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
Celebrate Newburyport's special winter residents—bald eagles with Mass Audubon at Joppa Flats and the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at our annual Merrimack River Eagle Festival.
Do you love the outdoors and want to learn more about sharing nature with others? Come to Joppa Flats and get a glimpse of our coastal ecology programs through the eyes of a naturalist at our Field School on Plum Island.
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.