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June 7, 2014

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 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.

2014 BIODIVERSITY FREE-FOR-ALL!

Free indoor and outdoor activities for all ages highlight the incredibly valuable variety of plants and animals in our area.

Tomorrow, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Meet at Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center

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.

Wednesdays, June 11, 18, and 25, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Meet at the Joppa Flats Education Center

Fee: $17. Registration is not required.

WEDNESDAY EVENING LECTURE: BOSQUE DEL APACHE AND THE RIO GRANDE CORRIDOR

Joppa Flats Sanctuary Director, Bill Gette presents a narrated slide show on the birds and wildlife of Cuba.

Wednesday, June 11, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Meet at the Joppa Flats Education Center

Fee: $4. Registration is not required.

IMAGINE, SING, AND LEARN:FRIENDS IN THE GARDEN

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, June 12, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Meet at Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center

Fee: $15. Registration is required.

IMAGINE, SING, AND LEARN: FRIENDS IN THE GARDEN

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