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Trail runners in a group running through the woods.
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7:30AM - 10:30AM
Wildlands Trust, 675 Long Pond Rd., Plymouth, MA 02360|Directions

Find out what trail running is all about while training with other passionate runners.

Hosted by Wildlands Trust
Cost: Free
Free EventOutdoor Event
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eelgrass growing in shallow waters in Woods Hole
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Marine Biological Laboratory Exhibit Center, 100 Water Street, Falmouth, MA 02543|Directions

Ever wondered why Woods Hole became a mecca for science, or how the discovery of the Titanic happened here?

Hosted by Woods Hole Business Association
Cost: Free
Free EventOutdoor Event
grassy farm field at the Stone Barn at Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary in Dartmouth
9:00AM - 10:30AM
Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary - Stone Barn Farm, 786 Horseneck Rd., Dartmouth, MA 02748|Directions

Discover the joy of practicing yoga in nature at this all-levels class.

Hosted by Mass Audubon & Yoga on Union
Cost: $20
Outdoor Event
a girl kayaking off the coast of Fort Taber Park in New Bedford Harbor
8:30AM - 4:00PM
Great Harbor Boat Ramp, Albatross Street, Falmouth, MA 02543|Directions

Experienced paddlers can join the Applachian Mountain club for this ambitious 19.5-mile trip around Naushon Island.

Hosted by Appalachian Mountain Club
Cost: Free
Free EventOutdoor Event
view of outer New Bedford Harbor from Fort Taber Park
6:30PM - 7:30PM
Fort Taber Park, 1000 South Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, MA 02744|Directions

Enjoy this hour-long outdoor yoga class that incorporates movement, meditation, balance, and strength.

Hosted by South Coast Yoga
Cost: $5 per class or $25 for a five-class pass
Outdoor Event
salt marshes on Allens Pond in Dartmouth
6:00PM - 7:30PM
Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary , 1280 Horseneck Rd., Westport, MA 02790|Directions

Join this family-friendly birding club for field study and guided walks around Allens Pond.

Hosted by Mass Audubon
Cost: Free
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event
butterfly on a flower at Tripps Mill in Mattapoisett
5:30PM - 6:30PM
Frances A. Crane Wildlife Management Area, Nathan Ellis Hwy., Falmouth, MA 02536|Directions

Learn all about pollinators in one of local butterflies' favorite spots!

Hosted by Buzzards Bay Coalition
Cost: Free
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event
Phragmites growing along the edge of a salt pond in Dartmouth, Massachusetts
7:00PM - 8:00PM
DNRT Center at Helfand Farm, 318 Chase Road , Dartmouth, MA 02747|Directions

Learn how to identify invasive plants in your yard, and how to get rid of them.

Hosted by Dartmouth Natural resources Trust
Cost: Free
Free EventMeetings & Workshops
girl examining a snake with a magnifying glass
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Goodwill Park, Gifford St., Falmouth, MA 02540|Directions

Your little ones can learn about Buzzards Bay’s animals, plants, and habitats during this hands-on four-program series.

Hosted by Buzzards Bay Coalition
Cost: Free
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event
yoga participants at Wildlands Trust
8:30AM - 9:30AM
Slocum's River Reserve, 283 Horseneck Rd., Dartmouth, MA 02748|Directions

Practice yoga in the great outdoors during this all-levels summer series.

Hosted by Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust
Cost: $5 suggested donation
Outdoor Event

Working to Save Buzzards Bay

The Buzzards Bay Coalition is a membership-supported organization dedicated to improving the health of the Buzzards Bay ecosystem for all through education, conservation, research, and advocacy.

We work to protect clean water on the Bay and on the land:

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