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October 13, 2012

Programs at Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats

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Wednesday, Oct. 17, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fee: $17. Preregistration is not required.

HOMESCHOOL STUDY SESSION: INTERTIDAL ZONE

Monthly focus topics for homeschoolers, ages 7 to 12, each with an on-site study session and an exciting field trip. Teacher: Lisa Hutchings.

Thursday, Oct. 18, 1–3 p.m. Fee: $17. Preregistration is required.

SATURDAY MORNING BIRDING

Join our experienced leaders in a search for avian activity in the Newburyport/Plum Island area. For beginners and birders of all skill levels.

Saturday, Oct. 20, 9-11:30 a.m. Fee: adults, $10; children ages 8 and up, $7. No preregistration required.

BANDING STATION VISIT FOR BIRDERS

Birders are invited to visit the Joppa Flats Bird Banding Station on the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge for an up-close look at data collection on migrating birds.

Sunday, Oct. 21, 8–11 a.m. Fee: $20. Preregistration is required.

WEDNESDAY MORNING BIRDING

Join Joppa Flats Sanctuary director Bill Gette and USFWS veteran David Weaver for this weekly birding field trip in the Newburyport/Plum Island area. Appropriate for all birding levels.

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fee: $17. Preregistration is not required.

AFTERSCHOOL AT JOPPA: STUDY SHARKS, SKATES, & RAYS!

Children in grades 1 to 4 are invited to engage in wildlife learning experiences with a different theme each week. Last session of this series.

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 3:30-5 p.m. Fee: $15. Preregistration is required.

IMAGINE, SING, AND LEARN: SHOREBIRDS ON THE BEACH

Active play and learning with Joppa Flats teacher-naturalist Lisa Hutchings for pre-schoolers, ages 3 to 5, with a favorite adult. Choose one of four sessions. Fee includes one adult and one child.

Thursday, Oct. 25, 10-11:30 a.m. or 1-2:30 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 26, 10-11:30 a.m. or 1-2:30 p.m. Fee: $15. Preregistration is required.

ON EXHIBIT: Through Nov. 4: “Wild Birds and Other Inspirations” — Photographs by Amesbury’s Alan Cormier.

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