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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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

August 3, 2016 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Each Wednesday evening in August, we will introduce participants to the wonderful diversity of shorebirds...
August 6, 2016 9:00am - 11:30am
Come out with our talented guides to find birds in one of the best year-round birding locations in the...
August 7, 2016 8:45am - 10:45am
Join Lisa Hutchings and the crew of the Yankee Clipper for an exciting exploration of the lower Merrimack...
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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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