Regional News

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

South of Boston Events

Hand-turned wood burled vase for sale at our Holiday Open House

North River Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event December 7, 2019

Come shop for unique and locally handmade gifts in a relaxed atmosphere—no hustling or bustling required! Enjoy free admission, cider, snacks, craft demonstrations, a Discovery Room for the kids, and more.

South of Boston News

REI "Loving Our Local Outdoors" logo

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.

Eastern Screech Owl red morph (Photo: Mark Faherty)

Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary

Come learn first-hand about the owls of Massachusetts this fall and winter! Enjoy an indoor presentation followed by a night hike to listen for owls. Suitable for all ages 5 & up. 

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!