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Spend the day at Mass Audubon’s Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary for a favorite Island-wide tradition. Come celebrate all things fall and enjoy hayrides, crafts for kids, live music, food, wreath-making, and more. Don't miss this special day of fun for the whole family!
Save the date! After a three-year hiatus, plans are underway to hold the Cape Cod Natural History Conference on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at Cape Cod Community College in West Barnstable. We're also seeking proposals for presentations.
The Youth Environmental Stewardship program is a paid summer internship that enables island youth to gain hands-on conservation and management experience at our sanctuaries. We have the chance to fund three students—but we need your help to make it happen!
Sentient by Jackie Higgins is a fascinating exploration of all of our senses, even if we disagree about how many we have, and how sensory information is processed by our brain. For each sense, Higgins compares an animal species that has evolved that same sense to a degree far beyond our human abilities.
For the past five years, Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary’s Education Manager, Josey Kirkland, has worked with Island youth from the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School and Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School on climate action and justice.
Winter offers opportunities to slow down, reflect, observe and notice. Whether you find yourself reflecting on yourself or the world around you, spending time in nature encourages discovery. The Shop at Felix Neck has a variety of resources to further your understanding of the natural world.
"My protection of the environment left the theoretical," says Sarah Swenson, talking about her YES internship this summer. "I realized that an essential part of my relationship with nature is a hands-on connection to the natural world."