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SLOCUM RIVER SUNSET KAYAK TOUR

Date: Thursday, August 17th
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center for the Environment
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Instructors
Price: Member: $40       Non-member: $50
Limit:  12

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon on Wednesday, August 16th
 
What better way to end the day than a peaceful paddle down the river.  You’ll feel your stress dissolve as we glide through the salt marsh     enjoying the setting sun.  This is a wonderful relaxing trip for viewing waterfowl and the delicate salt marsh ecosystems.  Beginners welcome.  Wear clothing and footwear that you don’t mind getting wet and bring a non-alcoholic beverage.
 
Pre-register online.  If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Fern at 508-990-0505 x 10, or fcallen@lloydcenter.org.

COLD-BLOODED CRUSADE

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Date: Saturday, August 19th
Time: 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.
Meeting Place: Lloyd Center Bond Building
Leader: Amanda Nowicki, Lloyd Center Educator-Naturalist
Price: Individual: Members: $5      Non-members: $7
Family of Four: Members: $10     Non-members: $15
Limit: 12

Pre-registration required by 4:00 p.m., Thursday August 17th

Our adventure will begin with a brief discussion about cold blooded creatures and the species found in Massachusetts. We will discuss their breeding cycles and general behaviors. We will take an up close and personal look at some of the Lloyd Center’s reptiles and amphibians and end our adventure with a reptile or amphibian craft.

Pre-register online. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Amanda at either 508-990-0505 x 19 or amanda@lloydcenter.org.

WOMEN’S CANOE TRIP

Date: Wednesday, September 6th
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center for the Environment
Leader: Erika Fernandes, Lloyd Center Outreach Educator
Price: Member: $25       Non-member: $30
Limit:  12
 
Pre-registration required by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 5th
 
Ladies night out! Enjoy canoeing the historic Slocum River. Weather permitting, this evening paddle will feature an amazing full moon and other scenic vistas.  There is a short hike through our forest to the launch site & all equipment is provided. Wear clothing and footwear you don’t mind getting wet and please bring a non-alcoholic beverage. 
 
Pre-register online.  If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Liz at 508-990-0505 x 15, or liz@lloydcenter.org
 

SLOCUM RIVER SUNSET KAYAK TOUR

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Date: Monday, September 11th  
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center for the Environment
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Instructors
Price: Member: $40       Non-member: $50
Limit:  12
 
Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon on Friday, September 8th  
 
What better way to end the day than a peaceful paddle down the river.  You’ll feel your stress dissolve as we glide through the salt marsh     enjoying the setting sun.  This is a wonderful relaxing trip for viewing waterfowl and the delicate salt marsh ecosystems.  Beginners welcome.  Wear clothing and footwear that you don’t mind getting wet and bring a non-alcoholic beverage.
 
Pre-register online.  If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Fern at 508-990-0505 x 10, or fcallen@lloydcenter.org

NATURE DISCOVERIES

Date: Saturday, September 16th
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Leader: Erika Fernandes, Lloyd Center Outreach Educator
Price: Members: $5 Non-members: $6
Limit: 20         All ages welcome

No pre-registration required

Nature Discoveries occurs on the third Saturday of each month. Join us as we investigate nature topics by reading nature-themed books and exploring the Lloyd Center. Live animal demonstrations, specimens to observe and touch, hikes, activities and crafts bring nature themes to life for our Nature Discovery guests. This hour-long adventure is appropriate for children ages 2-6. (Younger or older siblings are welcome as well).

If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Erika at either 508-990-0505 x 18, or erika@lloydcenter.org.

ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS: KOKO THE OWL AND FRIENDS

Date: Saturday, September 23rd
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center for the Environment
Leaders: Lloyd Center Staff
Price: Members: Free
Limit: None       All ages welcome

No pre-registration required

Join us for our second year of fun-filled interactions with the reptiles, amphibians, insects and other wildlife that inhabit our watershed. The day will be full of animal meet and greets, trail walks, scavenger hunts and activities for all age levels. More importantly, learn about the biodiversity in your own backyard. We can’t wait to see you here!

If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Erika at either 508-990-0505 x 18, or erika@lloydcenter.org.

NATURE DISCOVERIES

Date: Saturday, October 21st
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Leader: Erika Fernandes, Lloyd Center Outreach Educator
Price: Members: $5 Non-members: $6
Limit: 20      All ages welcome

No pre-registration required

Nature Discoveries occurs on the third Saturday of each month. Join us as we investigate nature topics by reading nature-themed books and exploring the Lloyd Center. Live animal demonstrations, specimens to observe and touch, hikes, activities and crafts bring nature themes to life for our Nature Discovery guests. This hour long adventure is appropriate for children ages 2-6. (Younger or older siblings are welcome as well).

If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Erika at either 508-990-0505 x 18, or erika@lloydcenter.org.

CREEPY CRITTERS NIGHT HIKE

Date: Friday, October 27th
Inclement weather date: Saturday, October 28th
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Leader: Erika Fernandes, Lloyd Center Outreach Educator
Price: Individual: Members: $8 Non-members: $10
Family of four: Members: $24 Non-members: $30
Limit: 16      All ages welcome

Pre-registration required by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 26th

Just in time for Halloween! Wear your costumes and learn about some creepy favorites like owls, spiders, bats and snakes. Experiment with your senses and see if they are as good as these nocturnal critters, then head out on the nature trails to listen for some creatures of the night. The evening will finish while strolling among our creature of the night jack-o-lanterns. This hike is kid friendly so be sure to bring the entire family; dress for the weather and wear closed-toed shoes.

Pre-register online. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Erika at either 508-990-0505 x 18, or erika@lloydcenter.org.

NATURE DISCOVERIES

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Date: Saturday, November 18th
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Leader: Erika Fernandes, Lloyd Center Outreach Educator
Price: Members: $5 Non-members: $6
Limit: 20      All ages welcome

No pre-registration required

Nature Discoveries occurs on the third Saturday of each month. Join us as we investigate nature topics by reading nature-themed books and exploring the Lloyd Center. Live animal demonstrations, specimens to observe and touch, hikes, activities and crafts bring nature themes to life for our Nature Discovery guests. This hour-long adventure is appropriate for children ages 2-6. (Younger or older siblings are welcome as well).

If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Erika at either 508-990-0505 x 18, or erika@lloydcenter.org.

EXPLORING OUR COAST: A LOCAL BEACH WALK 

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Date: Sunday, November 19th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Meeting place: Gooseberry Island Parking Lot, Gooseberry Island, Westport, MA
Leader: Erika Fernandes, Lloyd Center Outreach Educator
Price: Members: $7 Non-members: $9

Pre-registration required by 4:00 p.m., Thursday, November 16th

The communities of the Southcoast of Massachusetts are a part of the sea; they have been geographically, historically, and biologically shaped by its presence. Join us on this  local beach walk to learn about these relationships while rediscovering the magic of the shoreline.

Pre-register online. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Erika at either 508-990-0505 x 18, or erika@lloydcenter.org.

NATURE DISCOVERIES

Date: Saturday, December 16th
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Leader: Erika Fernandes, Lloyd Center Outreach Educator
Price: Members: $5 Non-members: $6
Limit: 20       All ages welcome

No pre-registration required

Nature Discoveries occurs on the third Saturday of each month. Join us as we investigate nature topics by reading nature-themed books and exploring the Lloyd Center. Live animal demonstrations, specimens to observe and touch, hikes, activities and crafts bring nature themes to life for our Nature Discovery guests. This hour-long adventure is appropriate for children ages 2-6. (Younger or older siblings are welcome as well).

If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Erika at either 508-990-0505 x 18, or erika@lloydcenter.org.