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Savannah Sparrow singing in spring at Arcadia © Phil Doyle
Savannah Sparrow at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary © Phil Doyle

125th Anniversary logo in full color

125 Years of Mass Audubon

Mass Audubon has been protecting the nature of Massachusetts since 1896. We're planning lots of fun ways to honor our 125th anniversary this year. You're invited to join the fun all throughout 2021! Celebrate with us >

Regional News

Don't miss a thing! Find out what's going on at Mass Audubon's wildlife sanctuaries in regions across the state. 

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Special Events

Our wildlife sanctuaries host exciting special events throughout the year, from seasonal festivals to family fun days to open houses and more.

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From the President's Office

Spotted Salamander resting on a fallen leaf on the trail


September 20, 2021
Over the past several months, I've been soaking up every last bit of summer and seeing firsthand how Mass Audubon is creating opportunities for people like you and me to get out and experience all that nature has to offer.

Blueberries ripening on a bush in summer


June 22, 2021
As we enter the warm summer months, all of our wildlife sanctuaries are open and alive with people and wildlife. This is the result of an unprecedented investment supported by our donors, volunteers, and staff.

Wellfleet Bay volunteer Heather Pilchard rescuing a cold-stunned Kempy's Ridley on Great Island


March 18, 2021
With nearly 40,000 acres of land that we protect and steward and a network of 62 wildlife sanctuaries open to the public, it would be literally impossible to keep up without our 14,000 volunteers.

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Press Releases

November 19, 2021

Mass Audubon is embarking on an exciting new chapter in its mission to connect people and nature, through a collaboration that will establish an urban greenspace and seasonal nature center at Magazine Beach on the Charles River in Cambridge.

Partners in this community-centered initiative, which will focus on nature-based education and programming, include the City of Cambridge, Magazine Beach Partners, and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR).

Photo Contest

Rock climber taking in the view mid-climb © Arbenne Kelly
© Arbenne Kelly

Our annual photo contest invites you to submit your best images of wildlife, landscapes, and people enjoying the nature of Massachusetts.

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View looking towards the heron rookery at Rocky Hill in fall (Ryan Helen Dorsey/,Mass Audubon)
Rocky Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

See the latest posts from Mass Audubon's blogs, which cover everything from sanctuary news to bird conservation to advocacy and everything in between.

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From our quarterly Explore magazine to special reports like Losing Ground and State of the Birds, we have dozens of publications to keep you informed and engaged in our work to protect the nature of Massachusetts.

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