Mass Audubon will hold its annual Focus on Feeders midwinter bird count Feb. 2-3.
This weekend is shaping up to be a fine one to sit by a window and look outside rather than venturing into the biting cold. Mass Audubon is asking for the public's help on Feb. 2-3 to complete the organization's annual midwinter bird count in backyards and at bird feeders. The process is simple: Pour your favorite hot beverage and curl up by a window with a view of your birdfeeder or backyard. As bird's venture into your yard, note the individual species and greatest number of a single species spotted at the same time. Then it's time to report your findings. The numbers can be submitted via this PDF that observers than mail in or via an online form that will be available on Feb. 2. Each species need only be reported once using the greatest…
Mass Audubon announces its second annual photo contest, "Picture This: Your Great Outdoors."
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Calling all shutterbugs! Mass Audubon is pleased to announce its second statewide photo contest, Picture This: Your Great Outdoors. Once again, we’re in search of striking photographs that highlight people in nature and the beauty of Massachusetts wildlife and landscapes. “Last year’s contest set the bar high with approximately 1,000 fantastic entries,” says Mass Audubon President Laura Johnson. “We can’t wait to see more of what inspires people to connect with the natural world.” Entrants of all ages and abilities are invited to submit their photos. Two Grand Prize Winners’ photos (one student, one adult) will be featured on the cover of a Mass Audubon publication. Two winning entries for Best Mass Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary Photo will be…