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Weekend Wonder Walks: Tracking Animals
February 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
One event on February 12, 2022 at 10:00 am
One event on April 2, 2022 at 10:00 am
Sponsored by Ipswich River and Joppa Flats
January 8, 2022 (Saturday) 10:00-11:30am
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield MA
Alex Crawford – Ipswich River Field Teacher
Family- children 5 – 11 years
Adult $11.00, Child $9.00
Adult $13.00, Child $11.00
There’s a lot going on in the natural world in winter, so bundle up the family and join us for one or more of these explorations.
January 8: Tracking Animals
Some animals hibernate, some migrate, and some stay active in winter. Explore the sanctuary woodlands looking for clues of what animals have been eating and where they have been sleeping. Discover tracks in the snow and guess which animals made them.
February 12: Backyard Birdwatching
What birds eat seed from birdfeeders in winter? Together find out which kind of seeds birds like best by offering a few choices. Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, and White-breasted Nuthatch are just a few of the feathered friends we’ll discover along the way.
April 2: Vernal Pool Visit
Have you ever seen a Spotted Salamander or a mass of Wood Frog eggs? Many amphibians depend on a special place called vernal pools for their survival. See if you can find evidence of breeding frogs and salamanders during our visit to a vernal pool.
Instructions and Directions:
Wear comfortable weather- appropriate clothes and shoes.
Masks are required for indoor bathroom use; they are optional outdoors.
Registration is required.
Register now with our secure payment portal.
For more information, contact:
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
87 Perkins Row
Topsfield, MA 01983
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