Explore the lower Merrimack River ecosystem with Lisa Hutchings and the crew of the Yankee Clipper! We'll practice hands-on science, use interactive propgs, and look for seabirds, seals, and waterfowl on every trip. Enjoy cruising and learning about this vital part of the area's natural history.
Please register by 4:00 pm the day before the program.
June 14: Back River Wildlife
July 12: Harbor Seal Science
August 9: Marine Plankton
Meet at the Newburyport boardwalk at 9:45 am. Bring binoculars and extra layers of clothing. Program runs rain or shine, except during thunderstorm or small-craft advisories. The Yankee Clipper is U. S. Coast Guard-inspected and licensed, with life vests and a toilet.
Joppa Flats Cancellation Policy: Please notify us at least 48 hours prior to your program if you must cancel. If you cancel less than 48 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.