Five Ways to Make the Most of Summer

Summer is here and outdoor adventures await at Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuaries across the state. If you’re not yet a member, you can join today for just $32—half off the regular rate! You’ll receive free admission to all 58 Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuaries, discounts on programs, and more.

Here are five ways to enjoy your membership:

1. Head out on the water by kayak, canoe, or aboard a cruise with expert naturalists.

Kayak Long Pasture

Kayaking near Long Pasture in Barnstable

2. Swap the slide for a stump jump. Our Nature Play Areas let kids connect with the outdoors through natural elements and unstructured exploration.

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Nature Play Area at Arcadia in Easthampton and Northampton

3. Grab your camera and snap a pic of your outdoor adventures, be it a close up of a dazzling dragonfly or nature-inspired selfie. And don’t forget to enter the Photo Contest!

© Pauliina Swartz

4. Reach (or exceed) your daily step count along hundreds of miles of trails, where you can see incredible views along the coast and countryside.

View from Pleasant Valley in Lenox

5. Learn how to tell a bluebird from a blue jay or a hawk from a falcon on guided bird walks.

Eastern Bluebirds © Rosemary Sampson

Join now and start enjoying your great outdoors today! Learn more about the great benefits of membership >

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About Hillary T.

Where: Mass Audubon Headquarters, Lincoln Who: Massachusetts transplant by way of Florida and New York. Raising two young girls, who she hopes will be budding naturalists Favorite part of the job: Learning something new every day from some of the smartest and most enthusiastic groups of people