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
Do you have an interest in nature? Do you like working with children? Come to Joppa Flats and get a taste of our coastal ecology programs from the teaching side at our Field School on Plum Island.
David Weaver, veteran birder and resident of Manchester-by-the-Sea, will give a presentation, September 17 at 7:30 pm, on a recent trip to southernmost Chile’s Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego.
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.