Check here for the latest news from Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuaries around the state.
Pleasant Valley is celebrating 90 years of conservation in the Berkshires! We're planning a wide variety of fun events and programs in honor of our anniversary, all of which will be open to the public and people of all ages and abilities.
Cape Cod and Islands
Any regular visitor to Wellfleet Bay has probably said "hello" to veteran front desk volunteer Shirley Weber. She's volunteered at the sanctuary for more than 20 years. "It's a chance to meet people from all over the world," she says.
Celebrate butterflies with a day of educational fun for the whole family. Enjoy nature walks, workshops, live music, face painting, food, live caterpillar exhibits, a butterfly-friendly plant sale, and more!
Play is the natural work of children. Our Discovering Nature program allows children to spend time outdoors learning, explore the wonders of nature, build friendships, and develop a deeper sense of place. Enrolling now for Session 1 (starts September 17)!
Play is the natural work of children. Our preschool program allows children to spend time outdoors learning, explore the wonders of nature, build friendships, and develop a deeper sense of place. Enrolling now for Fall 2019 session (starts September 17).
Connecticut River Valley
It's back for a second year! Enjoy a day of family-friendly activities and performances by an exciting lineup of musical groups. Presented by Mass Audubon and Signature Sounds. Members-only ticket pre-sale ends June 3.
Ipswich River's team is seeking your support for our annual Bird-a-thon 2019 fundraiser (May 10–11). Funds raised in this event go directly to the sanctuary and enable us to inspire environmental stewardship, enhance bird habitat, and protect other sanctuaries throughout the North Shore.
South of Boston
We are thrilled to announce that the $2.6 million goal was met to protect the Sacred Hearts property! Our offer was officially accepted on February 14, and we're excited to be on our way to purchasing 110 acres to expand Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuary.
Shop for native plants that will brighten your gardens and provide habitat for birds and butterflies! Bring your family and spend the day enjoying free snacks, fun activities, a special art exhibit, and perusing our gift shop.