Date: 4/14/17 6:22 am From: Nash, Matthew (DCR) <matthew.nash...> Subject: [MASSBIRD] Shorebird Surprises Saturday April 15 at Winthrop Beach
North Region Coastal District
Department of Conservation and Recreation
One Eliot Circle Contact: Matthew Nash
Revere, MA 02151
(781) 485-2804 Ext. 105
Date March 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -
Find yourself in a DCR State Park in April
Join a DCR Park interpreter to learn about the wonderful natural history of your state parks. All programs are free of charge and are open to the public. An adult must accompany children. For possible changes or cancellations to these programs please phone 978-937-2094 ext. 121 (changes may be made up to 1 hour before the start of a program). Rain Cancels. We strongly recommend that you apply sunscreen and wear a hat, sunglasses and footwear suitable for walking on the beach, and on paths. For more information call the Park Interpreter Matthew Nash at (781) 485-2804 Ext. 105 or email <Matthew.Nash...><mailto:<Matthew.Nash...> For a listing of programs at other DCR state parks please visit www.mass.gov/DCR<http://www.mass.gov/DCR>
Saturday, April 15th 2:30 p.m. -4:00p.m.
and by Appointment throughout the day, Tuesday through Saturday
Winthrop Shores Reservation
Come explore beautiful Winthrop Shores to look for shorebird specialties of
Piping Plover, Sanderling, and American Oystercatcher and learn how these birds are adapted for survival. Some binoculars and a spotting scope will be provided but please bring these items if you are able to. Note that children under 8 years of age may have difficulty using binoculars or a spotting scope because of their stage of cognitive development. Meet at: Winthrop Beach on Winthrop Shore Drive across from Sturgis Street and 62 Winthrop Shore Drive, Winthrop, MA. On street parking is available free of charge. Accessible by Public Transportation: Paul Revere Transportation bus 712 or 713 Point Shirley-Orient Heights, arrive at the Winthrop Beach stop then walk down Sturgis Street, Winthrop MA (If traveling from outside Winthrop, board the bus at the MBTA Orient Heights station on the blue line). Visit www.MBTA.com<http://www.mbta.com/> for bus and train information (schedule, route and fees).
For additional programs during school vacation week please visit: