Monarch Butterfly & Honeybee sipping Butterfly Weed nectar

Photo by MaryKay Fox

Winter Cardinal pair

Photo by George Mclean

Great Blue Heron

Photo by George Mclean

BumbleBee on Zinnia

Photo by George Mclean

Volunteers planting at AmeriCorp Week 2013

Photo by George Mclean

Barn Swallow

Photo by George Mclean

Red-tailed hawk
Bird box project volunteers
Burn site the next year
Virginia Possum
Fisher “cat”

Photo from Biodiversity Works!

Falmouth Rod & Gun Club Tree Swallow nest box Project

Falmouth Rod & Gun Club Tree Swallow nest box project 50 new nest boxes for the Swallows to raise young

Osprey on the Wing
The Friends

Birgit at Friends Booth during Cape Cod Wildlife Coalition's Wildlife Festival in September

Box Turtle

Box Turtle on the move

Snowy Owl visit

Snowy Owl visit


Coy-wolf Photo by George McLean


Please excuse our appearance as we enhance our website.

moon_crow gatheringThe Mashpee National Wildlife Refuge is unique here on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Encompassing over 5,800 acres, it is the second largest accessible, open space on the Cape; the first being the National Seashore!

Secondly, it is unique within the US Fish and Wildlife National Refuge system in that it is managed by eight conservation land partners, not predominately the USFWS.

Well, we won’t want to tell you more here and spoil your fun….so please explore all we have to share in these pages and outstanding wildlife photos and videos. Learn more about the Mashpee National Wildlife Refuge and the Refuge Partners who work cooperatively in managing this unique Refuge for all to enjoy.