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Terrapin Guardians: A Conservation Journey

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Embark on an enlightening journey with our “Terrapin Guardians” program, led by the committed Deb Ewing. Explore the essential efforts to protect the Diamondback Terrapin, a species facing significant threats. What you’ll learn: Conservation in Action: Understand the impactful work done by Deb Ewing and the New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance (NECWA) in safeguarding these…

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Cosmic Explorations: Astronomy 101

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Join us for a stellar adventure in the Universe! Embark on an exciting space odyssey with “Cosmic Explorations: Astronomy 101,” led by amateur astronomer Peter Marshall. What’s in store: Universe Unveiled: Venture through the immense universe, exploring the distances to planets, stars, nebulae, and galaxies. Celestial Wonders: Be captivated by the beauty and mysteries of…

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Inviting pollinators to your yard

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Inviting pollinators to your yard with "butterfly man" Joe Dwelly. Let's take a look at gardening with native plantings that our local butterflies rely on. We will also be looking at wing pattern diversity.

Nest Builders & Egg Explorers: Discover the Art of Avian Architecture

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Join us for a fascinating exploration of bird nests and eggs at the museum! This hands-on program delves into our unique collection, offering a close-up view of these natural wonders. What you’ll experience: Nest Examination: Investigate real bird nests from our collection and understand the intricacies of their construction. Creative Nest Building: Using a variety…

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Spring bird walk

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Join the Marion Natural History Museum and the Nasketucket Bird Club on Wednesday, April 10th at 8:00 am for a spring bird walk. Great for new birders or those interested in learning more about birds. It will be an opportunity to see and hear local and migrating birds. Walk will be led by Justin Barrett,…

Wetland Wonders: Discovering Amphibian Habitats: A Hands-On Journey Through Nature

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Did you know that the small pools you find in the woods, the ones that usually dry up by late summer, start the whole forest food chain?! Dive into the fascinating world of wetland amphibians and their vital role in the forest ecosystem with our interactive program. What we’ll surface: Habitat Exploration: Uncover the secrets…

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Amphibian Ecology and Diversity in the Highest Elevations in New Hampshire

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Scott Smyers, Senior Scientist with Oxbow Associates, will be presenting his study of Wood Frog populations in high elevations in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Let's take a look at these important ecosystems hidden in plain sight, some right along hiking trails, in the White Mountains. We will hear about amphibian species distribution, changes…

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Botanical Chronicles: Herbarium 101 ~ Making a Plant Press

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Join us on a botanical journey with “Botanical Chronicles: Herbarium 101.” Discover the fascinating world of herbaria, where preserved plant specimens become a window to the past and a treasure for the future. What you’ll be impressed by: Herbarium Significance: Explore how herbaria preserve a historical record of change in vegetation over time, offering invaluable…

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Sailing to Newfoundland – Museum Annual Meeting

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Sailing to Newfoundland: ultra-fresh codfish, moose sausage, bergs, endless coastal vistas and wonderful people. Hannah Moore's husband Michael will describe their summer 2023 on a sailing cruise from Marion, around Newfoundland and back.

Rocket Science! Ignite Your Imagination with Rocketry

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Prepare for an exhilarating experience with “ROCKET SCIENCE!” Led by rocketry enthusiast Mike Cronin, this program offers a hands-on introduction to the principles of propulsion and lift. What kind of blast to anticipate: Build and Launch Your Rocket: Each child receives a rocket kit with a motor for a personal building, decorating and launching experience.…

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Avian Adventure: A Voyage to Bird Island

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Set off on a sought-after journey to Bird Island, renowned for its vibrant bird life. This program, a favorite among after school science and nature enthusiasts, offers an exceptional opportunity to observe diverse bird species in their natural habitat. What to expect on this popular trip: Feathered Friends: Encounter the seasonal arrival of Common terns,…

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Ram Island Expedition: Discovering Unique Ecosystems

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Set off on a journey to Ram Island, a gem within Sippican Harbor known for its diverse and unique ecosystems. Thanks to the generosity of Michael and Hannah Moore, we have a special opportunity to explore this fascinating island. What you’ll experience: Diverse Ecosystems: Investigate the island’s salt marshes, rocky intertidal shoreline, and mud flats…

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Coastal Explorations July 2024

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

During our one weeklong half day Summer 2024 program (July 8 - 12) the Museum is offering a half-day summer program to explore some of Marion’s unique natural areas. We will be exploring our rocky inter-tidal shoreline, salt marshes, estuaries as well as freshwater riverbanks, forest, swamps, ponds and bogs. Daily we will take trips…

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Coastal Explorations August 2024

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

During our week-long Summer 2024 program (August 6-10) the Museum is offering a half-day summer program to explore some of Marion’s unique natural areas. We will be exploring our rocky inter-tidal shoreline, salt marshes, estuaries as well as freshwater riverbanks, forest, swamps, ponds and bogs. Daily we will take trips to look for the birds,…

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