Date: 11/13/18 11:55 am From: Nash, Matthew (DCR) <matthew.nash...> Subject: [MASSBIRD] DCR's Belle Isle Marsh & Winthrop Beach Upcoming Bird walks
North Region Coastal District Department of Conservation and Recreation One Eliot Circle Contact: Matthew Nash Revere, MA 02151 781-656-1485
Date November 13, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Find yourself in a DCR State Park East Boston\Winthrop\Revere–
Join a DCR Park interpreter to learn about the wonderful natural and cultural history of your state parks. All Programs are FREE and open to the public. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For program cancellations phone 978-937-2094 ext. 121, one hour before start time. Rain Cancels. Bring Water. The agency strongly recommends visitors dress appropriately for the weather, bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses and footwear suitable for walking on the beach, and on paths. For more information phone 781-656-1485 or email <Matthew.Nash...> For a listing of programs at other DCR state parks visit https://www.mass.gov/service-details/upcoming-programs-and-events
Belle Isle Marsh Reservation
An Oasis for Birds Saturday, November 17 NOTE TIME CHANGE 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Discover the abundant birdlife at Belle Isle Marsh Reservation, a restored wildlife sanctuary. We will walk while birding for a distance of one mile on easy level terrain. Some binoculars and a spotting scope will be provided but please bring these items if you have them. Reasonable accommodations available upon request. Suitable for adults and children ages 10 and older accompanied by an adult. Meet at: On or near the boardwalk to the right of the Bulletin Board, located at 1399 Bennington Street, East Boston. Parking is on a paved lot and is free of charge. Accessible by public transportation: MBTA Blue line, Beachmont Station. Exit station, turn right, at intersection, cross State Road/Bennington Street, travel right along Bennington Street to park entrance on the left. Visit www.MBTA.com for bus and train information. Co-sponsored by the Friends of Belle Isle Marsh.
Winthrop Shores Reservation
Avian Delights at Winthrop Beach Saturday, November 24 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Observe water birds and learn about their adaptations for survival as we walk on the beach sand for a distance of up to one mile. Terrain can be uneven. Some binoculars will be provided but please bring these items if you have them. Suitable for adults and children ages 10 and older accompanied by an adult. 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 for bus and train information (schedule, route and fees). Co-sponsored by the Friends of Belle Isle Marsh.
Matthew Nash Visitor Services Supervisor DCR North Region Coastal District One Eliot Circle Revere, MA 02151 (781) 656-1485