Come explore what nature has in store at some of our most amazing wild places on the North Shore! Joppa Flats Education Coordinator Lisa Hutchings and her team will introduce families to local forests, beaches, and wetlands to make observations in nature, identify wildlife, and enjoy hands-on science activities outdoors. Sign up for one, some, or all!
Joppa Flats will provide all field gear and equipment. This is not a drop-off class; all children must be accompanied by at least one adult. All adults are expected to participate in the program.
10/1, 12:00-2:00 pm: Between the Tides at Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island
10/15, 10:00 am-12:00 pm: Foliage & Fungus Walk at Rough Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary, Rowley
10/22, 9:00-11:00 am: A Visit to the Bird Banding Station on the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island
11/5, 10:00 am-12:00 pm: Salt Marsh Survey at Rough Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary, Rowley
11/12, 10:00 am-12:00 pm: Changes in Season at the Pond at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield
12/3, 10:00 am-12:00 pm: Reading the Trees at Moseley Woods, Newburyport
Prior to the program, you will receive an email with information on where to meet, parking and facilities details, driving directions, and other guidelines plus Covid-19 safety protocols. Dress for the weather and terrain.
Cancellation policy: If you cancel less than 7 days prior to the program, refunds cannot be issued, and refunds are not given for failure to attend. If we must cancel a session, you will be notified two hours prior to the program and you will receive a full refund.