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April 26, 2014

Programs at Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats Education Center

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 a.m. 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

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

Today, 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center

Fee: adults $10. Registration is not required.

FAMILY DAY AT THE BIRD BANDING STATION

Come for an exciting visit to the Joppa Flats Bird Banding Station and watch scientists at work at a real field station. For families with children ages 6 and older.

Today, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Meet at Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center

Fee: $10 adult, $6 child. Registration is required.

BOOK LAUNCH: DOUG CHICKERING’S REFLECTIONS ON A GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER

Join local birder and author Doug Chickering as he launches his new book with a reading and signing.

Tomorrow, 2 to 4 p.m.

Meet at Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center. Free.

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, April 30, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Meet at Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center

Fee: $17. Registration is not required.

FRIDAY MORNING BIRD WALKS: FOCUS ON WARBLERS

Join Dave Williams, a Birder’s Certificate Program graduate, for this early morning look around local birding hot spots.

Friday, May 2, 8 to 11 a.m.. Upcoming dates: May 9, 16, 23, and 30

Meet at Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center

Fee: $15. Registration is not required.

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