Regional News

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

Cape Cod and Islands Events

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Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event May 25, 2019

The sanctuary will be alive with music and storytelling to celebrate the first official weekend of summer! Take a relaxed stroll and enjoy performances along the way.

Cape Cod and Islands News

Whiteley student holding a model of a sea turtle

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Wellfleet Bay has been chosen as a beneficiary of the 2019 Seaside Le Mans race! This extraordinary opportunity will help expand our conservation science education programs to underserved children, strengthen existing school programs, and provide new learning opportunities at the sanctuary.

"Never Home Alone" cover © Basic Books

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Your house is incredibly biodiverse, with thousands of species of microbes, molds, spiders, and insects sharing your space. To put it simply, you are running a biodiversity boardinghouse. But there's good news—according to Never Home Alone by Rob Dunn, not all of this is bad news.

Plastic Free MV students at town meeting © Plastic Free MV

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

We recently sat down with a group of 10- and 11-year-old students from the West Tisbury School who launched the group called "Plastic Free MV." Their goal? Banning plastic non-reusable water bottles and soda bottles under 34 ounces on all of Martha’s Vineyard.

"Birding Without Borders" cover © Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Birding fans know that attempting to complete a Big Year is a highly competitive enterprise. As we learn early in Birding Without Borders, Noah Strycker's entertaining account of his 2015 International Big Year, this type of adventure is a bird of a different feather. 

Cover of Felix Neck's 2018  Annual Report

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Felix Neck soared this year, and we want to share some of the accomplishments made possible by our nature community. Find out about our year of learning and teaching, sharing nature, and protecting wildlife in our Annual Report.