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April 27, 2013

Programs at Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats

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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, May 1, 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.

WEDNESDAY EVENING BIRDING

Join Sanctuary Director Bill Gette to look for springtime birds during the quiet part of the day.

Wednesday, May 1, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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

Fee: $12. Preregistration is not required.

IMAGINE, SING, AND LEARN: TWEET, CHIRP, CHEEP!

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 two morning sessions.

Thursday, May 2, 10 to 11:30 a.m.; Friday, May 3, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

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

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

FRIDAY MORNING BIRD WALKS: FOCUS ON WARBLERS

Join Daily News columnist Steve Grinley of the Bird Watcher’s Supply and Gift for this early morning look around local birding hot spots.

Date: Friday, May 3, 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.

THE HILLS OF TOPSFIELD

Come on a gentle three-mile stroll and enjoy the spring birds in Topsfield’s beautiful natural landscape.

Sunday, May 5, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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

Fee: $28. Registration is required.

BIRDING WOMPATUCK STATE PARK AND WORLD’S END RESERVATION

Joppa Flats Sanctuary Director Bill Gette leads this full-day exploration of birding hot spots on Massachusetts’ South Shore.

Tuesday, May 7, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Fee: $85. Registration is required.

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