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Woman holding binoculars Join today and get outside at one of our 60+ wildlife sanctuaries.
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Advocating for Transformative Environmental Policy

From defending endangered species to combatting the climate crisis, Mass Audubon has spent over one hundred years advocating for policies that protect the nature of Massachusetts for people and wildlife.

Our team of policy experts, conservation scientists, and community organizers is working every day to pass powerful environmental regulations through the Massachusetts state legislature. We research innovative policy solutions, lobby legislators, and organize our communities to build a mass movement around using nature as a solution to the climate crisis.

More than anything, we rely on people like you to volunteer, lobby your representatives, and spread our message. We hope you’ll join us as we fight to stop the climate crisis and protect the nature of Massachusetts.

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Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary, Princeton, MA

Our Policy Priorities

We're working to drive the clean energy revolution, protect nature and wildlife, conserve farms, forests, and wetlands, and secure a permanent funding source for land protection in Massachusetts. 

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Our Advocacy Campaigns

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Horseshoe Crab

Restore Horseshoe Crabs

Overfishing has severely depleted horseshoe crab populations in Massachusetts. We’re working to restore this ancient species and the complex coastal ecosystems that depend on them.

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Grow Solar, Protect Nature

To fight the climate crisis, we must build the solar energy we need while protecting the natural lands we have. We're charting a path towards achieving both.

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Jenny Zhao

Rescue Raptors

Eagles, owls, foxes, and other predators are being sickened and killed after eating poisoned rodents. We're supporting local initiatives to reduce the use of rat poisons and protect our wildlife.

State House Climate March

Become an Advocate

Join our team of Climate and Nature Champions advocating for policies that fight the climate crisis and protect the nature and wildlife of Massachusetts.

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Boston Nature Center Net Zero Groundbreaking

Action Center

Find current advocacy actions you can take to help speak up for wildlife and habitat.

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