Regional News

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

Berkshires

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Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event September 22, 2019

Come celebrate the past 90 years at Pleasant Valley! Enjoy a cocktail hour with views of Lenox Mountain, delicious brunch in our historic barn, and naturalist-led bird walks around the sanctuary.

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Cape Cod and Islands

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Central Massachusetts

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Connecticut River Valley

Stage view at Arcadia Folk Festival 2018 © Julian Parker-Burns

Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event September 28, 2019

Enjoy a day of family-friendly activities and live music performances by Anaïs Mitchell, Martin Sexton, Dar Williams, The Mammals, and more! Presented by Mass Audubon and Signature Sounds. Tickets on sale now.

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Greater Boston

Great Shearwater © Rob MacDonald

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event October 9, 2019

Join Broadmoor at Jack’s Abby Brewery in Framingham for food, locally-brewed beer, and thought-provoking discussions about nature with various experts. (October 9: "The Mysteries of New England's Great Shearwaters")

Instructor showing a trail reroute in the field at Broadmoor

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Register now for the next session in our 4-part trail building and stewardship training series! Classes are designed for land managers, conservation professionals, volunteer groups, and volunteer trail stewards. Last workshop is September 26.

Annual Yard Sale at Blue Hills Trailside Museum © Kent Harnois

Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Special Event October 12-14, 2019

There's no telling what treasures you'll find at the sanctuary over Columbus Day weekend! Come shop for furniture, housewares, toys, books, and more. 

Chef's tasting plate at Moon Over Drumlin 2018 © Sara Colkert Photography

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event September 28, 2019

Celebrate the bounties of summer and support Drumlin Farm at the same time! Taste the delights prepared by our featured chefs while you enjoy an exciting raffle and live auction. (Time has changed to 4-6:30 pm)

Carrots from Drumlin's Fall CSA

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Plan for delicious meals throughout the holiday season with Drumlin's CSA program. Get freshly-harvested, sustainably-grown produce from September through November! Fall CSA started September 11—prorated shares still available.

Barn full of jack-o-lanterns at Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event October 25-27, 2019

It's the 37th Annual Halloween Prowl! This very popular annual event is creative, non-scary and fun—an enchanting evening with many delights, including a barn filled with Jack-o'-lanterns. 

Painting pumpkins at the Fall Fair

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event October 5, 2019

Enjoy a full day of family-friendly games, crafts, and food—and get ready to cheer for your rubber ducks as they race to the finish in the Annual Wood Duck Derby!

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North Shore

Food Foolish book, climate change sign, True North beer in a glass

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event September 25, 2019

Grab a beer at True North Ale Company and enjoy some food while Eric Schultz, co-author of Food Foolish, discusses the ways that food can improve the lives of people, combat climate change, and help protect the environment.

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South of Boston

Osprey adult & two juveniles in nest © Bernard Creswick

Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event October 3, 2019

Savor a hearty Italian dinner while Sanctuary Director Gina Purtell shares stories of how the South Coast Osprey Project's 2019 season started, unfolded, and ended. Bring your appetite! (Ages 21 & up only)

Farm Day food & games area

Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event October 19, 2019

It's Mass Audubon's biggest South Shore celebration of the year, where the sanctuary's grasslands are transformed into a festival of fall farm fun perfect for the whole family!

Farm Day food & games area at Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary

North River Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event October 19, 2019

It's Mass Audubon's biggest South Shore celebration of the year, where Daniel Webster's grasslands are transformed into a festival of fall farm fun perfect for the whole family!

Alissa Young - TerraCorps service member

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

We're excited to welcome two service members from TerraCorps, an AmeriCorps program in Massachusetts. Over the next 11 months, they'll work to expand Mass Audubon's outreach and land stewardship programs on the South Shore. 

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