Summer Solstice Plover Stroll at Demarest Lloyd State Park

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Thursday, June 21, 2018
5:30pm - 7:00pm
DCR Demarest Lloyd State Park
DCR Demarest Lloyd State Park
115 Barneys Joy Rd
Dartmouth, MA 02748

Kick off the summer season by observing and learning about nesting shorebirds at the dynamic ecosystem of Demarest Lloyd State Park. A large sand spit provides nesting habitat for plovers, least terns, and diamondback terrapins, which are all nesting at this time. Other birds such as ospreys and egrets may also be seen.

Participants should bring birding equipment (binoculars or scope, camera, bird guide), bug spray, and footwear appropriate for walking along the beach and over intertidal flats (bird guides and optics will be available in limited quantities). Inclement weather date Sunday, June 18.

Meet in the main lot of the state park, through the entrance gate.

Pre-registration required by 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 20th. Limited to 20 people.

Inclement weather date: Friday, June 22nd, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Cost: $8 Lloyd Center members, $10 nonmembers, children under 12 half-price

Register Online
For more information:
Phone: 508-990-0505 x 23
Category: Lloyd Center for the Environment
Hosted By: Lloyd Center for the Environment
Kid-Friendly Event
Calm, shallow water at beach at Demarest Lloyd in Dartmouth
The water at Demarest Lloyd State Park is shallow and calm.

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