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 and the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge announce that the Coastsweep 2015 cleanup for Plum Island, including the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge and Sandy Point State Reservation, will be held on Saturday, September 12, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Join us for the opening reception of prominent bird illustrator Barry Van Dusen's exhibit Home and Away where the artist will introduce his work of wildlife paintings.
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
Join Mass Audubon
Membership benefits include free admission to all of our wildlife sanctuaries across the state, plus discounts on programs and shop purchases.