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

Used books at Joppa Flats Education Center

If you’re looking for the perfect, well-loved bird or natural history book, the place to be is the Joppa Flats Education Center on Saturday, July 30, from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. 

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Upcoming Programs

July 29, 2016 11:00am - 1:00pm
Join Lisa Hutchings and the crew of the Yankee Clipper for an exciting exploration of the lower Merrimack...
July 31, 2016 8:00am - 2:00pm
The Newburyport/Plum Island area is one of the finest places along the East Coast for viewing shorebirds...
August 3, 2016 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Each Wednesday evening in August, we will introduce participants to the wonderful diversity of shorebirds...
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Birthday Parties

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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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Membership benefits include free admission to all of our wildlife sanctuaries across the state, plus discounts on programs and shop purchases.

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