Marsh Wren doing splits between two reed stems © Myer Bornstein

Marsh Wren © Matt Filosa

Marsh Wren © Matt Filosa

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Eastern Chipmunk with an acorn © Justin Miel

Eastern Chipmunk © Justin Miel

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Connect to Nature

You don't need to look further than your own backyard, neighborhood, or local park to discover the amazing wonders of the natural world. 

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Trail at Rutland Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Rutland Brook Wildlife Sanctuary


Update on Openings

You can now visit the trails at many of our wildlife sanctuaries; buildings and restrooms remain closed.

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David O'Neill, Mass Audubon's 11th President

David O'Neill

About Us

New President

Our Board of Directors has unanimously and enthusiastically elected David O'Neill to be the 11th President of Mass Audubon.

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Eastern Bluebird nestlings in a nestbox

Eastern Bluebird nestlings

Nature & Wildlife

Be Prepared for Baby Birds

It's officially spring! Before the baby birds start hatching, make sure you know what to do—and not do—if you find one out of the nest.

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Spring Peeper on a plant at Lake Wampanoag Wildlife Sanctuary

Spring Peeper

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Nature Needs You

Your support is needed now more than ever. Please help us continue protecting wildlife and wild places in Massachusetts during these difficult times.

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Mourning Cloak butterfly resting on a leaf

Mourning Cloak

Nature & Wildlife

Outdoor Almanac

Find out what Mother Nature has in store for the coming weeks with Mass Audubon's monthly guide to the natural world!

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