Information about the Refuge System

The following links provide information about the National Wildlife Refuge system:

Information about State and neighboring town Conservation:

Information about conservation organizations for the Assabet River and nearby watersheds

Birding, Hiking, Biking and Photographing the Refuge and nearby environs:

  • Assabet Keeping Track: photographs from the tracking project operating on the ARNWR in conjunction with the Friends.
  • Wildlife Trails Education Project: photographs taken with automatically triggered weatherproof cameras positioned along wildlife trails at several locations in the Eastern Massachusetts National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
  • Assabet River Rail Trail: a northern neighbor of the refuge working on creating a multi-use recreational rail trail that will pass through the communities of Marlborough, Hudson, Stow, Maynard and Acton.
  • Hank Norwood's Note On Points Of Interest Along The Assabet River.
  • Bird Observer is a bimonthly journal dedicated to enhance understanding, observation and enjoyment of Massachusetts birds. See here for an article by Ron Lockwood in the Bird Observer about birding on the Assabet River NWR.