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May 31, 2013

A festival for nature lovers

Audubon sanctuary showcases its local wildlife, habitats in family-friendly event this weekend

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Activities will include a scavenger hunt, building a suet feeder for birds, and admiring tree swallows and bluebirds through spotting scopes.

“There’s a lot of ways to enjoy the outdoors,” Wolniewicz said. “It’s great habitat and great for recreation, too.”

IF YOU GO

What: Audubon Nature Festival

When: Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with Eyes on Owls at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Rain or shine.

Where: Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Perkins Row, Topsfield

Admission: $12 per car

More information: 978-887-9264

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