Scroll down to browse our currently scheduled programs. Our programs require Pre-Registration, so be sure to contact the Sponsoring Organization or New England Discovery as noted in the program description.

Most programs are held outside and some walking is off trail through forests and fields.
To insure your safety and comfort, wear clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather, and always feel free to contact us ahead of time with any questions or concerns.
Please see our FAQs page for additional information about New England Discovery programs.

New England Discovery offers programs in animal tracking and behavior, nature photography, forest and wetlands exploration to individuals and groups throughout the year.

Scheduled Guided Walks & Nature Programs
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Wildlife Tracking Through The Seasons Series:
2022 Winter/Spring

Jan 16, Feb 20, Mar 20, Apr 24, May 22

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Camp Nihan State Park

Saugus, MA

This series with Bob Metcalfe is intended for anyone who would like to improve their wildlife tracking skills and get a more in depth look at the lives of wild animals as the seasons change. Each session will focus on different animals, tracking concepts and methods.

Contact Bob with any questions.

These programs are being offered by The American Outdoor School. Contact them for information and to sign up for the series:

www.americanoutdoorschool.com

or phone: 617-942-0258

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Emerald Necklace Wildlife

 

Saturday  May 21, 2022

10:00 AM to Noon

Franklin Park, Boston MA

Join Bob Metcalfe for a Wildlife Tracking Walk to discover wildlife in the city.

This free program is being offered by The Emerald Necklace Conservancy . Contact them for information and to sign up. 

www.emeraldnecklace.org

or phone: 617-522-2700

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Tracking Through The Seasons: 2020 Spring Series

Session 1 - Apr 19

Session 2 - May 17

Session 3 - June 21

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Camp Nihan State Park

Saugus, MA

This 3 part series with Bob Metcalfe is intended for those who would like to improve their wildlife tracking skills and get a more in depth look at the lives of wild animals as the seasons change. Each session will focus on a different group of animals in Springtime.

Contact Bob with any questions.

These programs are being offered by The Boston Outdoor School. Contact them for information and to sign up for the series:

www.bostonoutdoorschool.com

or phone: 617-942-0258

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Tracking Predators on Averill’s Island

 

Sunday, February 9, 2020

12:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Topsfield, MA

What is life like for a predator in winter​? In this exploration of remote Averill’s Island we will try to find fresh tracks of a predator that we can follow through the winter forest.

 

We will begin with an indoor presentation and discussion, then head out on the sanctuary for about 3 hours, so be sure to dress warmly.

Snowshoes are not required, but bring them if you have them.

To register, contact:

Massachusetts Audubon Society
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
Topsfield, MA  

978-887-9264