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Sippican Land Trust’s Harbor & Planting Island Views Walk

Trailhead Osprey Marsh 354 Point Rd, Marion, MA, United States

This program is being offered as a partnership between the Sippican Lands Trust and the New Bedford Whaling Museum in concert with the rotating exhibition Re/Framing the View: Nineteenth-Century American […]

Dartmouth Tree Walk at UMass Dartmouth

UMass Dartmouth 285 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth, MA, United States

The Dartmouth Tree Walk will be led by botanist and Professor Emeritus James Sears, who first began planting trees at the University in the 1980s, resulting in today’s noteworthy arboretum […]

Elephant Appreciation Day at BPZOO

Buttonwood Park Zoo 425 Hawthorn St., New Bedford, MA, United States

Elephant Appreciation Day at Buttonwood Park Zoo will commemorate two of its most beloved inhabitants. Among North America's oldest Asian elephants, Emily and Ruth, are turning 65 and 59, respectively. This special day will include educational activities from 11 a.m.–2 p.m., and a happy birthday sing-a-long and enrichment happening at 1 p.m. In their honor, […]