Published on November 12, 2020

Seasonal Outdoor Adventures for Families

Girl exploring a wooded thicket in winter © Paul Blankman
© Paul Blankman

As fall turns to winter, it's a great time to explore the seasonal wonders of our local habitats! Education Coordinator Lisa Hutchings will guide families with children ages 6 to 11 on the identification of creatures, provide small group challenges, and share her vast knowledge and joy of nature.

Sign up for one or all of these 2-hour educational, outdoor adventures! Joppa Flats will provide all field gear and equipment. 


Programs take place on Saturday afternoons. Locations are subject to change.

  • November 14 — Salt Marsh Ecology at Rough Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary in Rowley
  • November 21 — Sketching & Photographing Waterfowl at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge in Newbury
  • December 12 — Forest Exploration at Amesbury Town Forest in Amesbury
  • December 19 — Getting Ready for Winter Walk at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge in Newbury

Cost & Registration

Preregistration is required for each session. Please note that this is not a drop-off program, and all children must be accompanied by at least one adult.

Members: $12/adult, $10/child • Nonmembers: $15/adult, $13/child

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