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Instructor showing a trail reroute in the field at Broadmoor

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Register now for this 4-part trail building and stewardship training series! Classes are designed for land managers, conservation professionals, volunteer groups, and volunteer trail stewards. Next workshop is May 21.

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary campers

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

At Broadmoor Nature Camp in Natick, campers ages 4–14 experience nature and have fun through guided outdoor explorations, games, hands-on activities, and crafts. Registration now open for summer 2020!

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.

Youth Leaders for Climate Justice sunburst logo

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

See the amazing work accomplished by the Youth Leaders for Climate Justice (YLCJ) as part of their 2019-2020 season! This video showcase is a culmination of the community action work led by these committed and relentless high school groups from the Boston and MetroWest areas. 

Someone holding up a leaf gall

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

NEW SERIES! In this 6-part online series, you can be social and connect to nature while keeping yourself and others safe. Enhance your observation skills, explore questions, and make connections—all while enhancing your appreciation of the world we live in! (Begins April 29)

Runner on an outdoor trail

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

See the sanctuary in a brand-new way as you race through nature trails, farm fields, and the barnyard loop! Participate in a 5K, 1K, or a "Drumlin Dash" for little ones, then enjoy a block-party style celebration. Postponed to September 13.

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!

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."

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.