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

April 16, 2014
Author Doug Chickering

Doug Chickering will read from his first book, Reflections on a Golden-winged Warbler, on Sunday, April 27, 2014, from 2-4 p.m. 

January 28, 2014
winter birding at Joppa Flats Education Center

The Superbowl of Birding XI was held on January 25, 2014. This is a unique competition to find the greatest number of species and to earn the greatest number of points based on the rarity of the birds recorded. Thanks to all of the Superbowlers and Joppa volunteers for making this a great event!

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Upcoming Programs

April 29, 2014 - May 6, 2014
The skies are much bigger in Texas, the deserts drier, the rocks rockier - and the belt buckles are huge!...
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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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