Regional News

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

Berkshires and Connecticut River Valley

Tricia Yacovone-Biagi is a climate champion at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Tricia Yacovone-Biagi believes that everyone can be a climate champion like her by doing something, no matter how small, to reverse climate change. Her "something" in 2020—installing heat pumps and insulation at Arcadia—is making a big difference!

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Boston

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Cape Cod

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Central Massachusetts

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Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket

Preschoolers examining a tree cavity in late fall at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

As we come to the end of 2020 and send our teachers off for a much-needed holiday break, we reflect on the amazing courage, adaptability, and commitment of our Fern & Feather Preschool staff, students, and families since the program first opened its doors 15 months ago.

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Metro South

Blue Hills Trailside Museum COVID-19 sanctuary safety guidelines

Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Great news! After careful analysis and discussions with local officials, we have determined that we can safely re-open our outdoor animal exhibits to visitors on weekends only (Saturday-Sunday, 10 am-2 pm). Visitors must reserve a timed ticket for entry.

A tree that's been "girdled" by a beaver

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Recently, a casual tally along the shore of Stony Brook Pond found more than 90 trees and shrubs bearing dramatic evidence of beaver activity within the last several months. Of course, it helps to know why the beavers are wreaking all this havoc in the first place.

Lauren Anfenson is an intern at MABA

Museum of American Bird Art

We're excited to introduce MABA's newest intern to the team—Lauren Anfenson! A senior Electrical & Computer Engineering major at Olin College, we asked Lauren to share some insight about the work she's been doing at the museum since June. 

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Metro West

People on Broadmoor's boardwalk in fall

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Enjoy a private, naturalist-guided exploration of the sanctuary with up to 10 people! Connect to the wonders of nature through hands-on investigations of different plants, animals, and habitats.

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North Shore

Two birders spread out from each other on a beach

Joppa Flats Education Center

Special Event January 30, 2021

Every January, we celebrate the joy of winter birding with a 12-hour team birding competition. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's event—the 2021 Semi-Superbowl of Birding—has a modified scope and contest rules. 

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South East

TerraCorps team member Jenna Shea

Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary

We're excited to introduce our newest TerraCorps team member—Jenna Shea! A recent graduate of UMass Amherst, Jenna will use her service year to cultivate relationships between community members and the nature that surrounds them.

TerraCorps team member Jenna Shea

Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

We're excited to introduce our newest TerraCorps team member—Jenna Shea! A recent graduate of UMass Amherst, Jenna will use her service year to cultivate relationships between community members and the nature that surrounds them.

Removing dams to re-establish a free-flowing West Beaver Dam Brook at Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Mass Audubon has partnered with the Town of Plymouth to restore the town-owned Foothills Preserve as well as the West Beaver Dam Brook. We're committed to restoring, enhancing, and improving the ecosystem and natural landscape at Tidmarsh to provide quality habitat for vulnerable species.

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