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

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Kids get up-close with a barred owl at Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event February 1, 2020

Come explore the wonders of owls with friends and family! Go on a full moon owl prowl, or join us for an up-close and personal view of some of our local owl species.

Green Sweat Bee collecting flower pollen © Brian Hale

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event February 12, 2020

Join Broadmoor at Jack's Abby Brewery in Framingham for food, locally-brewed beer, and thought-provoking discussions about nature with various experts. (February 12: "Native Bees of Massachusetts")

Ms. G is the Official State Groundhog of Massachusetts

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event February 2, 2020

Join us on Groundhog Day as we dig into climate and weather science and watch Ms. G (the Official State Groundhog of Massachusetts) deliver her 14th prognostication! Will we have six more weeks of winter or an early spring?

Stew & Brew at Drumlin Farm

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event February 7, 2020

Sit by the hearth at Drumlin Farm to enjoy a hearty meal with our own meats and vegetables, beers from local breweries, and good company. (Must be age 21+ to attend)

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Blue Hills Trailside campers playing a water game

Blue Hills Trailside Museum

At Blue Hills Nature Day Camp in Milton, our unique location atop scenic Chickatawbut Hill invites campers ages 3.5-14 to discover nature through hands-on exploration, creative play, and active learning. Registration now open for summer 2020!

David Whipple © Gladstone-Whipple family

Blue Hills Trailside Museum

We’re not 100% sure what got David hooked on birds. We think it started with airplanes—an early enthusiasm. Then in kindergarten, his wonderful teacher Jeanette Reynolds did a unit on birds. Each kid had to make a bird out of paper—David’s was a Cedar Waxwing.

Farm-to-School in Somerville

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

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 after school curriculum thanks to a partnership with Drumlin Farm.

Counselor pointing out mantid to Moose Hill campers

Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

Weekly sessions at Moose Hill Nature Camp in Sharon have campers discovering the sanctuary, getting dirty in farm fields, experimenting with science, dabbling in art, and venturing to new places. Registration now open for summer 2020!

Parents and preschoolers at a Fledgling Friday program

Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

Spend some with your little one every Friday afternoon creating art, participating in STEAM activities, listening to stories, and exploring the outdoors. Each week has a different theme!