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four harbor seals hauled out on a rock in Woods Hole
9:45AM - 2:30PM
Cutthunk Ferry Company, 66 State Pier, New Bedford, MA 02740|Directions

Look for and learn about wintering seals, then explore the island of Cuttyhunk.

Hosted by Lloyd Center for the Environment
Cost: $43 Lloyd Center members, $53 nonmembers; $20 children
Free EventOutdoor Event
two people examining a fungus foraged from the woods
7:00PM
Falmouth Historical Society Cultural Center, 55 Palmer Ave., Falmouth, MA 02540|Directions

Learn how to identify edible plants in your area, and sample foraged goodies made with wild ingredients.

Hosted by Salt Pond Areas Bird Sanctuaries & The 300 Committee
Cost: Free
Free EventMeetings & Workshops
snowy owl
6:30PM - 8:00PM
Wildlands Trust, 675 Long Pond Rd., Plymouth, MA 02360|Directions

Get a firsthand perspective on studying snowy owls around Boston, and how this work developed into research on saw-whet owls, too.

Hosted by Wildlands Trust
Cost: Free
Free EventKid-Friendly EventMeetings & Workshops
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
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event
two ospreys on a nest in Buzzards Bay
6:00PM - 7:30PM
Ocean View Farm, 28 Allen's Neck Rd., Dartmouth, MA 02748|Directions

Join this family-friendly birding club for field study and guided walks around Allens Pond.

Hosted by Mass Audubon
Cost: Free
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event
salt marshes on Allens Pond in Dartmouth
6:00PM - 7:30PM
Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary, 1280 Horseneck Rd., Westport, MA 02790|Directions

Join this family-friendly birding club for field study and guided walks around Allens Pond.

Hosted by Mass Audubon
Cost: Free
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event
Ella Pike and Dana Tatlock at the 2018 Buzzards Bay Swim.
6:30AM - 10:30AM
Fort Phoenix State Reservation, Green Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719|Directions

Discover the beauty and spirit of Buzzards Bay at the Coalition's 26th annual Buzzards Bay Swim, featuring a spectacular open water course across outer New Bedford Harbor.

Hosted by Buzzards Bay Coalition
Cost: $25 registration fee/$150 fundraising minimum
Outdoor EventVolunteering
a sailboat crusing along Cape Cod Canal under the railroad bridge
10:00AM - 2:00PM
Cape Cod Canal Visitor Center, 60 Ed Moffitt Dr., Bourne, MA 02563|Directions

Enjoy a day full of fun and water safety, from dock-side boat tours to learn-to-fish lessons to free vessel safety checks.

Hosted by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Cost: Free
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event
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
Outdoor EventVolunteering

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