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April 6, 2013

Programs at the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

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Spring Hawk Watching on Plum Island ­— A Different Type of Birding!

Friday, April 12 at 7 p.m.

April is the time you can see a variety of spectacular hawks on the refuge as they migrate through our area. Join Paul Roberts, founder of the Eastern Massachusetts Hawk Watch, for a narrated slide presentation about the amazing birds of prey you can see in spring. The hour-long presentation will be held in the refuge visitor center auditorium. Admission is free. Registration is not required.

Photographic Society of Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

Saturday, April 13 at 1:30 p.m.

A new nature and wildlife photography club has formed at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge. This club is intended for beginners to professionals who have an interest in nature and photography. The club meets once each month, generally on the second Saturday afternoon. Club activities include special presentations, slide shows of members’ work, intra-club mentoring and training, photo shoots, on-line photo sharing, and involvement in the refuge’s photography-related programming and outreach work.

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