Two kids running in the snow. We all need nature—and nature needs you. Together, we can protect the wildlife and wild lands of Massachusetts for generations to come. Make a tax-deductible donation today.
Two kids running in the snow. We all need nature—and nature needs you. Together, we can protect the wildlife and wild lands of Massachusetts for generations to come. Make a tax-deductible donation today.
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Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary, Plymouth

Group Programs

Group programs offer a chance to experience nature and wildlife in unique and engaging ways. These programs are suitable for senior centers, libraries, garden clubs, historical groups, scout troops, homeschools, and other organizations. Programs typically 1 hour in length, with 45 minutes of content and a chance for Q&A. 

Youth Group Programs

Our educators love working with homeschooling families, scout troops, recreation departments, and other youth development organizations to provide engaging outdoor nature experiences. 

To learn more or schedule a group program for children, please contact your nearest wildlife sanctuary.

Adult Group Programs

Our education staff is committed to an inquiry-based integrated teaching approach. We offer online and on-site and outreach programs specifically designed to meet the needs and interests of your group.

Types of Programs

We offer a variety of topics in person and online. Don't see what you are looking for? Contact us

Introduction to Birds & Birdwatching

Find out what makes birds unique within the animal kingdom, where and how to locate birds in different settings, and basic bird biology and behavior. 

Living with Wildlife in Massachusetts

Learn about commonly encountered wildlife such as deer, coyote, and raccoons, and their intersection with the wild and developed spaces we inhabit. 

Landscaping & Gardening for Wildlife

Learn how you can support local species by utilizing wildlife-friendly gardening practices in your home, business, and community settings.

The Nature of Spring 

This program will introduce the seasonal dynamics of nature in spring, and provide ideas and resources for observing, appreciating, and supporting wildlife near home during this season.

Birding By Ear

Learn how, why, and most importantly, which birds are singing. Get to know vocalizations, differences between songs and calls, and how to decipher what you hear now and in the coming months.  

The Nature of Summer 

Learn the how and why of summer phenomena, as well as ways to explore and protect nature close to home.

Beachcombing for Signs of Wildlife 

Explore best practices when combing the beach in search of wildlife clues and leave with recommendations from Mass Audubon teacher naturalists on the best places to explore.

The Nature of Fall 

This program will introduce the seasonal dynamics of the nature of Massachusetts in fall, including the plants and animals that experience it. 

All About Hawks

Learn all about the most common species of hawks in Massachusetts, including how to tell them apart, their life cycles, and their hunting abilities. 

The Nature of Winter

This program will introduce the seasonal dynamics of nature in winter, and provide ideas and resources for observing, appreciating, and supporting wildlife near home this winter.

Discover the Joys of Bird Feeding 

We’ll discuss different feeder types, the best seed to put in them, the birds they’ll attract, how to outsmart squirrels, and other ways to encourage birdlife into your yard and community.

Schedule an Adult Group Program

Please fill out our form to request a group program for adults and someone will be touch.