The Norman Bird Sanctuary will be closed on June 7 and 8 for BioBlitz. We will reopen to the public on June 9.


2024 Board of Directors

Liz Drayton


Deborah Linnell

Vice Chair

John Trifero


Elizabeth Gibbs


Karen Barbera

Lisa Bender

Jono Bixby

Ben Ducas

Lynne Mallonnee

Robert Manice

Chyleene O'Connor

Krista Sturtevant

*NBS Board Members do not receive compensation for their service. 

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With a fun and team-oriented staff, a highly engaged board of directors, and an operating budget of over $1.8 million, we work to fulfill the mission of our founder, Mabel Norman Cerio, who created Norman Bird Sanctuary through a bequest in 1949.