Joppa Flats Education Center

Overlooking the Merrimack River and near the entrance to Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, the Joppa Flats Education Center offers unique educational opportunities for people of all ages. Here, you can explore the region’s wildlife-rich habitats (salt marshes, mudflats, rivers, bays, and coastal waters) through guided tours, marine touch tanks, art exhibits, drop-in programs, and interpretive displays. Read More

Sanctuary News & Events

Joppa Flats Education Center

Special Event March 5, 2016
Merrimack River Eagle Festival

Please join us for a grand celebration of these special winter residents! Joppa Flats Education Center and the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge will present our annual Merrimack River Eagle Festival on Saturday, March 5, 2016. 

Volunteer training workshop at Joppa Flats Education Center

Do you have an interest in nature? Do you like working with children? Come to Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center in Newburyport and become an education volunteer!

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Upcoming Programs

February 8, 2016 8:00am - 5:00pm
The beautiful coast of southern Maine contains a variety of habitat types including barrier beaches,...
February 10, 2016 9:30am - 12:30pm
September 2015 marked the beginning of our twentieth year of Wednesday Morning Birding! These very popular...
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Birthday Parties


Looking for a place to have an exciting and memorable birthday? We offer birthday parties with fun outdoor activities led by a naturalist. Learn More

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