Wildlife Wonders

A vast and inspiring array of wildlife call Trustees’ land home—with careful attention, we can enjoy sights and sounds of wildlife as we explore. But some birds and animals are shy and hard to find, and that’s where our wildlife cameras come in, capturing what we aren’t usually lucky enough to experience in person. On this page, you’ll find images of some of the hundreds of species captured by our ecology team and others using carefully placed and camouflaged wildlife cameras.

Every month we’ll feature a new video, and loads of new photos, so check back frequently to see what new wonders our cameras have brought us! And if you have photos or videos of wildlife at Trustees places, we’d love to see them. Please remember to be respectful of our wildlife friends—don’t get too close or disturb their habitats! Send your photos or videos to photos@thetrustees.org.

Friday, May 19 is Endagered Species Day. It's an opportunity to celebrate our biodiversity and efforts to conserve that diversity. The Trustees’ properties host numerous federally or state endangered species and we actively manage these species populations and their habitats. Species such as the piping plover, Gray’s Sedge, and false pennyroyal have all benefited from our habitat management such as protecting nests and controlling invasive species. To learn more about endangered species in Massachusetts, visit the Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program.


VIDEO: A welcome from all our wildlife friends in Massachusetts!
Our video segment will feature video captured from our trailcams across the state, but our first video features video highlights from our cameras in 2016.


FEATURED PHOTO: Bear Selfie
The image that started it all! This image was caught by one of our wildlife cameras in western Massachusetts. Want to see your photo featured in this spot? Send in your best wildlife image today: photos@thetrustees.org



Curious Bears
Wednesday, September 20
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Moose at Notchview
Wednesday, September 13
Notchview, Windsor, MA
Berkshires
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Bobcat at Notchview
Wednesday, September 6
Notchview, Windsor, MA
Berkshires
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Coyotee Pups
Saturday, August 26
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Jewelweed
Wednesday, August 23
Bartholomew's Cobble, Sheffield, MA
Berkshires
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Bear at Notchview
Wednesday, August 16
Notchview, Windsor, MA
Berkshires
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Blue Heron at Farandnear
Wednesday, August 9
Farandnear, Shirley, MA
Central MA
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False pennyroyal
Wednesday, July 19
Dinosaur Footprints, Holyoke, MA
Pioneer Valley
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Bobcat
Wednesday, April 19
McLennan Reservation , Otis & Tyringham, MA
Berkshires
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Deer
Wednesday, April 19
Notchview, Windsor, MA
Berkshires
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Barred Owl
Wednesday, April 19
Agassiz Rock, Manchester-by-the-sea, MA
North Shore
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Piping Plover
Wednesday, April 19
Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge, Martha's Vineyard, MA
Cape Cod & The Islands
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Red Foxes
Wednesday, April 19
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Moose
Wednesday, April 19
Royalston Falls, Royalston, MA
Central MA
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Fisher Cat
Wednesday, April 19
Glendale Falls, Middlefield, MA
Pioneer Valley
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Box Turtle
Wednesday, April 19
Little Tom Mountain, Holyoke, MA
Pioneer Valley
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Beaver
Wednesday, April 19
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Coyote
Wednesday, April 19
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Red Eft
Wednesday, April 19
Questing, New Marlborough, MA
Berkshires
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Fawn
Wednesday, April 19
World's End, Hingham, MA
South Shore
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