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 multi-pronged approach to policy, we assist with drafting legislation, advise state and national panels, support regulatory reform, and inspire local action. Learn more >
Mass Audubon created this program specifically to help the fastest-developing communities in Massachusetts chart a more sustainable future. Get involved >
The Great American Outdoors Act has been signed into law! The law includes long-awaited permanent funding for the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to protect our public lands. LWCF helps protect invaluable wild spaces across Massachusetts and the United States. Although LWCF was permanently reauthorized last year, its annual funding still wasn’t guaranteed […]
A sampling of news from Mass Audubon’s weekly advocacy updates – sign up here. Actions You Can Take It’s hot outside, which means we’re using more energy to keep cool. During peak hours, the state’s energy grid operators have to tap into additional dirty fossil fuels, but we can Shave the Peak. Summer is the […]
Did you know New England’s forests provide health benefits valuing hundreds of millions of dollars per year? Or that wetlands play a pivotal role in storing carbon? Our Shaping the Future of Your Community program has created a new set of resources on the many benefits that natural areas provide to people, also known as […]