Programs, Classes, & Activities at Joppa Flats
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Joppa Flats Wildlife Sanctuary offers a wide variety of programs for people of all ages. Whether you're new to nature or an outdoors aficionado, there's something for everyone.
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Ready for some outdoor adventure? We’ve got all kinds of fun programs and activities for you and your friends and family! You can do activities like Nature Bingo, print out a discovery booklet, or play at our Nature Play Area. We also have vacation week programs. Learn More
Looking for something fun to do over school vacation week? Joppa offers programs for families in February and Vacation Days programs for children ages 8 to 11 in April! Learn More >
Joppa Flats hosts a wide variety of birds year-round. Join us on an upcoming birding program or go birding on your own. Whichever you choose, bring the checklist of birds you might see at Joppa Flats. Learn More
Take your birding to a higher level with our Birder's Certificate Program! This program is equivalent to an undergraduate-level ornithology course, with the addition of extensive field time and the opportunity for self-directed study. Get the Details >
Joppa Flats can engage adult groups in unique projects, including salt marsh restoration and bird banding. See what we offer >
Winter is a wonderful time to bird in northeastern Massachusetts and southeastern New Hampshire. In celebration of this season, Joppa Flats hosts the Superbowl of Birding every January.
When winter returns to Merrimack Valley, so do the Bald Eagles. Every year we host a grand event marking their return, and we hope you'll join us in celebrating these very special winter residents.