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9:30 am

Climate Change – Behind the Scenes Tour!

August 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Parker River NWR Headquarters/Visitor Center, 6 Plum Island Turnpike
Newburyport, 01950 United States
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This variant of our popular Behind the Scenes Tour of Parker River NWR will place a special emphasis on the local implications of climate change – particularly on the salt marsh and the barrier beach island that protects it. Learn about some of the things that refuge staff are doing to better understand and predict […]

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4:00 pm

Celebrating the Marsh Through “Found Poetry”

August 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Parker River NWR Headquarters/Visitor Center, 6 Plum Island Turnpike
Newburyport, 01950 United States
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Bring a notepad and a pencil, and join Jenn Bogard, professor of poetry and writing at Lesley University and author of The ABCs of Plum Island, Massachusetts. No experience with poetry needed! Jenn will guide you into the process of creating a “found poem” by choosing words and phrases that exist in texts around us […]

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