Regional News

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


Wild Thing 5k/10k Trail Race 2018

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event June 24, 2018

Join us for Wild Thing 2018, a wooded 5k/10k trail run starting and ending at Pleasant Valley to raise money for conservation and education programs in Berkshire County.

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Cape Cod and Islands

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

Family kayaking at Felix Neck © Justen Walker
© Justen Walker

Now that warm weather is in full swing, it's time to hit the water and cool off! Come to Felix Neck to explore Sengekontacket Pond as a family, or enjoy a beautiful summer evening on one of our sunset kayak tours. 

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Central Massachusetts

Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary

Jr. Trail Guides nature heroes

On Sunday, May 20, Wachusett Meadow gathered friends of the sanctuary to honor several local nature heroes—individuals recognized for their significant contributions to the protection and appreciation of nature.

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Connecticut River Valley

Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Art House artwork "Birds" © Marisa Douglas
Art House artwork: "Birds" © Marisa Douglas

The Art House at Arcadia is open for another season of creativity inspired by nature! Located just off the Tulip Tree Trail, all visitors are welcome to stop in and enjoy free, guided art projects.

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Greater Boston

Enjoying the 2017 Drumlin Summer Music Series

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event June 22, 2018

Back for the second year! Join us this summer evenings of local music and local food. Bring a picnic dinner, blankets and chairs, and enjoy the sounds of music on the farm. Starts June 22.

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Spring CSA radishes

Plan for delicious meals throughout the seasons with Drumlin’s summer and fall CSA programs. Get freshly-harvested, sustainably-grown produce from June through November! Summer CSA starts June 27.

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 June 15.

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary's Wood Duck Derby

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event October 6, 2018

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

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

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Parent and child exploring Tidmarsh meadow © Linda Thorndike
© Linda Thorndike

The staff at Tidmarsh has been hard at work the last few months, and not just on the trails! We've designed exciting new programs for people of all ages and abilities to connect you to this beautiful sanctuary.

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