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Small child enjoying freshly-picked strawberries at Drumlin Farm

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event June 22, 2019

Celebrate the strawberry harvest on the farm! Dig in the dirt with our farm staff, meet some berry-loving animals, and pick your own strawberries to take home. Postponed to June 22.

Band performing at Drumlin Farm's 2018 Summer Music Series

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event June 28, 2019

This summer, several Boston-area bands will perform Friday evening concerts on the lawn at Drumlin Farm! Bring the family to enjoy live music, ice cream, lawn games, and more. Starts June 28 with Sweet Wednesday!

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary's Wood Duck Derby

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event October 5, 2019

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

REI "Loving Our Local Outdoors" logo

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Great news! Thanks to REI's first-ever "Loving Our Local Outdoors" member vote grant, Broadmoor will receive a funding award to repair and reroute nine miles of hiking trails.

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.

Spotted Salamander © Suzanne Niles

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

A mass migration of hundreds of thousands of amphibians takes place every year in early spring in Massachusetts. People from all over the Northeast will travel to watch this phenomenon known as "Big Night."