Regional News

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North Shore Events

Two birders spread out from each other on a beach

Joppa Flats Education Center

Special Event 2023-01-28

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 adults on shoreline driftwood at Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats Education Center © Victor Cole

Joppa Flats Education Center

Special Event February 14–18, 2023

Deep winter is on its way—and with it, the Bald Eagles will return to the Merrimack Valley. This year's festival will include both online and in-person programs to celebrate these special winter residents of the greater Newburyport area.

North Shore News

The new Motus radio receiving tower at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Ipswich River has joined the Motus Wildlife Tracking System! By participating in this exciting collaborative research network, scientists and educators across New England will be able to better understand the ecology and conservation of migratory birds.