Regional News

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

Cape Cod and Islands Events

NEAQ loggerhead release at Craigville Beach © Karen Strauss

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event November 24, 2018

Drop in over Thanksgiving weekend to learn more about sea turtles and why they strand on the beaches of Cape Cod in the late fall—plus a behind-the-scenes look at our rescue efforts!

American Robin eating holly berries © Dana Spires 750

Ashumet Holly Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event December 8, 2018

Join us for a "holly-day" season walk at Ashumet Holly in Falmouth—home to one of the largest holly plantations in New England! Learn about the natural history of hollies and gather your own holly boughs to take home. 

Family doing crafts at Felix Neck's Annual Fall Festival

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event November 23, 2018

Join us for our 38th Annual Fall Festival and enjoy hayrides, face painting, live music, food, wreath making, a weather station and crafts for kids, live animals, trail walks, and more!

Cape Cod and Islands News

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Deer buck at sunrise in fog © Mark Gilbert
White-tailed Deer buck © Mark Gilbert

Whether you’ve chanced across a hummingbird dipping their tail feathers or caught a glimpse of a Monarch fluttering by, we’ve all had those animal encounters on the Island that make us stop and ponder what else lives on this mystical island aside from ourselves.

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

LIT Rachel Kingsley
Rachel Kingsley

This summer, the sanctuary hosted a special crop of returning camp counselors, Leaders-in-Training, interns, and volunteers. We asked a few of them what makes them tick, why they come to Felix Neck, and what they hope to accomplish, and their answers inspired us.