What To Do This Weekend: May 27-29

Practice yoga, search for horseshoe crabs, learn about wild edibles, go on nature walks, and more at a wildlife sanctuary this weekend.

Yoga at Stone Barn

Cape Cod

Go In Search of Horseshoe Crabs that are coming up on the beach in Orleans to spawn at high tide. Learn about their behavior, biology, conservation, and management. (adults and children ages 8+, registration required)

See Bird Research in Action at Wellfleet Bay. Meet the bird banding team and learn about banding methods and the information gathered from this research. You will likely get to see live birds up-close and observe the banding process. (adults and children ages 8+, registration required)

More on Cape Cod and Islands

South of Boston

Head to Allens Pond in South Dartmouth for Yoga at Stone Barn with nothing but the sounds of birds and nature serving as the backdrop to your practice. (adults)

Bring the kids to Oak Knoll in Attleboro for Roots & Shoots, a program that helps to place the power and resources for creating practical solutions to big challenges in the hands of the young people. (children ages 8-13, registration required)

More South of Boston

Greater Boston

Learn all about Wild Edibles from berries and flowers to roots and leaves at the Boston Nature Center. Also find out how weather and climate affect growing seasons and forest composition. (adults, registration required)

Go on an intergenerational morning Bird Walk at Habitat in Belmont. Birders and non-birders of all ages and skill level welcome! (all ages)

More in Greater Boston

North Shore

Head to Ipswich River in Topsfield for Turtle Time, an afternoon of exploring our wetlands in search of these fascinating reptiles. Check out areas where turtles like to nest and, with a little luck, get an up-close look at a painted turtle. (families, registration required)

Enjoy Saturday Morning Birding with Joppa Flats. Join beginners and birders of all levels to search out avian activity in the Newburyport/Plum Island area. (adults)

More North of Boston

Central Massachusetts

Are you counting steps or miles as part of your daily health and wellness? Step into Nature at Wachusett Meadow in Princeton will help you reach your goals. (adults, registration required)

More in Central Massachusetts


Take a course in Plant Identification in a Spruce Fir Forest in Windsor to look for boreal species such as red spruce, balsam fir, blue bead lily, pink ladyslipper, wild azalea, and bunchberry. (adults, registration required)

More in the Berkshires

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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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