Mass Audubon's Bird-a-thon 2020

The American Woodcock peents for Ipswich River!
The American Woodcock peents for Ipswich River!

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

From May 15-16, nature heroes from all across Massachusetts will focus on nature, especially birds, by participating in Mass Audubon’s annual Bird-a-thon fundraiser. Due to COVID-19, this will be the organization’s first Bird-at-home-a-thon, which will be carbon-free, safety-focused, and family-friendly! 

Teams representing different Mass Audubon sanctuaries and programs will come together to collectively identify as many species of birds in a 24-hour period and also complete other fun, nature-based activities from their home. Bird-a-thon serves as a reminder of the variety and abundance of wildlife that surrounds us and our responsibility to preserve their habitats. 

The Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary team is participating in Bird-a-thon because we believe in the importance of protecting the nature of Massachusetts for people and wildlife. Mass Audubon’s efforts to protect and steward the environment of Massachusetts through conservation, education, and advocacy remains critical. 

Please join us in supporting this important work by making a donation through our team’s fundraising page. All size gifts are welcome and go directly to Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary to enable us to protect our North Shore sanctuaries and engage thousands of people with nature. 

Click on the “Donate Now” button to make a gift to the team in general or, if you prefer, click on a name on the Team Roster and donate through their specific page. Or send a check made payable to Mass Audubon to Bird-a-thon, Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, 87 Perkins Row, Topsfield, MA 01983. Click “Join Team” if you want to fundraise for us. The more the merrier!

Thank you!

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary Staff

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