Regional News

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

Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket News

Cover of "The Bird Way" by Jennifer Ackerman © Penguin Press

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

The Bird Way by Jennifer Ackerman has taken over the number one spot on my list and is now my go-to recommendation for the best book about birds I've ever read. In it, Ackerman explores "how birds talk, work, play, parent, and think."

Preschoolers examining a tree cavity in late fall at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

As we come to the end of 2020 and send our teachers off for a much-needed holiday break, we reflect on the amazing courage, adaptability, and commitment of our Fern & Feather Preschool staff, students, and families since the program first opened its doors 15 months ago.

Northern Long-eared Bat found at Lost Farm

Lost Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

After finding a dead bat that wasn't typically found on Nantucket, researchers began monitoring the island’s bat population. They discovered that this federally threatened bat species wasn't so rare on Nantucket after all.