Regional News

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South East News

Allens Pond Virtual Duck Derby logo

Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary

The first-ever Virtual Duck Derby was a fantastic success with 3,024 rubber ducks racing on the incoming tide at Barney's Joy. See the official list of the winners, and congratulations to all!

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.

Removing dams to re-establish a free-flowing West Beaver Dam Brook at Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Mass Audubon has partnered with the Town of Plymouth to restore the town-owned Foothills Preserve as well as the West Beaver Dam Brook. We're committed to restoring, enhancing, and improving the ecosystem and natural landscape at Tidmarsh to provide quality habitat for vulnerable species.

The new standing seam metal roof on Tidmarsh's main building

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Things have been getting greener at Tidmarsh! In addition to restoring the West Branch of Beaver Dam Brook, we've also been working to improve the sanctuary's offices by adding some additional "green" features—including a brand-new roof.

Group photo of volunteers at Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Calling all volunteers—we're thrilled to announce the launch of our expanded Volunteer Program! From monitoring trails to helping with construction projects to co-leading education programs, there are lots of new ways you can get involved at the sanctuary.

Counselor and camper using a field guide at North River

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary

We're thrilled to announce that Tidmarsh has received a grant award from the Middleborough Cultural Council to support a new program series aimed at removing barriers that can prevent families from participating in nature-based experiences.