Help us expand our outreach on conservation issues.
From defending endangered species to reducing climate change impacts, one of the most effective ways to protect the nature of Massachusetts is through sound environmental policy.
Mass Audubon's Advocacy department works with other conservation organizations, legislators, and citizen groups to shape and strengthen environmental laws and regulations.
Help us fight for stronger protections for nature, the climate, and our communities by taking action on specific issues! See current alerts >
Find out which environmental bills we've selected as policy priorities, how you can help, and our position on other state and federal issues. Learn more >
With our deep roots in advocacy, we effect change in policies at the local, state, and federal levels to reach carbon neutrality by 2050.
Mass Audubon created this program specifically to help the fastest-developing communities in Massachusetts chart a more sustainable future. Get involved >
You can help shape climate planning for the decade in Massachusetts! Massachusetts has committed to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. This means that statewide, through a combination of strategies like reducing emissions and improving nature-based solutions, we will not emit more greenhouse gases than we can absorb and eliminate from the atmosphere. As part of this work, the state has […]
Pollinators in Massachusetts are now better protected from dangerous pesticides, thanks to new regulations passed this week. The state’s Pesticide Board Subcommittee has banned most pesticide products containing neonicotinoids from sale in retail stores, and restricted their use to only licensed pesticide applicators. Neonicotinoid pesticides are harmful to pollinators like bees, butterflies, birds, and bats. When pollinator health declines, we also see ripple effects to our farms, food systems, and […]