Ruby-throated hummingbird © Bernard Creswick

Ruby-throated hummingbird © Bernard Creswick

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Ruby-throated hummingbird © Bernard Creswick

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Join us for a free celebration of light on the shortest day of the year! Ward off the cold with the warmth of the bonfire, sip hot cider, and listen to music. Please bring a non-perishable item for the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts.

December 21, 2017

Winter is a wonderful time to bird in northeastern Massachusetts and southeastern New Hampshire. In celebration of this season, Joppa Flats is hosting the Superbowl of Birding XIV on Saturday, January 28, 2017.

January 27, 2018

Come explore the wonders of owls with friends and family! Go on a full moon owl prowl, or join us for an up-close and personal view of some of our local owl species.

February 2-3, 2018

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