Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary

Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary
113 Goodnow Road
978-464-2712

Wachusett Meadow is a former farmstead that offers spectacular scenery and supports abundant wildlife throughout woodlands, wetlands, and meadows. Historic buildings and barns are still in use for educational programming and resident sheep graze pastures. Trails traverse many landscape features including Brown Hill Summit, Glacial Boulder, and beaver ponds.


Upcoming Events at Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary

Learn How to Identify Sparrows

Sunday, Sep 29, 2019 from 9:00am to 2:00pm
Princeton, MA
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Learn How to Identify Sparrows

Recent News

September 2018 Mass Audubon at Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary

Tuesday Volunteer DaysAt Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary09/03/2018, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PMFee: FreeDescription: Learn about nature as you assist with a variety of property, maintenance, and ecological management projects such as gardening,…

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Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary Programs - March 2018

March 2018 Programs:Moonlight Walk or Snowshoe HikeAt Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary03/02/2018, 6:00 - 8:00 PMFee: $7 Adult Members, $10 Adult NonmembersDescription: Hiking by moonlight connects you to the landscape in an entirely different way…

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Stone by Stone: The Magnificent History of Wachusett Meadow’s Stone Walls

Freedom’s Way National Heritage Area together with over sixty partners from the 45 towns and cities within its bounds announce Hidden Treasures 2016, a nine-day regional celebration.  Beginning Saturday, May 14th through Sunday, May 22nd,…

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Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary News - October 8, 2015

Hey Day 2015 -- The annual Fall festival at Mass Audubon’s Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary in Princeoton - 113 Goodnow Rd. is now re-scheduled for Sat Oct 10th 11am–5pm, rain date- Sun Oct 11th and, first and foremost, we are hoping you are…

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October 2015 Mass Audubon at Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary

Hey Day 10/03/2015, 11:00– 5:00 PMCosponsors: Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary and Princeton Arts Society and Town of Princeton Agricultural CommissionFee: $8 Adult Members, $10 Adult Nonmembers, $3 Child Members, $4 Child…

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September 2015 Mas Audubon At Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary

Tuesday Volunteer Days at Wachusett Meadow09/01/2015, 9:30 – 12:30 PMFee: FreeDescription: Learn about nature as you assist with a variety of property, maintenance, and ecological management projects such as gardening, buildings and grounds work,…

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Third- and Fourth-Grade Science Education Receives a Boost at Fitchburg’s Crocker Elementary School

Princeton, MA - All third- and fourth-grade students and their teachers at Crocker Elementary School in Fitchburg are participating in a special Science Education Program this spring provided by Mass Audubon’s Wachusett Meadow Wildlife…

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Mass Audubon Picture This Photo Contest Exhibit at Wachusett Meadow Two Local Photographers Win Honors in Statewide Contest

Princeton, MA -- Mass Audubon’s photo contest, Picture This: Your Great Outdoors, attracted photographers from across the state and beyond who entered more than 2,000 images - each one an invitation to connect with the nature of Massachusetts.The…

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HEY DAY at Mass Audubon's Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary

One of Central Mass's most fun fall festivals and artist show is coming up this Saturday in Princeton! This event is cosponsored by the Town of Princeton Agricultural Commission and the Princeton Art Society. The Princeton Art Society has again…

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October 2012 Mass Audubon at Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary

Tuesday Volunteer Days at Wachusett Meadow10/2/2012, 9:30 – 12:30 PMFee: FreeDescription: Learn about nature as you assist with a variety of property, maintenance, and ecological management projects such as gardening, buildings and grounds work,…

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September 2012 Mass Audubon at Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary

Tuesday Volunteer Days at Wachusett Meadow9/4/2012, 9:30 – 12:30PMFee: FreeDescription: Learn about nature as you assist with a variety of property, maintenance, and ecological management projects such as gardening, buildings and grounds work,…

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