School Program | River Ecology by Canoe (Grades 6-8)

Join a naturalist and canoe the gentle waters of the Ipswich River, exploring the animals and plants of the floodplain forests and marshes. Students will investigate natural and human influences on the river, and learn how to protect their community water resources.

Program Location(s):

Ipswich River, Topsfield


6, 7, 8


  • Children - $ 28.00
  • Adults - $ 28.00
  • Fee includes canoe instruction, personal flotation device (PFD), paddle, and two Mass Audubon naturalists.

    Group price for 15 or fewer participants-- $386.

Curriculum Frameworks:

7-MS-LS1-4 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal beh., plant structures repro.
7-MS-LS2-3 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - matter and energy cycling
7-MS-LS2-4 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - ecosystem disruptions can shift pop.

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