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Cape Cod and Islands
Whether you’ve chanced across a hummingbird dipping their tail feathers or caught a glimpse of a Monarch fluttering by, we’ve all had those animal encounters on the Island that make us stop and ponder what else lives on this mystical island aside from ourselves.
Visitors will be treated to non-scary, educational fun at this year’s Boo Meadow Brook Halloween Hike. There will also be face painting and snacks. Costumes welcome!
Wheelabrator Millbury sponsors free sanctuary admission for Millbury residents four times a year. Join us once each season and explore all that Broad Meadow Brook has to offer—for free! Next event is October 13, 2018.
Connecticut River Valley
Voyage from the pristine waters of British Columbia’s inside passage to bird population recovery efforts in the Caribbean and more. Each themed night offers a location-based buffet dinner and presentation of images in an exotic location. First program is November 1.
In this exhibit celebrating the DCR's 125th Anniversary, 14 artists present works in a variety of mediums that celebrate the DCR's 125th Anniversary. Join us on October 24 for a free Artists' Reception! On display September 8–November 28.
BNC has been selected as one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s $100K for 100 program. The grant will support the wildlife sanctuary’s “Pathways to Nature Preschool Outreach Program” for a three-year period, from 2014-2017.
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 June 15.
Many of the most important birds in the history of decoy-making were made in Massachusetts. In this new, lavishly produced art book, thirty-six never-before-published historical photographs are combined with important, new historical material.
South of Boston
The 2018 Duck Derby was a close race, but duck "Trish" took first place in the end. After much deliberation, owner and Grand Prize Winner Patricia Vasconcellos has decided on her destination—and it's a first for the Duck Derby!
Oak Knoll is excited to announce our 2018-19 programs designed exclusively for the homeschool community! These drop-off programs provide a wonderful opportunity for homeschoolers to meet with other students in a social environment while engaging with the natural world.