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.
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Located on the Atlantic Flyway, Joppa Flats hosts a wide variety of birds year-round. Go birding >
We sat down with Kari Sasportas, leader of the award-winning “Big Sit Brant” team at the 2023 Superbowl of Birding, to learn more about their experience at Joppa Flat’s annual birding competition.