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American River Otter at Trailside © Shawn Carey

Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Originally constructed in 1960 as one of Trailside's very first exhibits, it's time to improve the otter pool to meet modern standards while enhancing the educational experience. Construction is expected to continue until the end of 2019. 

David Whipple © Gladstone-Whipple family

Blue Hills Trailside Museum

We’re not 100% sure what got David hooked on birds. We think it started with airplanes—an early enthusiasm. Then in kindergarten, his wonderful teacher Jeanette Reynolds did a unit on birds. Each kid had to make a bird out of paper—David’s was a Cedar Waxwing.

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