We are pleased to once again offer this series of free birdwatching walks made possible by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the local cultural councils of the participating towns, as noted below. Learn about bird migration, breeding behavior, and basic identification skills. This program is for birdwatchers of all skill levels.
The walks are free, but registration is required since each walk is limited to 20 participants.
Boxford State Forest, Boxford
Tuesday, May 3
Funded by the Boxford Cultural Council
Eastern Point Wildlife Sanctuary, Gloucester
Monday, May 9
Funded by the Gloucester Cultural Council
Oak Hill Cemetery, Newburyport
Tuesday, May 10
Funded by the Newburyport Cultural Council
Veasey Memorial Park, Groveland
Wednesday, May 11
Funded by the Groveland Cultural Council
Marblehead Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Marblehead
Thursday, May 12
Funded by the Marblehead Cultural Council
Cedar Pond Wildlife Sanctuary, Wenham
Tuesday, May 17
Funded by the Hamilton-Wenham Cultural Council
Dodge Reservation, Rowley
Wednesday, May 18
Funded by the Rowley Cultural Council
Daniel Boone Park, Ipswich
Thursday, May 19
Funded by the Ipswich Cultural Council
Choate Farm Conservation Area, Danvers
Tuesday, May 24
Funded by the Danvers Cultural Council
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield
Wednesday, May 25
Funded by the Topsfield Cultural Council
Woodsom Farm, Amesbury
Thursday, May 26
Funded by the Amesbury Cultural Council
The walk is free, but advance registration is required since space is limited. Bring binoculars if you have them (we'll also bring extra pairs). Wear clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather and uneven muddy trails.
Cedar Pond Wildlife Sanctuary parking area is located next door to 123 Cherry Street. Park along the side of sanctuary driveway and take care not to block cars from entering and exiting the property.
Nature in your neighborhood - All about birds Wenham is supported in part by a grant from the Hamilton-Wenham Cultural Council, a local agency that is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.