sure to join us on May 2 for a free reception and the opportunity to meet the artists.

Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

Assessing trees for habitat management project

With the support of a recently awarded grant, Moose Hill is working to increase upland habitat diversity and improve early successional habitat for plants and wildlife. Work on the project began in mid-February and will be completed by the end of June. Updated March 26.

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North Shore

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Carol Decker (photo: Laura Coulbourn)

My experience at Ipswich River over the last 29 years has been joyous and filled with daily challenges. But the time has come to move on to the next phase of my life, and thus I will be retiring in late June.

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South of Boston

Night at the Knoll logo

Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event June 9, 2018

Spend a warm spring evening with friends and community members strolling lantern lit gardens, enjoying delicious food and drink, and listening to live music—all for a good cause!

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