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Stevens to Stevens Coffee Walk

Walk the Stevens to Stevens trail at the Trustees Stevens Coolidge Estate in North Andover!

Looking for great coffee, great company, and a great chance to get active outdoors? Join the The Trustees of Reservations the first Saturday of each month at the Stevens-Coolidge Place for coffee and tea, followed by a social walk of the Stevens to Stevens trail, an easy 2.5 mile trip out and back. Come with friends and family, or meet new friends who share a love for nature. We will meet in the parking lot located across from the Stevens Coolidge Place on Chestnut Street.

    When: 
    First Saturday Monthly, 9-11am

    Hoot, Splash, and Peep: Sounds of Spring Evening Family Hike

    Owls, peepers and other creatures come out at night at the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary!

    Spring nights are full of life and full of sounds.  Frogs and toads sing in chorus from the water, timberdoodles twirl and peent in the fields, and countless other animals rustle in the dark forest. On this family hike at dusk we will sharpen our senses, learn some nighttime animal sounds, and go out to explore what creatures are awake and singing their songs all night long.

    When: 
    Saturday, May 7, 2016 7-8:30pm

    Let’s Go Fly a Kite: A Practically Perfect Mary Poppins Party

    Come fly a kite at the Trustees of Reservations Castle Hill Estate in Ipswich Massachusetts!  Photo by Bill O'Connor

    It’s an afternoon of Poppins fun for the whole family at this Mary Poppins Party at Crane Estate. Activities include kite making and flying, chalk drawing, lawn games, and more. Kite aficionados from Kites Over New England are on hand to show their kites and flying techniques. Tea, lemonade, and cookies are served. 

    When: 
    Sunday, May 22, 2016 1-4pm

    Make Your Own Stamp-Quest Fest!

    Kids and families will learn all about questing on an exploration in Ravenswood!

    At this Family Quest Fest you'll learn all about Questing--clue-based treasure hunts discovering stories about this very special place--while on an expetition to find a treasure box!  You'll make your own stamp, grab a passport, and participate in the fastest growing family recreational activity this side of the Atlantic. 

    When: 
    Friday April 22, 2016 1-3pm
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    Fairy Shrimp, Salamanders, and Frogs--Alive!

    Ramona Latham - Directory of the Discovery Center at Ravenswood park in Gloucester, holds a yellow spotted salamander for closer inspection.

    Venture to vernal pools where survival of fairy shrimp, salamanders, and wood frogs are crucial.  We will explore pools, learn how to protect them, and meet these creatures that depend on these pools.  This program is instructive to participants, so you can take home the techniques, forms, and methods to certify pools in your neighborhood...or back yard.  This is a family-friendly opportunity, so exploration is an important--and fun!--element in the program.  Directions to pre-registrants.

    When: 
    Saturday, April 16, 2016 1-3PM
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    100th Day Celebration at IRWS

    The Rockery at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary circa 1950.

    This year Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuaries turn 100! Join us on Saturday, April 9 - the 100th day of the year - for a special "100th Day Celebration." Visitors of all ages are welcome - free of charge - to explore our trails in celebration of 100 years of wildlife sanctuaries with Mass Audubon.

    When: 
    Saturday, April 9, 2016 10am-2pm

    Long Way Around Hike

    The Cedar Point Trail at the Crane Estate winds through varied terrain to a beac

    This hike explores the wild wonders of the Crane Estate!  We’ll launch our long walk at the Cedar Point Trail and follow it to the Ipswich River, then meander along the beach and through seldom-traveled paths to the trailhead at the Crane Wildlife Refuge. We’ll wander the dunes to Essex Bay, then make our way along the backside of Crane Beach to reach the Essex River. A bag lunch will be delivered to us at the approximate halfway point, and will give us the sustenance we’ll need to finish the hike! Come prepared for a leisurely long-way-around walk of about 8 miles.  

    When: 
    Saturday, April 30, 2016 10am-2pm

    Celebrate of 100 years of Mass Audubon at Joppa Flats

    Celebrate 100 years of Mass Audubon at Joppa Flats Education Center in Newburyport!

    Join Joppa Flats Education Center on the 100th day of the year to celebrate 100 years of Mass Audubon Wildlife Sanctuaries! Enjoy free admission, "ask a naturalist" opportunities, the occasional guided walk around our grounds and free cake! Back in 1916, the Moose Hill Bird Sanctuary was established in Sharon when Dr. George W. Field offered his estate to Mass Audubon to attract birds and people interested in birds. Fast forward to 2016 and there are 56 wildlife sanctuaries to explore in Massachusetts!

    When: 
    Saturday, April 9, 2016 8:30am-4pm

    See, Think & Wonder Walks for Preschoolers: March in the Maritime Forest

    Kids will explore Hellcat Swamp with Joppa Flats Education Center in Newburyport!

    In every kind of weather, our favorite thing is to head outdoors to our spectacular local habitats to see what's new! We love to find things, think about colors, shapes and patterns, and wonder why this place is a special home to wildlife. Each nature exploration will focus on the importance of a sense of place. Local and migrating birds, other wildlife, collecting techniques, and environmental awareness will be presented in a fun, energetic format that adults and children alike will enjoy. Hosted by Joppa Flats Education Center. Please dress for the weather. 

    When: 
    Thursday, March 31, 2016 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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