Mass Audubon January Programs

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All this cold New England weather doesn’t stop Mass Audubon from hosting family friendly activities that are as fun as they are educational.  Check out what’s going on in the North River Sanctuary this month, and throughout the winter! 

Little Naturalists: Bears
North River Wildlife Sanctuary
Tuesday, January 13th, 9:30-10:30am (and the second Tuesday of each month from September through June)

Join Marilyn Christmann, retired teacher, at Mass Audubon’s North River Wildlife Sanctuary in Marshfield for our popular Little Naturalists program. Little Naturalists discover New England animals and how they live through nature walks, stories, songs, and crafts. The program is held the second Tuesday of each month from 9:30-10:30 AM, and each month focuses on a different seasonal theme. On January 13, we’re learning about bears! Upcoming themes include owls (2/10), raccoons (3/10), ducks (4/14), fish (5/12), and summer (6/9). For children ages 3-5 with adult.
Cost is $7/$5 member child (no charge for accompanying adults). Preregistration is required, and can be completed online at www.massaudubon.org/southshore or by calling 781-837-9400.

 

Owl Moon Adventure
North River Wildlife Sanctuary
Friday, Jan 16th, 6-7:30pm

Put on your woollies and prepare to learn WHOOO’s calling during this chilly time of year. After a fireside reading of Jane Yolen’s classic story, Owl Moon, we’ll take a short hike along the Woodland Trail to do some owling of our own. Experience some owl moon magic with your family! Hot cocoa and cookies will be provided.
Cost is $10/$8 member adult, $8/$6 member child – ages 4+. Preregistration is required, and can be completed online at www.massaudubon.org/southshore or by calling 781-837-9400.

 

Family Workshop: Build a Bird Feeder
North River Wildlife Sanctuary
Saturday,  Feb 7th, 10:30-11:30am

Celebrate National Bird Feeding Month and build a bird feeder with your family! We will construct a hanging feeder that can be used all year, as well as a special feeder used to attract orioles returning in the spring. Learn about the Great Backyard Bird Count and use your fresh new feeder to participate in some citizen science with the family!
Cost is $30/$24 member family (ages 4+) Includes one hanging feeder and one oriole feeder kit per family. Additional kits may be purchased at program. Preregistration is required, and can be completed online at www.massaudubon.org/southshore or by calling 781-837-9400.

 

The North River Wildlife Sanctuary is located at 2000 Main Street in Marshfield.

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