Regional News

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

South of Boston Events

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North River Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event March 25, 2020

Join us at Stellwagen Beer Company for an evening of local beer, live music, swing dancing, games, and camaraderie—all in support of our educational programs in South Shore schools.

South of Boston News

Redbrook 2019 summer camp group photo

Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary

At Mass Audubon Adventure Camp at Redbrook in Plymouth, campers ages 4 to 10 enjoy a unique nature-and-sports experience featuring active games, creative art projects, and hands-on explorations of nature. Registration now open for summer 2020!

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Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary

Great news! Thanks to REI's first-ever "Loving Our Local Outdoors" member vote grant, Allens Pond will receive a funding award to build new trails and create an amazing eight-mile circuit.

Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuary in early fall © Jesse Ferreira

Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

The South Coast Sanctuaries team is very excited by the privilege of adding the grounds of the Sacred Heart Retreat Center to our Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuary. It is an incredibly important parcel and a huge conservation success story.

Redbrook 2019 summer camp group photo

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

At Mass Audubon Adventure Camp at Redbrook in Plymouth, campers ages 4 to 10 enjoy a unique nature-and-sports experience featuring active games, creative art projects, and hands-on explorations of nature. Registration now open for summer 2020!

Tidmarsh staff members in the new van

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

We're passionate about connecting our visitors and supporters with quality education programs that offer unique experiences. Now, thanks to a brand-new van, we'll be able to offer new programs that do just that!

Winter ducks at Tidmarsh

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

In mid-December, eight participants joined Sanctuary Director Lauren Kras on a very productive birding walk. In addition to waterfowl, the group was treated to half a dozen species of sparrows—plus a first-ever species record for Tidmarsh! 

A fall hiker using binoculars to take in the view at Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Just a few weeks ago, Tidmarsh celebrated its second year—and what a great one it's been! Find out what we accomplished in 2019 and what your year-end support now can help us achieve in 2020.

Alissa Young - TerraCorps service member

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

We're excited to welcome two service members from TerraCorps, an AmeriCorps program in Massachusetts. Over the next 11 months, they'll work to expand Mass Audubon's outreach and land stewardship programs on the South Shore. 

Christine Hatch with students at Tidmarsh © Alex Hackman

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Tidmarsh is thrilled to offer Mass Audubon's Science for Solutions program for a second year! This fall, local high school students will start participating in hands-on field experiences and learn about the important—and fragile—nature of wetland ecosystems and watersheds. 

View of restored wetland valley at Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Congratulations (and many, many thanks) to all who helped Mass Audubon successfully complete the purchase of 450+/- acres of land in the Manomet section of Plymouth that will soon become our newest wildlife sanctuary—Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary!