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March 16, 2013

Programs at Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats

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Thursday, March 21, 3:45 to 5:15 p.m.

Coming up: March 28: Starry Nights; April 4: Bird Nests, Eggs and Chicks; April 11: Trees in Full Swing. Materials will be provided.

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

$18 per session. Registration is required.

AERIAL ACROBATS: WOODCOCKS AND MORE!

Join Joppa Flats sanctuary director Bill Gette and Naturalist David Davis for an evening in search of the remarkable American woodcock. Witness spectacular aerial stunts and learn more about the impressive and unique adaptations of this unlikely shore bird.

Thursday, March 21, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

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

BIRDING THE MAINE COAST

Explore excellent birding sites in Maine for winter seabirds and waterfowl with Joppa Flats sanctuary director Bill Gette.

Saturday, March 23, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Fee: $55. Registration is required.

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.

Saturday, March 23, 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.

DUCKS-R-US

Join Joppa Flats Science and Education Coordinator Dave Larson on an all day adventure through Plum Island, Cape Ann, and Cherry Hill Reservoir in search of nearly 20 species of ducks.

Sunday, March 24, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Fee: $50. Registration is required.

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