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two people walking next to a cranberry bog
1:00PM - 2:30PM
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
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a young boy exploring a fallen tree at Flora B. Peirce Nature Trail in New Bedford
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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bicyclist riding past East Beach in Westport during the Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Apponagansett Park, 77 Gulf Rd., Dartmouth, MA 02748|Directions

Get in some training miles and see the beautiful Watershed Ride route for yourself on this 30-mile ride, from Apponagansett Park to Horseneck Beach and back.

Hosted by Fairhaven Bikeway Committee & Buzzards Bay Coalition
Cost: Free
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two people looking for birds from an observation platform at Brandt Island Cove District in Mattapoisett
4:30PM - 7:00PM
Old Field Preserve, 200 Bourndale Rd., Bourne, MA 02532|Directions

Ponds, open fields, and wooded trails make this a premier spot to look for fall migrants.

Hosted by Wildlands Trust
Cost: $10 Wildlands Trust members, $15 nonmembers
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kettle pond at Myles Standish State Forest
10:00AM - 11:30AM
Myles Standish State Forest - Interpretive Center, 194 Cranberry Road, Carver, MA 02330|Directions

Explore the flora and fauna that live on, in, and around the largest pond in Myles Standish State Forest.

Hosted by Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Cost: Free
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pond at Myles Standish State Forest in fall
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Myles Standish State Forest Interpretive Center, 194 Cranberry Rd., Carver, MA 02330|Directions

Explore the lives, culture and practices of local Wampanoag people prior to and immediately after European contact.

Hosted by Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Cost: Free
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a man and his dog on the trails at Frank Knowles Little River Reserve in Dartmouth
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Brandt Island Cove District, Anchorage Way, Mattapoisett, MA 02739|Directions

Meet some new friends - human and canine! - get some exercise, and learn about ways to explore Buzzards Bay with your dog.

Hosted by Buzzards Bay Coalition & Mattapoisett Land Trust
Cost: Free
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mother and son fishing from pier at Fort Taber in New Bedford
10:00AM - 2:30PM
Fort Taber Park, 1000 E. Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, MA 02740|Directions

Have you ever wanted to learn how to fish? Come try your hand at this great pastime!

Hosted by Buzzards Bay Coalition & Division of Marine Fisheries
Cost: Free
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great blue heron flying at Betty's Neck in Lakeville
7:00AM - 8:30AM
Frances A. Crane Wildlife Management Area - South, Hayway Rd., Falmouth, MA 02536|Directions

Explore local conservation properties that provide sanctuary for migrating fall birds!

Hosted by The 300 Committee
Cost: Free
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Red-tailed hawk
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Falmouth Museums on the Green Cultural Center, 55 Palmer Ave., Falmouth, MA 02540|Directions

Learn to identify local raptor species as more than "some sort of hawk" through this illustrated presentation!

Hosted by The 300 Committee
Cost: Free
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