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 February 27, 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, February 27, 2016. 

Come to Joppa Flats at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, October 14, for the next in our series of poetry readings titled Poetry and the Experience of Nature.

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Upcoming Programs

October 18, 2015 8:00am - 11:00am
How would you like a really good look at some of our migrant and resident birds without using your binoculars?...
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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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