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kids and parents sitting in a circle in the learning center at The Sawmill in Acushnet
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Wildlands Trust, 675 Long Pond Rd., Plymouth, MA 02360|Directions

Have a blast sipping hot chocolate and painting ornaments, and then take a short educational hike.

Hosted by Wildlands Trust
Cost: $5 per ornament
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a mother and two daughters snowshoeing through the woods
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary, 1280 Horseneck Rd., Westport, MA 02790|Directions

Take a morning snowshoe trek along Allens Pond and look for signs of winter wildlife.

Hosted by Mass Audubon
Cost: $10 Mass Audubon members, $12 nonmembers
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Flowers in Frances Crane grassland
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Breivogel Ponds Conservation Area, 588 Blacksmith Shop Rd., Falmouth, MA 02536|Directions

Explore one of Falmouth's newest and most unusual conservation lands, including fascinating vernal pools.

Hosted by The 300 Committee
Cost: Free
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People walking through the woods on the trail at Hamlin Crossing in Acushnet
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Paskamansett Woods, Chase Rd., Dartmouth, MA 02747|Directions

Take a refreshing walk and start off 2019 with some good habits!

Hosted by Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust
Cost: Free
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A group of people standing by the shoreline looking out over Buzzards Bay at Gooseberry Island.
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Gooseberry Island, West Shore Rd., Westport, MA 02790|Directions

Spend the first morning of the New Year on the coast, learning about winter waterfowl and 'washed up' marine life.

Hosted by The Lloyd Center for the Environment
Cost: Free
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people walking through the woods at Myles Standish State Forest
10:45AM - 12:45PM
Myles Standish State Forest, 194 Cranberry Rd., Carver, MA 02330|Directions

Start 2019 with either a 2.5 or 7 mile hike, and then warm up with a campfire and hot cocoa.

Hosted by Friends of Myles Standish State Forest
Cost: Free
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a woman hiking past a large boulder at Beebe Woods in Falmouth
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Beebe Woods, Highfield Dr., Falmouth, 02540|Directions

Explore all parts of these historic 390 acres of woodland during this winter walking series.

Hosted by The 300 Committee & Highfield Hall
Cost: Free
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a person standing in the woods wearing a pair of snowshoes
12:45PM - 3:00PM
Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Stockton Short Cut, Wareham, MA 02571|Directions

Weather-dependent, this adventure through Great Neck will either be a refreshing 4-mile hike or a fun 2-mile snowshoe!

Hosted by Appalachian Mountain Club
Cost: Free
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snowy owl
9:30AM - 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: $10 Mass Audubon members, $12 nonmembers
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Fish beneath the water's surface at Old Silver Beach in Falmouth
7:00PM
Falmouth Historical Society Cultural Center, 55 Palmer Ave., Falmouth, MA 02540|Directions

Learn how unique scientific methods have helped monitor and recover the once-endangered Atlantic sturgeon.

Hosted by Salt Pond Areas Bird Sanctuaries & The 300 Committee
Cost: Free
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