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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
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a monarch butterfly on a goldenrod flower in Dartmouth
12:00PM - 3:00PM
Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary, 1280 Horseneck Rd., 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 Mass Audubon members, $12 nonmembers
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Jane Brown of Middleborough rides in the 2018 Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride
Sakonnet Point, RI to Woods Hole, 5 North St., Falmouth, MA 02540|Directions

Bike for clean water at the 13th annual Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride.

Hosted by Buzzards Bay Coalition
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salt marsh and coastal forests along Allens Pond in Dartmouth
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary, 1280 Horseneck Road, Westport, MA 02790|Directions

Explore the variety of treasures that wash up onshore at Allens Pond, and use what you find to create beach-inspired works of art.

Hosted by Mass Audubon
Cost: $25 Mass Audubon members; $30 nonmembers
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Barred owl
6:00PM - 7:30PM
Herb Hadfield Conservation Area, 255 Cornell Rd., Westport, MA 02790|Directions

Learn about the lives of these amazing nocturnal predators, then seek them out beneath the moonlight.

Hosted by Westport Land Conservation Trust
Cost: Free
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Sheep grazing at Peterson Farm in Falmouth.
7:00AM - 8:30AM
Peterson Farm, McCallum Dr., Falmouth, MA 02540|Directions

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

Hosted by The 300 Committee
Cost: Free
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two people on a scenic overlook viewing a river marsh
8:30AM - 10:30AM
Westport Woods Conservation Park, 573 Adamsville Rd., Westport, MA 02790|Directions

Learn simple nature photography concepts, and then put them to use in the beautiful woods and meadows of Westport.

Hosted by Westport Land Conservation Trust
Cost: Free
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two people examining a fungus foraged from the woods
9:45AM - 11:45AM
Myles Standish State Forest Headquarters, 194 Cranberry Rd., Carver, MA 02330|Directions

Learn about the safe hunting for wild mushrooms in the colorful fall woods of Myles Standish!

Hosted by Friends of Myles Standish State Forest
Cost: Free
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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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ducks flying over the Slocums River
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Slocum's River Reserve, 320 Horseneck Rd., Dartmouth, MA 02748|Directions

Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy an informal performance at the beautiful Angelica’s Overlook in Slocum's River Reserve.

Hosted by Dartmouth Natural Resources trust
Cost: $10 per carload
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