What To Do This Weekend: March 9-10

Enjoy a pancake breakfast, learn about maple sugaring, go on a calming nature walk, look for winter birds, and more at a wildlife sanctuary this weekend.

Sap to Syrup Breakfast at Drumlin Farm

Greater Boston

Head to Drumlin Farm in Lincoln for their annual Sap to Syrup Breakfast on Saturday or Sunday. Enjoy a breakfast of hearty pancakes with real maple syrup and then see how the syrup gets made! (adults and children, registration required)

Tap, collect, and boil down sap from the maple trees during Maple Sugaring at Boston Nature Center. Enjoy a tasty maple treat as well! (adults and children, registration required)

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Central Massachusetts

Connect with the natural world in a healing, calming, grounding, and replenishing way through a guided Forest Breathing Walk at Broad Meadow Brook in Worcester. (adults, registration required)

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North Shore

Attend a Sugaring Off Tour on Saturday or Sunday at Ipswich River in Topsfield. Observe tapping and sap collection methods, watch the sap being boiled down in the sugarhouse, and get a sweet taste of the final product. (registration required)

Go Saturday Morning Birding in the Newburyport/Plum Island are — one of the best year-round birding locations in the country. Beginners and birders of all levels are welcome. (adults)

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South of Boston

Look for Winter Ducks at Allens Pond in South Dartmouth as you hike along the beach loop trail. (adults, registration required)

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Cape Cod

Now in its 24th year, the annual Cape Cod Natural History Conference features speakers from environmental organizations across Cape Cod discussing a wide array of natural history topics. (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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