Weekend Update

CowBeavers and fireflies and birds, oh my! This weekend is chock-full of great programs about wildlife. Plus, two festivals are sure to entertain the entire family!

  • Dairy Day takes place at Drumlin Farm this Saturday, rain or shine. Expect ice cream making, milking demonstrations, & more. Plus there will be food trucks selling dairy themed goodies and local farmers selling dairy products! Get your tickets before 4:30 pm Friday and save on admission. (tickets required)
  • Beaver created wetlands are always interesting habitats to explore. Bring your family for a Beaver Hike to discover the lodges and dams of the beaver families at Wachusett Meadow in Princeton, as well as signs of other wildlife that find homes in beaver ponds. (registration required)
  • During Secret Lives of Fireflies at the Blue Hills Trailside Museum in Milton, learn about these magical insects and an important citizen science project before taking a guided night-walk to look for fireflies. (registration required)
  • Family Fun Day at Pleasant Valley in Lenox is a time for fun and learning for the whole family. There will be live animal demonstrations, talks, guided walks, hands-on craft activities, food, and more—all with a nature theme.
  • Join Broadmoor in Natick for a Spring Birding Exploration. We’ll explore the habitats at the wildlife sanctuary, watching for spring migrants and other birds. (registration required)
  • View the night sky through their big telescopes during Sunday night’s Free Star Party at Moose Hill in Sharon. The event is on-going, so drop in for the entire time, or just some of the evening.

For a full listing of programs, visit our online program catalog, where you can now register online for many of our programs.

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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

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