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Former Sanctuary Director Bill Gette with winter birding group

Joppa Flats Education Center

Special Event January 27, 2018

Winter is a wonderful time to bird in northeastern Massachusetts and southeastern New Hampshire. In celebration of this season, Joppa Flats is hosting the Superbowl of Birding XIV on Saturday, January 27, 2018.

Bald eagle © Joseph Cavanaugh

Joppa Flats Education Center

Special Event February 17, 2018

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.

Joppa Flats Education Center

Deb La Roy helping kids release a banded chickadee

Drop in at Joppa Flats for an up-close winter wildlife experience! Sporadically through the winter, Joppa Flats volunteer Deb La Roy will give demonstrations on bird research and banding. Next programs are January 21 & February 3.