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Family Ecology Cruise Aboard The Yankee Clipper
Sponsored by Joppa Flats Education Center
Sun, Jun 06, 2010 8:45 am - 10:45 am
Location: Merrimack River
Instructor: Lisa Hutchings - Joppa Flats School and Youth Education Coordinator
Audience: Family (suitable for children 3 - 12 years)
Members: Adult $20.00, Child $16.00
Nonmembers: Adult $27.00, Child $19.00
Join Lisa Hutchings and the crew of the Yankee Clipper for an exciting exploration of the lower Merrimack River ecosystem. Each month will feature a specific theme with hands-on science, interactive props, and seasonal wildlife. We'll also look for seabirds, seals, and waterfowl on every trip. Your family will have a wonderful time cruising and learning about this vital part of the area's natural history.
The Yankee Clipper is US Coast Guard inspected and licensed and has life jackets and a marine toilet for your convenience.
All children must be accompanied by adults. The deadline for preregistering for this program is 4:00 pm on the day before the program. We will run this program in all weather except thunderstorms or small craft warnings.
Sunday, June 16: Father's Day Tide Pool Cruise
Saturday, July 27: Harbor Seal Cruise
Sunday, August 4: River to the Sea Ecology Cruise
Instructions and Directions: Meet at the Newburyport boardwalk 15 minutes before departure time. Bring extra clothing and binoculars.
Registration is required.
For more information, contact:
Joppa Flats Education Center
P.O. Box 1558
Newburyport, MA 01950