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people standing on the beach watching the sunrise over Buzzards Bay
6:30AM - 7:30AM
West Island State Reservation, 163 Fir St., Fairhaven, MA 02719|Directions

Bundle up for this early morning stroll through the forest and wetlands to watch the sun rise over Buttermilk Bay.

Hosted by Buzzards Bay Coalition
Cost: Free
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Family looking at the snow in the woods
9:30AM - 10:30AM
The Lloyd Center for the Environment - Bond Building, 430 Potomska Rd., Dartmouth, MA 02748|Directions

Live animal demonstrations, specimens to observe and touch, hikes, activities and crafts bring nature themes to life.

Hosted by Lloyd Center for the Environment
Cost: $5 Lloyd Center members, $6 nonmembers
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bird box next to a cranberry bog in autumn at White Eagle in Marion
12:00PM
Aucoot Woods: White Eagle Parce, 52 Old Indian Trail, Marion, MA 02738|Directions

Start off the New Year right by exploring the wetlands of the White Eagle property.

Hosted by Sippican Lands Trust
Cost: Free
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a man standing next to a kettle pond at Myles Standish State Forest
10:45AM - 12:45PM
Myles Standish State Forest, 194 Cranberry Rd., Carver, MA 02330|Directions

Start the New Year off with a family hike in Myles Standish State Forest.

Hosted by Friends of Myles Standish State Forest
Cost: Free
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entrance sign for The Let Conservation Area on the Westport River
10:00AM - 11:30AM
Sylvan Nursery, Inc., 1028 Horseneck Rd. , Westport, MA 02790|Directions

Come ring in the New Year with a walk on this unique, picturesque piece of coast.

Hosted by Westport Land Conservation Trust
Cost: Free; $5 donation per person suggested
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A man standing by the shoreline looking out over Buzzards Bay at Gooseberry Island.
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Gooseberry Island Parking Lot, West Shore Rd., Westport, MA 02790|Directions

Looking for fresh air, exercise, or to learn more about the natural world around you? If so, this is the perfect trip for you!

Hosted by Lloyd Center for the Environment
Cost: Free
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four harbor seals hauled out on a rock in Buzzards Bay
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Patriot Party Boats, 227 Clinton Ave., Falmouth, MA 02540|Directions

Watch for wintering seals and seabirds on a heated boat tour of Woods Hole.

Hosted by Buzzards Bay Coalition
Cost: $15 Coalition members, $20 nonmembers, free for children 12 and under
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Cape Cod Canal Railroad Bridge from Tidal Flats Recreation Area in Bourne
8:00AM - 10:00AM
Buzzards Bay Recreation Area , 110 Main St., Bourne, MA 02532|Directions

Explore the Buzzards Bay Recreation Area, Wareham, and Marion tracing the steps of Betty Anderson, one of the SSBC founders.

Hosted by South Shore Bird Club
Cost: Free
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snowy owl
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary, 1280 Horseneck Rd., Westport, MA 02790|Directions

Travel along the beach to search for snowy owls during this guided walk.

Hosted by Mass Audubon
Cost: $18 Mass Audubon members, $20 nonmembers
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four harbor seals hauled out on a rock in Buzzards Bay
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Gooseberry Island, West Shore Rd., Westport, MA 02790|Directions

Take a family hike on Gooseberry focused on learning about and looking for seals!

Hosted by Mass Audubon
Cost: $12 Mass Audubon members, $15 nonmembers
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