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Family at Felix Neck's Fall Festival

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Special Event November 24, 2017

Join us for our 27th Annual Fall Festival and enjoy hayrides, face painting, live music, food, wreath making, a weather station and crafts for kids, live animals, trail walks, and more!

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Matt Augusto & Melissa Church

Please join us in extending a big welcome to Matt Augusto, a new Shorebird Monitor with our Coastal Waterbird Program, and Melissa Church, our new Assistant Camp Director at Fern & Feather Day Camp.

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Blue dasher dragonfly © Joy Marzolf, Mass Audubon
Blue dasher dragonfly © Joy Marzolf, Mass Audubon

A lyrical poem about odonates (dragonflies and damselflies) by Susie Bowman, retired Felix Neck Teacher Naturalist and current volunteer for our Odonate Survey Program.

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Male fiddler crab
Male fiddler crab

Different species have different ways of surviving a Martha’s Vineyard winter. Bears are probably the most well-known of the hibernators, though not island residents, so let’s take a look at some of the lesser known island residents and the interesting ways they hibernate.