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

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Joppa Flats Education Center

Special Event May 30, 2015
Lisa Hutchings of Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats engages young naturalist over backyard critters

Joppa Flats will be jumping with outdoor activity on Saturday, May 30, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, with its annual Bio-Blitz Free-for-All featuring lots of live animals, plants, and insects from local beaches, tide pools, vernal pools, ponds, and backyards.

Come to Joppa Flats at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, June 10, for the next in our series of poetry readings titled Poetry and the Experience of Nature.

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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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