What To Do This Weekend: Jan 13-14

Weather permitting, you can make nature crafts, look for eagles and owls, go for a walk, and learn to identify wildlife this weekend.

Screech Owl © Nathan Goshgarian

Greater Boston

During Natural Papermaking at Boston Nature Center, use scraps to make stylized paper for journals and crafts. While taking part in the papermaking process, we will learn how recycling paper benefits the planet. (families, registration required)

As part of Saturday’s Chickadee Birders: Owls, hike through the woods at night in search of owls that live at Drumlin Farm in Lincoln. Afterwards, go indoors for a close look at our resident ambassador owls. (families, registration required)

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North Shore

Celebrate winter by discovering the secret of Sparkling Snowflakes at Joppa Flats in Newburyport. Take a riverside walk and experience the frozen artistry of the season. Later create artwork that reminds us of the winter joys we found together. (families, registration required)

During Eagles and Owls, travel along the river in Newburyport to search for and observe eagles in adult and juvenile plumage, and then visit Salisbury Beach State Reservation or the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge on Plum Island to look for owls. (adults, registration required)

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South of Boston

Go Scouting for Snowy Owls with Allens Pond in South Dartmouth and Westport. Travel along the beach loop trail and onto private land during this walk, which covers approximately 2.5 miles of uneven terrain. (adults, registration required)

Join a Family Nature Walk at Oak Knoll in Attleboro and learn all about the local flora and fauna. Hikes happen rain or shine, please dress accordingly. (adults and children, registration required)

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Central Massachusetts

Sunday kicks of a 10-week Essential Nature Series: Learn to Identify Local Wildlife at Broad Meadow Brook in Worcester. Classes will be both indoors and outdoors and there will be ample time to explore the sanctuary trails to put new knowledge to use. (adults, registration required)

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About Hillary T.

Where: Mass Audubon Headquarters, Lincoln Who: Massachusetts transplant by way of Florida and New York. Raising two young girls, who she hopes will be budding naturalists Favorite part of the job: Learning something new every day from some of the smartest and most enthusiastic groups of people

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