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Campers & counselors at Blue Hills overlook as part of Blue Hills Nature Day Camp

Blue Hills Trailside Museum

At Blue Hills Nature Day Camp in Milton, our unique location atop scenic Chickatawbut Hill invites campers ages 5-13 to discover nature through hands-on exploration, creative play, and active learning. Registration is open!

Young Moose Hill camper with an insect net at the base of a tree

Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

Weekly sessions at Moose Hill Nature Camp in Sharon have campers discovering the sanctuary, getting dirty in farm fields, experimenting with science, dabbling in art, and venturing to new places. Registration is now open!

A tree that's been "girdled" by a beaver

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Recently, a casual tally along the shore of Stony Brook Pond found more than 90 trees and shrubs bearing dramatic evidence of beaver activity within the last several months. Of course, it helps to know why the beavers are wreaking all this havoc in the first place.

Pequid Brook along Main Loop Trail at MABA

Museum of American Bird Art

Thanks to the generosity and vision of a longtime local family, MABA has grown by nearly three acres! The new addition features a lovely series of rapids on Pequit Brook, which parallels the sanctuary's Main Loop Trail.

Young child drawing a coneflower from real specimen at MABA

Museum of American Bird Art

This innovative, grant-funded project will enable MABA to engage young learners in a multisensory, hands-on, art and design project. The Nest will be a welcoming community space where students and other visitors can create and discuss collaboration with a focus on science, the environment, and art. 

The kick-off BIPOC Outdoors group during Hike-A-Thon at MABA

Museum of American Bird Art

The lack of representation when it comes to racial diversity in the outdoors, in social media depictions of nature, in our workplaces and beyond leads to a lack of understanding and empathy for people from all walks of life. 

Lauren Anfenson is an intern at MABA

Museum of American Bird Art

We're excited to introduce MABA's newest intern to the team—Lauren Anfenson! A senior Electrical & Computer Engineering major at Olin College, we asked Lauren to share some insight about the work she's been doing at the museum since June.