Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife refuge in Monson, Massachusetts. Founded by Arthur Norcross in 1939, the 8,000 acre wildlife refuge was established to preserve, protect and propagate native flora and fauna.[1][2] The refuge is part of the Norcross Wildlife Foundation which gives loans and grants to other and helped preserve over 33,000 acres since 1939.[3]

Natural History[edit]

Much of the refuge is part of the Quinebaug Highlands[4] which in turn is part of the Eastern New England Uplift.

Trails & Recreation[edit]

The sanctuary has 2.5 miles of trails.[5] The refuge also offers different programs throughout the year.[6]


External links[edit]