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 >
A sampling of news from Mass Audubon’s weekly advocacy updates – sign up here Actions You Can Take Help keep up the pressure to get state climate legislation passed into law this session – ask your legislators to keep pushing for progress on emission reduction targets, equitable decision-making, and natural climate solutions. Methane is more than 80 […]
Clean air. Safe drinking water. Social connection. Climate protection. What do these things have in common? They’re all benefits provided by forests. Forests purify our air and water, and capture carbon from the atmosphere, helping to reduce the impacts of climate change (see our fact sheet on forest ecosystem services for more benefits). These services aren’t just good for the planet – they are vital to our […]
Changes to the US Endangered Species Act (ESA) have been proposed that would significantly weaken how habitat is protected under the law, but we can still help prevent them. The changes would narrow the definition of habitat under the ESA, limiting the ability of federal agencies to conserve and restore areas important for the survival […]