Regional News

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

North Shore Events

Bald Eagle adults on shoreline driftwood at Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats Education Center © Victor Cole

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event February 8–12, 2022

Deep winter is on its way—and with it, the Bald Eagles will return to the Merrimack Valley. This year's festival will include both online and in-person programs to celebrate these special winter residents of the greater Newburyport area.

Two birders spread out from each other on a beach

Joppa Flats Education Center

Special Event January 29, 2022

Every January, we celebrate the joy of winter birding with a 12-hour team birding competition. Due to COVID-19, the Semi-Superbowl of Birding II will continue to follow a modified scope and rules.

Bald Eagle adults on shoreline driftwood at Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats Education Center © Victor Cole

Joppa Flats Education Center

Special Event February 8–12, 2022

Deep winter is on its way—and with it, the Bald Eagles will return to the Merrimack Valley. This year's festival will include both online and in-person programs to celebrate these special winter residents of the greater Newburyport area.

North Shore News

The new Motus radio receiving tower at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Ipswich River has joined the Motus Wildlife Tracking System! By participating in this exciting collaborative research network, scientists and educators across New England will be able to better understand the ecology and conservation of migratory birds.