Don’t tell anyone, but Massachusetts is kind of a big nerd. We simply love science and nature. You could say it’s in our nature, with scenic roads like the lovely Mohawk Trail, 1500 miles of postcard pretty coastline, and some of America’s most brilliant fall foliage. We could spend hours at the Museum of Science, the Harvard Museum of Natural History, and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and wish we could live at the Franklin Park Zoo or maybe the Butterfly Place, surrounded by colorful creatures. And don’t even get us started on the New England Aquarium, fully renovated in 2013.

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  • Boston Public Garden

  • Franklin Park Zoo, Boston

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  • Cape Cod Bird Club

    Brewster

    EDUCATION/RECREATION The Cape Cod Bird Club's mission is to promote knowledge and conservation of the bird life and natural... more

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  • Crocker Neck Conservation Area Walk

    Cotuit

    Join BLT and professor Gil Newton, on an interpretive walk through the diverse ecosystems of the 97-acre Town-owned Conservation Area... more

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  • Great Cape Herb Farm

    Brewster

    Organic herb farm that features gardens and week walks to help you identify native medicinal plants. You may also bring... more

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  • Great Falls Discovery Center

    Turners Falls

    This interesting visitor center shows the major habitats of the CT River watershed and the animals that make it their... more

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  • Lloyd Center for the Environment, Inc.

    Dartmouth

    The Lloyd Center for the Environment, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, founded in 1978 and situated with its headquarters and spectacular nature... more

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  • Mass Audubon at Moose Hill

    Sharon

    Mass Audubon works to protect the nature of Massachusetts for people and wildlife. Together with more than 100,000 members, we care... more

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  • Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

    Natick

    Broadmoor's nine miles of walking trails guide you through a variety of field, woodland, and wetland habitats.A quarter-mile, universally... more

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  • Mass Audubon's Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

    Sharon

    Mass Audubon works to protect the nature of Massachusetts for people and wildlife. Together with more than 100,000 members, we care... more

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  • Mayhew Chapel and Indian Burial Ground

    West Tisbury

    Tiny chapel, burial ground, and wildflower sanctuary. more

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  • Natick Community Organic Farm

    Natick

    A nonprofit, certified-organic farm providing productive open space, farm products, and hands-on education to people of all ages, year-round. Open... more

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  • Sandwich Fish Hatchery

    Sandwich

    MassWildlife currently manages four fish hatchery facilities, open to the public,located in Sandwich, Belchertown, Montague and Sunderland.Rainbow, brown,... more

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  • Sugar Hollow Farm

    Phillipston

    Small farm in Central Mass dedicated to educating and empowering the community to live more natural lives and to be... more

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  • Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary

    Princeton

    Wachusett Meadow is a former farmstead that offers spectacular scenery and supports abundant wildlife throughout woodlands, wetlands, and meadows. Historic... more

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  • Wachusett Reservoir

    Clinton

    Walking trails, bird watching, and shore fishing. more

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  • Walden Woods Project

    Lincoln

    The Walden Woods Project preserves the land, literature, and legacy of Henry David Thoreau to foster an ethic of environmental... more

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  • Worcester Cultural Coalition/WOO Card

    Worcester

    Worcester: Where will you WOO? Use the WOO Card to save at more than 60 Worcester area restaurants, museums, theaters, hotels... more

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