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Berkshires News

The historic barn in fall at Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

As 2019 ends, we celebrate the nature moments of the past year and all the ways that you—our Mass Audubon community—have ensured protection of the Berkshires for current and future generations.

Beaver on felled tree at Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary © Ed Anzures

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

After being absent in Massachusetts for more than 200 years, three beavers were reintroduced to Pleasant Valley in 1932. They quickly got to work creating the dams and ponds you see today. Get to know beavers—nature's wetland architects!