Join Teacher-Naturalist Lisa Hutchings and the crew of the Yankee Clipper for an exciting exploration of the lower Merrimack River ecosystem. We’ll conduct hands-on science as we collect water samples, live specimens, and plankton. We’ll also look for wading birds, seals, and waterfowl on every trip. Your family will have a wonderful time exploring and learning about this vital part of the area’s natural history.

The Yankee Clipper is US Coast Guard inspected and licensed and has life jackets and a marine toilet for your convenience. All children must be accompanied by adults.

Open to Families with children ages 3 through Adult

Dates: Selected Weekend Dates June 6, 12, 20 & 26, July 10 & 24, August 14 & 28

Time: 8:45 – 10:45am

Cost: Adults $20.00m/ $27.00nm, Children $16.00m/ $19.00nm

Location: Joppa Flats

Address: 1 Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport, MA 01950, 978-462-9998

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