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What To Do This Weekend Oct 21-22 Take part in fall festivals, bird banding, owl prowls, sourdough bread making, and more at a wildlife sanctuary this weekend. Cape Cod and the Islands See live birds up-close and observe the bird banding process at Bird Research in Action! Wellfleet Bay’s bird banding station is a unique opportunity to see how scientists conduct bird […]

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Drawing Inspiration from Nature How do you inspire generations of nature heroes, especially those who have yet to make a deep connection with the outdoors? To answer this question, we literally went back to the drawing board. We know that in an increasingly visual world, a captivating graphic can stimulate the imagination. To that end, our talented designer has been […]

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Take 5: Beneficial Bats Bats, our only flying mammals, are truly remarkable animals. It’s too bad their unwarranted reputation has prevented many people from appreciating how beneficial and unique they are. All bats found in Massachusetts are insectivores. They feed primarily at night, catching thousands of mosquitoes, moths, and other night-flying insects. It is estimated that an individual bat […]

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What To Do This Weekend: Oct 14-15 Learn about spiders, visit a cranberry bog, and celebrate pollinators this weekend at Mass Audubon. Berkshires Browse a beautiful collection of nature photography at Art in the Barn in Lenox. Over 4,000 entries were submitted to the Mass Audubon’s Picture This: Your Great Outdoors photo contest and the 2016 winning images will be displayed in […]

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Following the Sun at Arcadia A new, tilting, rotating solar panel is going online at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary in Easthampton and Northampton. Like other photovoltaic (PV) panels, it generates clean, renewable electricity from sunlight. But unlike other static arrays, this panel uses a tracker that follows the sun across the sky. It adjusts to the height of the sun above […]

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Take 5: Clever Crows Crows have long suffered under the reputation of being “bad.” Crows raid crops, frequently steal eggs and chicks from other bird nests, and have been known to steal shiny objects such as articles of jewelry from people. Yet, these vocal black birds are among the most intelligent. Crow are said to be able to count […]

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What To Do This Weekend: Oct 7-8 Make a collage, visit a bird banding station, tag monarchs, attend a Fall Fair, enjoy a paddle, and more, this weekend. Connecticut River Valley At an elevation of 1,800 feet, Hawley Bog resembles the cold bogs of Canada, despite being conveniently located in northwestern Massachusetts. During Hawley Bog in the Fall visit the pristine peatland and present opportunities to […]

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A Butterfly Boom Bees swarm. Locusts swarm. Butterflies, not so much. But at the moment, many thousands of painted lady butterflies are filling gardens and roadside stands of fall wildflowers at the end of a long flight from Southwestern deserts. There are two species of very similar “Lady butterflies” that occur in Massachusetts. The American lady is a […]

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Take 5: Sublime Snakes Snakes tend to get a bad rap, but they’re actually fascinating creatures that can help control pests like rodents and slugs thanks to their carnivorous diet. Plus, the vast majority of snakes that you’ll find in the Northeast are not dangerous. In fact, of the 14 snake species found in Massachusetts, only two are venomous—the […]

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What To Do This Weekend: Sept 30-Oct 1 Go birding, practice yoga, tag monarchs, enjoy a foliage paddle, learn how to grow mushrooms, and more at a wildlife sanctuary this weekend. North Shore Search for birds in one of the best year-round birding locations in the country. Newburyport and the surrounding vicinity make Saturday Morning Birding a program you won’t want to miss. […]

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