Regional News

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

Greater Boston Events

Barn Owl © Peter Sutton

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event October 24, 2018

Join Broadmoor at Jack’s Abby Brewery in Framingham for food, locally-brewed beer, and thought-provoking discussions with various experts about their work in the natural world. 

Close-up of a Northern Saw-whet Owl

Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Special Event October 13-14, 2018

Join us for a celebration of all things owl! Meet live owls up-close, learn about owl conservation challenges, and discover the role owls play in myths, legends, and art. There will be kid's crafts, food trucks, and fun for all ages.

Moon Over Drumlin 2018

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event September 22, 2018

Celebrate the bounties of summer and support Drumlin Farm at the same time! Taste the delights prepared by our featured chefs while you enjoy an exciting raffle and live auction. Sold out.

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!

Greater Boston News

Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Trail in October © Janet DeLonga
Trail, October © Janet DeLonga

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. 

Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Annual Yard Sale at Trailside © Kent Harnois
© Kent Harnois

Looking for a few items to spruce up your nest? There’s no telling what you can find at our annual yard sale! Join us this Columbus Day weekend to shop for furniture, housewares, toys, books, and more.

Blue Hills Trailside Museum

American Kestrel (Photo: Norman Smith)
American Kestrel (Photo: Norman Smith)

Trailside wants to release art, imagination, and creativity from their usual boundaries for one weekend in autumn. And you're invited to contribute to this collaborative art project by creating your own feather out of found materials! Submissions are due by October 1.

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Crops Team member holding up a Blue Moon pumpkin

Plan for delicious meals throughout the holiday season with Drumlin’s CSA program. Get freshly-harvested, sustainably-grown produce from September through November! Fall CSA started September 12—prorated still shares available.

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Boy watering a school garden

Ever try to get your kids to eat carrots? It’s not always easy. But for students in grades K–5 at Somerville public schools, eating carrots is part of the afterschool curriculum thanks to a partnership with Drumlin Farm.

Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

Walking trail through Foxboro cranberry bog

Join our teacher naturalists every Friday this month for a free 1-hour hike around The Bog at Patriot Place in Foxboro! This 32-acre cranberry wetland system and wooded area supports a variety of wildlife including Great Blue Herons, Wood Ducks, deer, foxes, and turtles.

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.

Museum of American Bird Art

Front cover of Massachusetts Masterpieces
Cover image: Black-bellied Plover by Melvin G. Lawrence (1870-1932)

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.