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Let’s look for winter ducks at Silvershell Beach

February 1 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Justin Barrett, museum board member and president of the Nasketucket Bird Club, will guide us through some areas at Silvershell Beach that commonly host our winged winter arrivals. Never been on a bird walk before? No problem! Justin is an excellent birding guide and welcomes questions from all including those with little to no experience.…

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Winter Walk at Washburn with the Marion Natural History Museum

February 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join the Marion Natural History Museum and Service Forester James Rassman for a walk around Washburn Park. We will be learning to identify various tree and shrub species using their bark and buds. We will be walking through fields and forest habitat so please dress accordingly.

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Naturally Artistic for Adults

March 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Turn your smartphone into an ARTPHONE at our Naturally Artistic program. Join us and explore the basics of nature photography from photo composition, natural lighting, textures and more. No matter your background — budding photographers and seasoned shutterbugs alike will find something to help capture moments that become treasured memories. About the instructor: MNHM Board…

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Butterflies of Southeastern Mass and the Cape

April 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Wednesday morning community/senior programs – 10:30 – 11:30 “Butterfly Man” Joe Dwelly. a Yarmouth resident, will be visiting the Marion Natural History Museum to share what he knows about our local species. Mr. Dwelly will give advice about where they can be found and how community members can attract them to their own backyards. For…

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A potential win for Fisheries and Endangered right whales

May 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Woods Hole Researcher Michael Moore has been working with fishermen, engineers, and other scientists to adapt technology that allows bottom trap retrieval with less risk of whale and turtle entanglement. Potentially allowing fishermen to fish in areas otherwise closed for whale conservation. Come in and meet Dr. Michael Moore to hear more about this interesting…

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Marion Natural History Museum – butterfly walk at Washburn Park

May 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join Massachusetts Butterfly Club member Andrew Griffith for a short walk and discussion looking for butterflies around the beginning of the Washburn Park trails. The purpose of the walk will be to find and identify butterflies and their related host plants. Please dress accordingly and the program will be weather dependent. Attendees are highly encouraged…

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