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Become a Citizen Naturalist

Become a Citizen Naturalist

Date(s)
Thu 04/27/2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location
Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Contact: Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary
Address: 100 Felix Neck Drive
Phone: 508.627.4850
Email:
Website: http://www.massaudubon.org/felixneck
Admission fee: Free for members; $5/non members
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Become a Citizen Naturalist – Weekly sessions | April – June 2017. Members: Free; Nonmembers: $5/session. Registration Recommended. Learn from on and off-island naturalists and scientists during this 6-week adult natural history series featuring hands-on explorations of local flora and fauna as well as lessons in naturalist skills including tracking, species identification, and field guide usage.

 

Mammals of MV & Tracking with Biodiversity Works | Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary
Thursday, April 27 | 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Learn about the mammals of Martha’s Vineyard and how to track them with wildlife biologists Liz Baldwin and Luanne Johnson of Biodiversity Works.

Upcoming Programs:

Birding 101 with Robert Culbert | Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary
Saturday, May 6 | 9:00 – 11:00 am
Join expert birder Robert Culbert for a lesson in bird identification, then try out your skills in the field on a guided bird walk.

Whelk & Lobster Biology & Fisheries with Shelley Edmundson | Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary
Thursday, May 11 | 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Join biologist Shelley Edmundson for an exploration of whelk and lobster biology and the management of these important fisheries.

Wild Edibles & Plant Identification with Suzan Bellincampi | Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary
Wednesday, May 24 | 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Sanctuary Director Suzan Bellincampi will lead a lesson in plant identification with a focus on delicious local wild edibles.

Macroinvertebrates and Water Quality with Dick Johnson | Wakeman Center
Saturday, June 3 |1:00 – 5:00 pm
Healthy freshwater streams and ponds are home to a diversity of life. Learn how to identify a dragonfly nymph from a damselfly nymph and discover the beauty and ingenuity of a caddisfly larva. Then we will head out into the field to sample a stream and discuss how identifying and counting macroinvertebrates helps us understand the health of a freshwater stream or pond. *Please wear shoes/clothes you don’t mind getting wet*

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