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March 9, 2013

Programs at Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats

Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center, located at One Plum Island Turnpike in Newburyport, is a natural history education and visitor center that is open to the public Tuesday through Sunday and Monday holidays, 8:30 to 4 p.m.

Call 978-462-9998 for information about additional programs and events, or visit the Web site at www.massaudubon.org/joppaflats.

SATURDAY MORNING BIRDING

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

Today, 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport.

Fee: $10 adults; $7 children ages 8 and older. Registration is not required.

THE WONDER AND THE WOW: HARBOR SEALS AT SALISBURY BEACH

Family educator Lisa Hutchings takes adults to look for harbor seals in the Merrimack River.

Today, 1:30 to 4 p.m.

Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport.

Fee: $18. Registration is required.

TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE: HARBOR SEALS

Joppa Flats teacher Lisa Hutchings takes families around the Newburyport area to look for harbor seals. For families with children ages 7 and older.

Tomorrow 2 to 4:30 p.m.

Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport.

Adult Fee: $11. Child Fee: $8. Registration is required.

WEDNESDAY MORNING BIRDING

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

Wednesday, March 13, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Meet at the Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport.

Fee: $17. Registration is not required.

IMAGINE, SING, AND LEARN: ALL ABOUT OWLS

Active play and learning with Joppa Flats School and Youth Education Coordinator Lisa Hutchings for pre-schoolers, ages 3 to 5, with a favorite adult. Choose one of four sessions.

Thursday, March 14, 10 to 11:30 a.m. or 1 to 2:30 p.m.; Friday, March 15, 10 to 11:30 a.m. or 1 to 2:30 p.m.

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