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Coastal Explorations July 2024

July 8 @ 9:00 am - July 12 @ 12:00 pm

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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Saltmarsh and rocky shore ecology walk

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

We’ll be meeting at Planting Island beach to explore these two very different ecosystems. We’ll be looking for different varieties of salt marsh grass learning about and the crab and animal species that rely on this calmer side of the shore. We’ll also be walking the rocky shore to look at what animals are able…

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Amphibians at Washburn

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

July 10 – Amphibians | Grades entering 2 – 6 Frogs, salamanders, and newts, oh my! What makes these animals so special? We’ll be taking a close look at amphibians and aquatic invertebrates in the wetlands at Washburn Park. We’ll be netting vernal pools and ponds, looking under logs, and exploring the woods looking for…

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Amazing Animal Ambassadors

July 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Amazing Animal Ambassadors with Cape Cod captive wildlife care expert Bethany Jakubson Wednesday, July 10th, at 1:00 pm Seeing wild animals up close can become a child’s treasured memory, open up a whole new world of wonder, and spark a lifelong love of animals. This is the mission of Amazing Animal Ambassadors. Join owner Bethany…

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Coastal Explorations August 2024

August 6 @ 9:00 am - August 10 @ 12:00 pm

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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