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.
Each session, Mass Audubon identifies a number of important environmental bills as policy priorities. Find out which ones we’re working on now, what you can do to help, and our position on other critical state and federal issues. Learn More >
Contact the Advocacy Department
Our department serves as a leader in advocating for strong conservation laws and programs, and public participation is the key to accomplishing Mass Audubon's objectives at the State House. The Advocacy department has offices at Broad Meadow Brook in Worcester, where our Shaping the Future of Your Community program is based, and at Mass Audubon’s headquarters in Lincoln, where we focus on sustainable development and other statewide policy issues.
Give Thanks for Nature by Getting Outside Instead of heading to the mall this Black Friday, consider heading outdoors! Mass Audubon sanctuaries are offering a wide range of programs through the weekend, from hiking to wreath making. Sign up for one today! Climate Central → Brookline votes to ban oil and gas pipes in new […]
Massachusetts has made great strides in the fight against climate change, but we need to move even faster to avoid its worst impacts. That’s why Mass Audubon supports H.3983, An Act to Create a 2050 Roadmap to a Clean and Thriving Commonwealth. This state legislation would update our emissions reduction targets, and requires the state […]
Our priority bill to protect pollinator habitat in Massachusetts is up for a State House hearing this week! Pollinators like bees, butterflies, and bats are in trouble. Factors like habitat loss, pesticide use, invasive species, disease, and climate change are all to blame, and their impacts on pollinators also present a larger threat to biodiversity and food supply. An […]