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April School Vacation Nature Activities

Three Locations: Bristol and Smithfield, RI and Seekonk, MA

Get the kids outside in April! Come to Audubon for outdoor explorations at the pond and shore, get up-close with cool critters, take an evening hike to listen for nocturnal animals, and more. Audubon offers plenty of fun to keep the kids engaged during April School Vacation Week, come join the fun!

Note: Per RI state guidelines, Audubon will no longer require masks for adults and children, over 5 years old, that have been fully vaccinated. Those that have not been vaccinated and children who cannot be vaccinated (between the ages of 2-5) will be asked to wear a mask. As always, children under the age of 2 are not required to wear a mask. 

Latest News and Events

Some scientists estimate that the monarch butterfly has declined by 85 to 95 percent in New England since the 1990s. In this installment of the Newport This Week Nature in the Neighborhood series, Audubon Senior Director of Education Lauren Parmelee reflects on the uniqueness of this endangered species and what you can do to help them.

By the time caterpillars are ready to form a chrysalis, they are 2,000 times larger than when they hatched! In this installment of the Newport This Week Nature in the Neighborhood series, Audubon Senior Director of Education Lauren Parmelee describes this amazing natural process.

Join naturalists from the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and the Providence Parks Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership for a FREE guided bird walk in Providence on Thursday, July 28, from 9:30-10:30 am. We will visit the neighborhood of Camden Street Recreation Center and Father Lennon Park. Learn more about the walk!