Regional News

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


Members of Whiskey Treaty Roadshow © WTR

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event July 31, 2019

We're celebrating our 90th anniversary with free summer concerts! Bring a picnic dinner, blankets and chairs, and enjoy live music in a beautiful sanctuary. (July 31: Whiskey Treaty Roadshow)

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Cape Cod and Islands

Event tent at Long Pasture's Summer Soiree

Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event August 1, 2019

Enjoy an evening that includes a chef’s tasting, live auction, dancing, celebrating, and relaxing under the stars—all in support of our conservation and education programs.

Woman using binoculars during a cruise to Cutthunk Island

Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

Long Pasture has many opportunities for exploration on the water this summer. From kayaking in quiet estuaries to discovering the sea creatures of Lewis Bay and Nantucket Sound, find a way to get off of the beach and onto the water.

Chocolate desserts in jars

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event August 20, 2019

Experience a farm-to-table dinner prepared by plant-based chef Kyleen Keenan using only responsibly-sourced ingredients. Then watch the sunset before partaking in an exciting live auction and dancing under the stars!

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Central Massachusetts

Broad Meadow Brook climate café

Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event July 25, 2019

Grab a snack and a drink at Red Apple Farm's Brew Barn while talking to your neighbors and fellow residents about the potential effects of climate change in your community.

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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

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. Early bird tickets on sale now.

Morning view of Mt. Tom from Arcadia's meadows © Phil Doyle

Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Arcadia has been an ecological gem and educational innovator in the Pioneer Valley since 1944. You're invited to celebrate everything that's been accomplished in the last 75 years, and help us look toward to a bright future for the generations to come!

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Greater Boston

Band performing at Drumlin Farm's 2018 Summer Music Series

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event July 26, 2019

This summer, several Boston-area bands will perform Friday evening concerts on the lawn at Drumlin Farm! Bring the family to enjoy live music, ice cream, lawn games, and more. (July 26: Dirty Water Brass Band)

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary's Wood Duck Derby

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event October 5, 2019

Come cheer on the (rubber) wood ducks during the most popular event of our Annual Fall Fair. The first duck to cross the finish line wins the Grand Prize!

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North Shore

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South of Boston

Fall walk at Tidmarsh © Jeanne Lesperance

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

January 19 marked the one-year anniversary of the day that Tidmarsh first opened to the public. We're very proud of what we've accomplished since then, and we couldn't have done any of it without your support!

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