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Cape Cod and Islands
Ashumet Holly Wildlife Sanctuary
Join us for a "holly-day" season walk at Ashumet Holly in Falmouth—home to 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.
Felix Neck Sanctuary Director Suzan Bellincampi recently published her second book, The Nature of Martha’s Vineyard, a collection of nature essays that gathers the best of the nature columns she's penned over more than 16 years.
On November 28, educators for Grades K-12 are invited to join us for a training in this award-winning, interdisciplinary, nationally recognized program! Participants will receive a copy of the newly revised Project WILD guides as well as a Certificate of Completion.
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 2019 session (starts January 29).
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. Next program is November 15.
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.
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!
We invite you to join us for our annual Holiday Open House. Enjoy free admission, cider, and snacks while shopping for unique and locally handmade gifts! Plus, watch woodturning and bird carving demonstrations by local artisans.
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.