Beach Exploration: Intertidal Zone

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Friday, June 15, 2018
11:00am - 12:30pm
Horseneck Beach State Reservation
Horseneck Beach State Reservation
5 John Reed Road
Westport, MA 02790

Come explore the different zones that make up a sandy beach environment at Horseneck Beach State Reservation with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. Horseneck Beach is part of a larger coastal ecosystem that includes not only the beach but also the dunes area, a nearby salt marsh and the waters of Buzzards Bay. Participants will also see how coastal plants and animals living here interact together as a system.

For children and curious adults of all ages; all children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet in front of the Horseneck Beach Main Building on the main beach, by the blue posts that hold up the shade shelter. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. Bring water. Sunscreen and insect repellent is recommended. Program is cancelled in the event of rain.

Cost: Free; parking fees apply

For more information:
Phone: (508) 636-8816
Category: Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Hosted By: Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event
beach dunes at Horseneck Beach State Reservation in Westport

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