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May 18, 2013

Programs at Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats

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Friday, May 24, 8 to 11 a.m.

Meet at Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport

Fee: $15. Registration is not required.

PARENT/CHILD WALKABOUT: SALT MARSH SCAVENGER HUNT

Come outside to explore the ecology, sights, and sounds of the Great Marsh. A fun, energetic format for families with children ages 3 to 6. Led by School and Family Education Coordinator Lisa Hutchings.

Friday, May 24, 10 to 11:30 a.m. or 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Meet at Rough Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary off Stackyard Road in Rowley

Fee: $7 for children, $8 for adults. Preregistration is required.

THE WONDER AND THE WOW: PLUM ISLAND RIVER KAYAK PADDLE

Why should kids have all the fun? Enjoy the sights and sounds of nature that are uniquely available from the water, with Joppa Flats School and Youth Education Coordinator Lisa Hutchings.

Saturday, May 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Fee: $60. Price breaks for double kayaks and personal kayak use. Registration is required.

KAYAK FAMILY PADDLE ON THE PARKER RIVER

For families with children ages 7 and older. Go for a kayaking excursion in the calm waters around Plum Island to secluded areas where we can witness wildlife without disturbing their activities. Co-sponsored by Plum Island Kayak.

Sunday, May 26, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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

Fee: $60. Price breaks for double kayaks and personal kayak use. Registration is required.

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