Regional News

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


Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary

Tanglewood Takes Flight bird walk © Andrea Minoff
Bird walk at Tanglewood Takes Flight © Andrea Minoff

We’re proud to share and celebrate some highlights of our work this past year, all made possible through your generosity. Thank you for your continued support!

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Cape Cod and Islands

Trumpeter swan © John James Audubon

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event February 24, 2018

You're invited to the 2018 Sea Change environmental film and discussion series! In honor of Wellfleet Bay's 60th anniversary, the theme this year is birds. First film screening is February 24.

Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

Aerial photo of right whales © Center for Coastal Studies (taken under NOAA Permit #14603-01)
Right whales © CCS (taken under NOAA Permit #14603-01)

At this special event series held each winter at Cape Cod Beer, attendees can learn about wildlife over some fine locally-brewed beverages. Come have a brew and learn something new about some of Cape Cod's amazing critters! Next event is February 28.

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Snowy owl on Martha's Vineyard

They are big, white, and fabulously feathered (even their feet), and have captured the island’s attention. In fact, snowy owls are one of the few birds that can entice a non-birder to go birding. It is easy to understand why.

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Central Massachusetts

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Connecticut River Valley

Big Night at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event March 31, 2018

Join us for an enchanted family evening to celebrate one of nature's most spectacular spring events—the annual migration of thousands of amphibians to the vernal pools in which they were born.

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Greater Boston

Great horned owl

Museum of American Bird Art

Special Event March 24, 2018

Come and enjoy the wonders of owls with crafts, games, and more at our popular annual festival. Find out what makes owls unique and which owls you can find in your own backyard!

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North Shore

Pancakes on griddle © Kanko (via Wikimedia)

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event March 24, 2018

Wrap up the maple sugaring season with our annual pancake breakfast! Bring your family and friends and enjoy the fruit (ok, sap!) of our labor and our maple trees on some delicious pancakes. 

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Bottled maple syrup

No matter your age, we offer many ways to take advantage of the age-old tradition of maple sugaring. Rent a sugaring bucket, take a sugaring tour, enjoy our Spring Flapjack Fling, or bring your class for a school field trip!

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South of Boston

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Tidmarsh sanctuary and trail signs

We're thrilled to announce that Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary is now officially open to the public! Major construction on the parking lot is finished, which means now is the perfect time to visit Mass Audubon's newest wildlife sanctuary. 

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