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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. Next event is September 22!
Cape Cod and Islands
Ashumet Holly Wildlife Sanctuary
Take a "holly-day" season walk at one of the largest holly plantations in New England! Learn about the natural history of hollies and gather your own holly boughs to take home.
Summer 2019 was an incredible season for Felix Neck's Osprey, Atlantic Horseshoe Crab, breeding shorebirds, odonate, and salamander citizen science projects! Over 40 individuals trekked through woods and across beaches to collect the data needed for the conservation and management of these iconic Vineyard species.
Get into the holiday spirit by creating your own ornaments from natural materials! Holiday treats and music will be provided to help inspire your festive creativity.
Discovering Nature allows children to spend time outdoors learning, explore the wonders of nature, build friendships, and develop a deeper sense of place. Enrolling for Session 1 (started September 17) and Session 2 (starts January 28)!
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 Spring 2020 session (starts January 28).
Connecticut River Valley
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!
Experience unforgettable journeys, from an exploration of the biodiversity-rich Sky Islands of Arizona to endangered species conservation projects on Hawaii's Big Island and more. Each themed night offers a location-based buffet dinner and engaging visual presentation. Next program is November 21.
Stony Brook is teaming up with Oak Knoll and Moose Hill to host a Climate Action Summit on November 13 at Wheaton College. The goal? To equip area high school students with the skills, knowledge, and inspiration they need to take effective action in mitigating the effects of climate change at the local level.
Journey back in time with Mass Audubon and the Topsfield Historical Society! Enjoy a child-friendly guided hike with hands-on games and activities to learn about the people and wildlife who have called these forests home.
Please join us in giving a warm welcome to Ipswich River's new director, Amy Weidensaul. "I grew up in Massachusetts and, after a long career with the National Audubon Society in Maryland and Pennsylvania, I’m returning home," says Amy.