North Central Mass Events

Ice Fishing Derby in Fitchburg

Fitchburg Rod & Gun Club 985 Richardson Road, Ashby, ma

Annual ice fishing derby at the Fitchburg Rod and Gun Club is Feb. 11, 7 am to 1 pm. $20 per person. Biggest trout wins! Breakfast and lunch served. Trout stocking prior to derby. Prizes and 50/50. Ice condition date 2/18

Animal Tracking at Rome Conservation Area

Rome Conservation Area Brookside Drive, Gardner, Ma

Join North County Land Trust  for this winter adventure with Naturalist Laurie Nehring, as the snow reveals winter’s wildlife wanderers, Feb. 11 at 10 am. (If there is no snow, we will still go for a lovely winter walk, looking for other signs of wildlife). Dress in warm layers: hats, gloves, winter boots. Snowshoes are […]

Owl Prowl for Adults

Mass Audubon Wachusett Meadow 113 Goodnow Road, Princeton, Mass

Search to spot owls Feb. 11 at Mass. Audubon Wachusett Meadow. Learn about the unique anatomic and behavioral adaptations that make owls such a fascinating group of birds, and then take a short walk to search and listen for owls that reside on the sanctuary. We'll consider the habitat preferences of owl species and when […]


Wildlife Tracking for Beginners

Mass Audubon Wachusett Meadow 113 Goodnow Road, Princeton, Mass

While some animals like to sleep or even hibernate when it is cold, many will remain active all winter long. In snowy or muddy locations we can often identify species by the prints they leave behind. After an introduction to some basic track and trail patterns of our local wildlife, you will have an opportunity […]

Guided Hike: Learn About Vernal Pools

Lincoln Woods Wildlife Sanctuary G67Q+PW, Leominster

Leader: Nick Kremp Meet at MAS Lincoln Woods parking lot at 9:30am, 1-mile, easy hike. Please RSVP by March 17. Hikes with under 5 registrants will be canceled. Wear hiking boots, bring water to drink, a light snack, bug repellent, and wear a long-sleeved shirt and pants. Dress in layers. Hiking sticks are helpful to […]