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Former Sanctuary Director Bill Gette with winter birding group

Joppa Flats Education Center

Special Event January 19, 2019

Celebrate the joy of winter birding with our ever-popular annual event! Each January, birding teams of all ages go head-to-head in a 12-hour race to spot as many species as they can.

Bald eagle © Joseph Cavanaugh

Joppa Flats Education Center

Special Event February 9, 2019

Deep winter is on its way—and with it, the bald eagles return to the Merrimack Valley. Join us for this annual festival to celebrate these special winter residents of the greater Newburyport area.

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