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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. 

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As fall turns to winter, most Warblers have left Rhode Island for warmer climates. But there is one that returns to our state in large numbers this time of year due to their unique ability to switch their diets with the seasons.

Do you have extra field guides on your shelves? Audubon Society of Rhode Island, Ocean State Bird Club, and Wild Birds Unlimited are partnering again – this time to collect gently used field guides for underserved youth in Rhode Island! Find a drop-off location.

Broadway in Newport is a busy place, but not just on the road or in the shops. In this installment of the Newport This Week Nature in the Neighborhood series, Audubon Senior Director of Education Lauren Parmelee talks about the birds she sees in her backyard in Newport.