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Mass Audubon's offer of free admission to its wildlife sanctuaries for active-duty members of the military and their families is now available year-round.

The program typically begins in mid-May and runs through Labor Day in early September, and while it was officially suspended for 2020 because of the pandemic, Mass Audubon maintained the program, and will now honor it 12 months a year.

Service members and/or families need only present a valid military ID card to sanctuary staff; the offer applies to a maximum of five people per ID card.

Trails are open at all Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuaries, from Cape Cod and the Islands to the Berkshires.

To learn more about access at Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuaries, visit


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