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monarch butterfly on a goldenrod plant at Salters Pond in Dartmouth
12:00PM - 3:00PM
Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary, 1280 Horseneck Road, Westport, MA 02790|Directions

Learn more about the amazing monarch butterfly, how to properly handle and tag them, and how science can help us understand their migration.

Hosted by Mass Audubon
Cost: $10 members, $12 nonmembers
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event
stone wall at Destruction Brook Woods
10:00AM - 11:30AM
Destruction Brook Woods, 205 Slades Corner Rd., Dartmouth, MA 02748|Directions

Learn more about the ancient Native American history of Destruction Brook, and what the cellar holes and foundations tell us about life in the nineteenth century.

Hosted by Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust
Cost: Free
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event
Three people biking on the New Bedford CoveWalk during the Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride.
Sakonnet Point, RI to Woods Hole, 5 North St., Falmouth, MA 02540|Directions

Bike for clean water at the 12th annual Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride.

Hosted by Buzzards Bay Coalition
Outdoor EventVolunteering
two people walking next to a cranberry bog
10:00AM - 11:30AM
Myles Standish State Forest - Parking Lot 7, Bare Hill Rd. , Carver, MA 02366|Directions

Discover the fascinating history of the bog in Myles Standish State Forest, from iron production to cranberry agriculture.

Hosted by Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Cost: Free
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event
birders on Shaw Farm Trail in Fairhaven
1:00PM - 2:00PM
Myles Standish State Forest Interpretive Center, 194 Cranberry Rd., Carver, MA 02330|Directions

Learn all about how crows live, behave, adapt, and survive during this fun educational event.

Hosted by Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Cost: Free
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event
John Middleton
5:30PM - 7:30PM
Buzzards Bay Coalition Office, 114 Front St., New Bedford, MA 02744|Directions

Learn how to use objects worn and transformed by the ocean to create one-of-a-kind art pieces.

Hosted by Buzzards Bay Coalition
Cost: Free
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor EventMeetings & Workshops
young boy playing in the woods at William Minot Forest in Wareham
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Knowles Padnaram Reserve, 50 West Smith Neck Rd., Dartmouth, MA 02748|Directions

Puddle Jumpers gives preschoolers a safe space to explore the natural world through guided hikes, nature play, and getting outdoors.

Hosted by Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust & Buttonwood Park Zoo
Cost: $14/class DNRT & BPZoo members, $22/class non-members
Kid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event
boardwalk through the woods at Frank Knowles Little River Reserve in Dartmouth
1:00PM - 4:00PM
Frank Knowles/Little River Reserve, 701 Potomska Rd., Dartmouth, MA 02748|Directions

Help the Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust install bog boards and maintain trails at this beautiful reserve.

Hosted by Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust
Cost: Free
Free EventOutdoor EventVolunteering
young girl walking down a trail through the woods
5:15PM - 6:15PM
Minot Forest, 63 Minot Ave., Wareham, MA 02571|Directions

Explore Minot Forest and learn how fall leaves get their beautiful colors.

Hosted by Buzzards Bay Coalition
Cost: Free
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event
pumpkin patch at Bourne Farm in Falmouth
9:00AM - 3:00PM
Bourne Farm, 6 North Falmouth Hwy., Falmouth, MA 02556|Directions

Come to Bourne Farm for autumn fun for the whole family, including pick-your-own pumpkins, pony and hay rides, a bake sale and more.

Hosted by Salt Pond Areas Bird Sanctuaries
Cost: Free
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