Marine Plankton Cruise

Sponsored by Joppa Flats
August 9, 2020 (Sunday) 10:00am - 12:00pm


Merrimack River


Lisa Hutchings - Joppa Flats School and Youth Education Coordinator


(suitable for children 3 - 12 years)


Adult $24.00, Child $18.00


Adult $32.00, Child $22.00
Nonmembers can join today during checkout and take immediate advantage of member prices.

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

Instructions and Directions:

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.

Registration is required.
For your own security, DO NOT send credit card information via email.

For more information, contact:

1 Plum Island Turnpike
Newburyport, MA 01950