Regional News

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

North Shore Events

Julie Anne Collier with Barn Owl © Jim Parks, Wingmasters

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event January 27, 2019

See live birds of prey up-close like never before with Wingmasters! You'll be introduced to different types of raptors including eagles, hawks, falcons, and owls during these exciting indoor presentations.

Former Sanctuary Director Bill Gette with winter birding group

Joppa Flats Education Center

Special Event January 19, 2019

Celebrate the joy of winter birding with our ever-popular annual event! Each January, birding teams of all ages go head-to-head in a 12-hour race to spot as many species as they can.

Bald eagle © Joseph Cavanaugh

Joppa Flats Education Center

Special Event February 9, 2019

Deep winter is on its way—and with it, the bald eagles return to the Merrimack Valley. Join us for this annual festival to celebrate these special winter residents of the greater Newburyport area.

North Shore News

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Amy Weidensaul, IR Sanctuary Director

Please join us in giving a warm welcome to Ipswich River's new director, Amy Weidensaul. "I grew up in Massachusetts and, after a long career with the National Audubon Society in Maryland and Pennsylvania, I’m returning home," says Amy. 

Joppa Flats Education Center

Family fun in Joppa Flats’ backyard © Lisa Hutchings
© Lisa Hutchings

Kick-off February school vacation week with two days of family-oriented drop-in programs! We're also offering a Bald Eagle-focused birding expedition for adults and teens ages 16 and older.