Introduction to Education Volunteering: Wintering Birds & Winter Banding

Sponsored by Joppa Flats
January 21, 2020 (Tuesday) 9:30am - 1:30pm


Parker River National Wildlife Refuge


Lisa Hutchings - Joppa Flats School and Youth Education Coordinator; Joppa Flats Teacher-Naturalists






Nonmembers can join today during checkout and take immediate advantage of member prices.

Take your first step toward becoming a Joppa Flats education Volunteer with these in-the-field trainings. Joppa Flats volunteers help staff and teacher naturalists present programs to schools, groups, and families throughout the school year, both indoors and outdoors, in a wide variety of environments. Come to one, two, or all of these trainings and join the fun!

Tuesdays / 9:30 am-1:30 pm

January 7: Birds of Prey on Plum Island
January 14: Coastal Erosion, Seals & Sea Level Rise
January 28: Wintering Birds & Winter Banding (originally January 21)

Tuesdays / 8:30 am-12:30 pm
April 7: Bird Banding Station & Maritime Forest
April 14: Salt Marsh & Sandy Beach Ecology
April 28: Rocky Shore & Tide Pools

Instructions and Directions:

Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center. Please dress for the weather with appropriate footwear and bring a snack.

Joppa Flats Cancellation Policy: Please notify us at least 24 hours prior to your program if you must cancel. If you cancel less than 24 hours ahead, we can only offer a refund or credit if we subsequently fill your space. We cannot transfer your payment to another registration with less than 24 hours' notice.

Registration is required.
Register by mail: program registration form (PDF 66K)
For your own security, DO NOT send credit card information via email.

For more information, contact:

1 Plum Island Turnpike
Newburyport, MA 01950