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SERC Public Walking Tour: Saturday, October 2nd

SERC Public Walking Tour: Saturday, October 2nd

Saturday, October 2, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Event Location
Reed Education Center

Experience an insider's view of SERC on one of our free public tours. Learn about SERC’s long-term environmental research on marshes, trees, water quality, and the impacts of carbon dioxide on our land, water, and air. 

Advance Registration Required
Yes

Event Details

Experience an insider's view of SERC, on a free outdoor walking tour led by one of our volunteer docents. You'll walk along the waterfront, cross marsh boardwalks and hike through the forest, while learning about SERC’s cutting-edge research projects on climate change and other issues where the land meets the sea.

Tours last approximately 90 minutes, and involve about 1/2 mile of walking, starting at the Reed Education Center (directions). These tours are adult-oriented and will include walks on forest paths and marsh walkways. Proper footwear is required (no flip-flops).

Tours are limited to 10 people and require advance signup. If you have questions or comments, or if the tour you wish to attend is at capacity and you would like to be added to a waitlist, send us a message at SERCPublictours@si.edu 

 

***Please be advised that there is currently no potable water down at the Reed Center. There are hand sanitizer stations to supplement hand washing. We advise to bring drinking water from home.***

Know before you go!

  • To protect our visitors and staff from COVID-19, masks are required to use the indoor restrooms in the Reed Education Center. Read more about our safety precautions in our COVID-19 Visitor Guide.
  • SERC loves animals, but because we're an active research facility, we sadly can't accommodate pets on tours! Please leave all pets at home except service animals.
  • By signing up for this tour, you consent to having your photograph taken and your name and image used by the Smithsonian for outreach and other standard museum purposes. Read our full photo release form here. Prefer not to have your photo taken? Let us know at SERCPublicTours@si.edu 24 hours before your tour, or simply tell your tour guide at the event. 

Register

Registration Form
The number of spaces you wish to reserve. 1 spaces remaining.
The email to associate with this registration.
10:00AM - 11:30AM
 
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SERC Public Walking Tour: Wednesday, October 6th

SERC Public Walking Tour: Wednesday, October 6th

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Event Location
Reed Education Center

Experience an insider's view of SERC on one of our free public tours. Learn about SERC’s long-term environmental research on marshes, trees, water quality, and the impacts of carbon dioxide on our land, water, and air. 

Advance Registration Required
Yes

Event Details

Experience an insider's view of SERC, on a free outdoor walking tour led by one of our volunteer docents. You'll walk along the waterfront, cross marsh boardwalks and hike through the forest, while learning about SERC’s cutting-edge research projects on climate change and other issues where the land meets the sea.

Tours last approximately 90 minutes, and involve about 1/2 mile of walking, starting at the Reed Education Center (directions). These tours are adult-oriented and will include walks on forest paths and marsh walkways. Proper footwear is required (no flip-flops).

Tours are limited to 10 people and require advance signup. If you have questions or comments, or if the tour you wish to attend is at capacity and you would like to be added to a waitlist, send us a message at SERCPublictours@si.edu 

***Please be advised that there is currently no potable water down at the Reed Center. There are hand sanitizer stations to supplement hand washing. We advise to bring drinking water from home.***

Know before you go!

  • To protect our visitors and staff from COVID-19, masks are required to use the indoor restrooms in the Reed Education Center. Read more about our safety precautions in our COVID-19 Visitor Guide.
  • SERC loves animals, but because we're an active research facility, we sadly can't accommodate pets on tours! Please leave all pets at home except service animals.
  • By signing up for this tour, you consent to having your photograph taken and your name and image used by the Smithsonian for outreach and other standard museum purposes. Read our full photo release form here. Prefer not to have your photo taken? Let us know at SERCPublicTours@si.edu 24 hours before your tour, or simply tell your tour guide at the event. 

Register

Registration Form
The number of spaces you wish to reserve. 9 spaces remaining.
The email to associate with this registration.
10:00AM - 11:30AM
 
 
 
SERC Public Walking Tour: Saturday, October 9th

SERC Public Walking Tour: Saturday, October 9th

Saturday, October 9, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Event Location
Reed Education Center

Experience an insider's view of SERC on one of our free public tours. Learn about SERC’s long-term environmental research on marshes, trees, water quality, and the impacts of carbon dioxide on our land, water, and air. 

Advance Registration Required
Yes

Event Details

Experience an insider's view of SERC, on a free outdoor walking tour led by one of our volunteer docents. You'll walk along the waterfront, cross marsh boardwalks and hike through the forest, while learning about SERC’s cutting-edge research projects on climate change and other issues where the land meets the sea.

Tours last approximately 90 minutes, and involve about 1/2 mile of walking, starting at the Reed Education Center (directions). These tours are adult-oriented and will include walks on forest paths and marsh walkways. Proper footwear is required (no flip-flops).

Tours are limited to 10 people and require advance signup. If you have questions or comments, or if the tour you wish to attend is at capacity and you would like to be added to a waitlist, send us a message at SERCPublictours@si.edu 

***Please be advised that there is currently no potable water down at the Reed Center. There are hand sanitizer stations to supplement hand washing. We advise to bring drinking water from home.***

Know before you go!

  • To protect our visitors and staff from COVID-19, masks are required to use the indoor restrooms in the Reed Education Center. Read more about our safety precautions in our COVID-19 Visitor Guide.
  • SERC loves animals, but because we're an active research facility, we sadly can't accommodate pets on tours! Please leave all pets at home except service animals.
  • By signing up for this tour, you consent to having your photograph taken and your name and image used by the Smithsonian for outreach and other standard museum purposes. Read our full photo release form here. Prefer not to have your photo taken? Let us know at SERCPublicTours@si.edu 24 hours before your tour, or simply tell your tour guide at the event. 
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SERC Public Walking Tour: Wednesday, October 13th

SERC Public Walking Tour: Wednesday, October 13th

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Event Location
Reed Education Center

Experience an insider's view of SERC on one of our free public tours. Learn about SERC’s long-term environmental research on marshes, trees, water quality, and the impacts of carbon dioxide on our land, water, and air. 

Advance Registration Required
Yes

Event Details

Experience an insider's view of SERC, on a free outdoor walking tour led by one of our volunteer docents. You'll walk along the waterfront, cross marsh boardwalks and hike through the forest, while learning about SERC’s cutting-edge research projects on climate change and other issues where the land meets the sea.

Tours last approximately 90 minutes, and involve about 1/2 mile of walking, starting at the Reed Education Center (directions). These tours are adult-oriented and will include walks on forest paths and marsh walkways. Proper footwear is required (no flip-flops).

Tours are limited to 10 people and require advance signup. If you have questions or comments, or if the tour you wish to attend is at capacity and you would like to be added to a waitlist, send us a message at SERCPublictours@si.edu 
 

***Please be advised that there is currently no potable water down at the Reed Center. There are hand sanitizer stations to supplement hand washing. We advise to bring drinking water from home.***

Know before you go!

  • To protect our visitors and staff from COVID-19, masks are required to use the indoor restrooms in the Reed Education Center. Read more about our safety precautions in our COVID-19 Visitor Guide.
  • SERC loves animals, but because we're an active research facility, we sadly can't accommodate pets on tours! Please leave all pets at home except service animals.
  • By signing up for this tour, you consent to having your photograph taken and your name and image used by the Smithsonian for outreach and other standard museum purposes. Read our full photo release form here. Prefer not to have your photo taken? Let us know at SERCPublicTours@si.edu 24 hours before your tour, or simply tell your tour guide at the event. 

Register

Registration Form
The number of spaces you wish to reserve. 3 spaces remaining.
The email to associate with this registration.
10:00AM - 11:30AM
 
 
 
Public Canoe Trips

Public Canoe Trips

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 8:00am - 12:00pm Saturday, October 16, 2021 - 8:30am - 11:30am

Join staff from SERC for either a 2.5 or 4 hour, socially distanced, canoe trip. Sign up by emailing (SERCOutreach@si.edu). 

Event Details

Dates/ Times:

  • Sept. 18th (8 am-Noon) 4 hrs.
  • Oct. 16th (8:30 am-11:30 am) 2.5 hrs.
  • Oct.16th (12:45 pm-3 pm) 2.5 hrs.
  • October 23rd (9 am-1 pm) 4 hrs.
  • Oct. 30th (9 am-12:30 pm) 2.5 hrs.

Cost:
Payment is cash or credit only, you MUST PRE-REGISTER by emailing sercoutreach@si.edu.

2.5 Hour Trips
$18: 8-13 year olds
$20: 14- adult

4 Hour Trips - include a snack stop (bring your own) and a stop to seine for fish
$23: 8-13 year olds
$25: 14- adult

Trips are:

  • limited to 16 people
  • open to ages 8+
  • pairs and families suggested
  • following federal government COVID-19 safety guidelines
  • Masking required when social distancing can't be maintained and when inside federal buildings
8:30AM - 11:30AM
 
SERC Public Walking Tour: Saturday, October 16th

SERC Public Walking Tour: Saturday, October 16th

Saturday, October 16, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Event Location
Reed Education Center

Experience an insider's view of SERC on one of our free public tours. Learn about SERC’s long-term environmental research on marshes, trees, water quality, and the impacts of carbon dioxide on our land, water, and air. 

Advance Registration Required
Yes

Event Details

Experience an insider's view of SERC, on a free outdoor walking tour led by one of our volunteer docents. You'll walk along the waterfront, cross marsh boardwalks and hike through the forest, while learning about SERC’s cutting-edge research projects on climate change and other issues where the land meets the sea.

Tours last approximately 90 minutes, and involve about 1/2 mile of walking, starting at the Reed Education Center (directions). These tours are adult-oriented and will include walks on forest paths and marsh walkways. Proper footwear is required (no flip-flops).

Tours are limited to 10 people and require advance signup. If you have questions or comments, or if the tour you wish to attend is at capacity and you would like to be added to a waitlist, send us a message at SERCPublictours@si.edu 

***Please be advised that there is currently no potable water down at the Reed Center. There are hand sanitizer stations to supplement hand washing. We advise to bring drinking water from home.***

Know before you go!

  • To protect our visitors and staff from COVID-19, masks are required to use the indoor restrooms in the Reed Education Center. Read more about our safety precautions in our COVID-19 Visitor Guide.
  • SERC loves animals, but because we're an active research facility, we sadly can't accommodate pets on tours! Please leave all pets at home except service animals.
  • By signing up for this tour, you consent to having your photograph taken and your name and image used by the Smithsonian for outreach and other standard museum purposes. Read our full photo release form here. Prefer not to have your photo taken? Let us know at SERCPublicTours@si.edu 24 hours before your tour, or simply tell your tour guide at the event. 
10:00AM - 11:30AM
 
Public Canoe Trips

Public Canoe Trips

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 8:00am - 12:00pm Saturday, October 16, 2021 - 8:30am - 11:30am

Join staff from SERC for either a 2.5 or 4 hour, socially distanced, canoe trip. Sign up by emailing (SERCOutreach@si.edu). 

Event Details

Dates/ Times:

  • Sept. 18th (8 am-Noon) 4 hrs.
  • Oct. 16th (8:30 am-11:30 am) 2.5 hrs.
  • Oct.16th (12:45 pm-3 pm) 2.5 hrs.
  • October 23rd (9 am-1 pm) 4 hrs.
  • Oct. 30th (9 am-12:30 pm) 2.5 hrs.

Cost:
Payment is cash or credit only, you MUST PRE-REGISTER by emailing sercoutreach@si.edu.

2.5 Hour Trips
$18: 8-13 year olds
$20: 14- adult

4 Hour Trips - include a snack stop (bring your own) and a stop to seine for fish
$23: 8-13 year olds
$25: 14- adult

Trips are:

  • limited to 16 people
  • open to ages 8+
  • pairs and families suggested
  • following federal government COVID-19 safety guidelines
  • Masking required when social distancing can't be maintained and when inside federal buildings
12:45PM - 3:00PM
 
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From Global Change to Local Action with Katharine Hayhoe

From Global Change to Local Action with Katharine Hayhoe

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Speaker: Katharine Hayhoe, Chief Scientist of the Nature Conservancy and Endowed Professor of Public Policy & Public Law at Texas Tech University

Advance Registration Required
Yes

Event Details

Katharine Hayhoe, a young brunette woman, leans against the wall of a wooden shed and smiles
Katharine Hayhoe (Credit: Ashley Rodgers, Texas Tech University)

Climate change isn’t just a problem for polar bears or future generations anymore – it’s affecting us here and now. In today's politically charged environment, are we still able to act on climate? In our series finale lecture, join Katharine Hayhoe as she untangles the complex science connecting our choices to future impacts and highlights actions underway right now to combat this critical issue.

This webinar will be recorded! By signing up on Zoom, you'll be able to watch live and receive a link to the recording as soon as it's ready.

Sign up to watch live or on-demand

View past and upcoming evening webinars

7:00PM - 8:30PM
 
SERC Public Walking Tour: Wednesday, October 20th

SERC Public Walking Tour: Wednesday, October 20th

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Event Location
Reed Education Center

Experience an insider's view of SERC on one of our free public tours. Learn about SERC’s long-term environmental research on marshes, trees, water quality, and the impacts of carbon dioxide on our land, water, and air. 

Advance Registration Required
Yes

Event Details

Experience an insider's view of SERC, on a free outdoor walking tour led by one of our volunteer docents. You'll walk along the waterfront, cross marsh boardwalks and hike through the forest, while learning about SERC’s cutting-edge research projects on climate change and other issues where the land meets the sea.

Tours last approximately 90 minutes, and involve about 1/2 mile of walking, starting at the Reed Education Center (directions). These tours are adult-oriented and will include walks on forest paths and marsh walkways. Proper footwear is required (no flip-flops).

Tours are limited to 10 people and require advance signup. If you have questions or comments, or if the tour you wish to attend is at capacity and you would like to be added to a waitlist, send us a message at SERCPublictours@si.edu 

***Please be advised that there is currently no potable water down at the Reed Center. There are hand sanitizer stations to supplement hand washing. We advise to bring drinking water from home.***

Know before you go!

  • To protect our visitors and staff from COVID-19, masks are required to use the indoor restrooms in the Reed Education Center. Read more about our safety precautions in our COVID-19 Visitor Guide.
  • SERC loves animals, but because we're an active research facility, we sadly can't accommodate pets on tours! Please leave all pets at home except service animals.
  • By signing up for this tour, you consent to having your photograph taken and your name and image used by the Smithsonian for outreach and other standard museum purposes. Read our full photo release form here. Prefer not to have your photo taken? Let us know at SERCPublicTours@si.edu 24 hours before your tour, or simply tell your tour guide at the event. 

Register

Registration Form
The number of spaces you wish to reserve. 5 spaces remaining.
The email to associate with this registration.
10:00AM - 11:30AM
 
 
 
Public Canoe Trips

Public Canoe Trips

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 8:00am - 12:00pm Saturday, October 16, 2021 - 8:30am - 11:30am

Join staff from SERC for either a 2.5 or 4 hour, socially distanced, canoe trip. Sign up by emailing (SERCOutreach@si.edu). 

Event Details

Dates/ Times:

  • Sept. 18th (8 am-Noon) 4 hrs.
  • Oct. 16th (8:30 am-11:30 am) 2.5 hrs.
  • Oct.16th (12:45 pm-3 pm) 2.5 hrs.
  • October 23rd (9 am-1 pm) 4 hrs.
  • Oct. 30th (9 am-12:30 pm) 2.5 hrs.

Cost:
Payment is cash or credit only, you MUST PRE-REGISTER by emailing sercoutreach@si.edu.

2.5 Hour Trips
$18: 8-13 year olds
$20: 14- adult

4 Hour Trips - include a snack stop (bring your own) and a stop to seine for fish
$23: 8-13 year olds
$25: 14- adult

Trips are:

  • limited to 16 people
  • open to ages 8+
  • pairs and families suggested
  • following federal government COVID-19 safety guidelines
  • Masking required when social distancing can't be maintained and when inside federal buildings
9:00AM - 1:00PM
 
SERC Public Walking Tour: Saturday, October 23rd

SERC Public Walking Tour: Saturday, October 23rd

Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Event Location
Reed Education Center

Experience an insider's view of SERC on one of our free public tours. Learn about SERC’s long-term environmental research on marshes, trees, water quality, and the impacts of carbon dioxide on our land, water, and air. 

Advance Registration Required
Yes

Event Details

Experience an insider's view of SERC, on a free outdoor walking tour led by one of our volunteer docents. You'll walk along the waterfront, cross marsh boardwalks and hike through the forest, while learning about SERC’s cutting-edge research projects on climate change and other issues where the land meets the sea.

Tours last approximately 90 minutes, and involve about 1/2 mile of walking, starting at the Reed Education Center (directions). These tours are adult-oriented and will include walks on forest paths and marsh walkways. Proper footwear is required (no flip-flops).

Tours are limited to 10 people and require advance signup. If you have questions or comments, or if the tour you wish to attend is at capacity and you would like to be added to a waitlist, send us a message at SERCPublictours@si.edu. Additionally, if a tour has two or fewer registrations, it may be subject to cancelation. 

***Please be advised that there is currently no potable water down at the Reed Center. There are hand sanitizer stations to supplement hand washing. We advise to bring drinking water from home.***

Know before you go!

  • To protect our visitors and staff from COVID-19, masks are required to use the indoor restrooms in the Reed Education Center. Read more about our safety precautions in our COVID-19 Visitor Guide.
  • SERC loves animals, but because we're an active research facility, we sadly can't accommodate pets on tours! Please leave all pets at home except service animals.
  • By signing up for this tour, you consent to having your photograph taken and your name and image used by the Smithsonian for outreach and other standard museum purposes. Read our full photo release form here. Prefer not to have your photo taken? Let us know at SERCPublicTours@si.edu 24 hours before your tour, or simply tell your tour guide at the event. 

Register

Registration Form
The number of spaces you wish to reserve. 10 spaces remaining.
The email to associate with this registration.
10:00AM - 11:30AM
 
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SERC Public Walking Tour: Wednesday, October 27th

SERC Public Walking Tour: Wednesday, October 27th

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Event Location
Reed Education Center

Experience an insider's view of SERC on one of our free public tours. Learn about SERC’s long-term environmental research on marshes, trees, water quality, and the impacts of carbon dioxide on our land, water, and air. 

Advance Registration Required
Yes

Event Details

Experience an insider's view of SERC, on a free outdoor walking tour led by one of our volunteer docents. You'll walk along the waterfront, cross marsh boardwalks and hike through the forest, while learning about SERC’s cutting-edge research projects on climate change and other issues where the land meets the sea.

Tours last approximately 90 minutes, and involve about 1/2 mile of walking, starting at the Reed Education Center (directions). These tours are adult-oriented and will include walks on forest paths and marsh walkways. Proper footwear is required (no flip-flops).

Tours are limited to 10 people and require advance signup. If you have questions or comments, or if the tour you wish to attend is at capacity and you would like to be added to a waitlist, send us a message at SERCPublictours@si.edu 

***Please be advised that there is currently no potable water down at the Reed Center. There are hand sanitizer stations to supplement hand washing. We advise to bring drinking water from home.***

Know before you go!

  • To protect our visitors and staff from COVID-19, masks are required to use the indoor restrooms in the Reed Education Center. Read more about our safety precautions in our COVID-19 Visitor Guide.
  • SERC loves animals, but because we're an active research facility, we sadly can't accommodate pets on tours! Please leave all pets at home except service animals.
  • By signing up for this tour, you consent to having your photograph taken and your name and image used by the Smithsonian for outreach and other standard museum purposes. Read our full photo release form here. Prefer not to have your photo taken? Let us know at SERCPublicTours@si.edu 24 hours before your tour, or simply tell your tour guide at the event. 

Register

Registration Form
The number of spaces you wish to reserve. 6 spaces remaining.
The email to associate with this registration.
10:00AM - 11:30AM
 
 
 
Public Canoe Trips

Public Canoe Trips

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 8:00am - 12:00pm Saturday, October 16, 2021 - 8:30am - 11:30am

Join staff from SERC for either a 2.5 or 4 hour, socially distanced, canoe trip. Sign up by emailing (SERCOutreach@si.edu). 

Event Details

Dates/ Times:

  • Sept. 18th (8 am-Noon) 4 hrs.
  • Oct. 16th (8:30 am-11:30 am) 2.5 hrs.
  • Oct.16th (12:45 pm-3 pm) 2.5 hrs.
  • October 23rd (9 am-1 pm) 4 hrs.
  • Oct. 30th (9 am-12:30 pm) 2.5 hrs.

Cost:
Payment is cash or credit only, you MUST PRE-REGISTER by emailing sercoutreach@si.edu.

2.5 Hour Trips
$18: 8-13 year olds
$20: 14- adult

4 Hour Trips - include a snack stop (bring your own) and a stop to seine for fish
$23: 8-13 year olds
$25: 14- adult

Trips are:

  • limited to 16 people
  • open to ages 8+
  • pairs and families suggested
  • following federal government COVID-19 safety guidelines
  • Masking required when social distancing can't be maintained and when inside federal buildings
9:00AM - 12:30PM
 
SERC Public Walking Tour: Saturday, October 30th

SERC Public Walking Tour: Saturday, October 30th

Saturday, October 30, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Event Location
Reed Education Center

Experience an insider's view of SERC on one of our free public tours. Learn about SERC’s long-term environmental research on marshes, trees, water quality, and the impacts of carbon dioxide on our land, water, and air. 

Advance Registration Required
Yes

Event Details

Experience an insider's view of SERC, on a free outdoor walking tour led by one of our volunteer docents. You'll walk along the waterfront, cross marsh boardwalks and hike through the forest, while learning about SERC’s cutting-edge research projects on climate change and other issues where the land meets the sea.

Tours last approximately 90 minutes, and involve about 1/2 mile of walking, starting at the Reed Education Center (directions). These tours are adult-oriented and will include walks on forest paths and marsh walkways. Proper footwear is required (no flip-flops).

Tours are limited to 10 people and require advance signup. If you have questions or comments, or if the tour you wish to attend is at capacity and you would like to be added to a waitlist, send us a message at SERCPublictours@si.edu 

***Please be advised that there is currently no potable water down at the Reed Center. There are hand sanitizer stations to supplement hand washing. We advise to bring drinking water from home.***

Know before you go!

  • To protect our visitors and staff from COVID-19, masks are required to use the indoor restrooms in the Reed Education Center. Read more about our safety precautions in our COVID-19 Visitor Guide.
  • SERC loves animals, but because we're an active research facility, we sadly can't accommodate pets on tours! Please leave all pets at home except service animals.
  • By signing up for this tour, you consent to having your photograph taken and your name and image used by the Smithsonian for outreach and other standard museum purposes. Read our full photo release form here. Prefer not to have your photo taken? Let us know at SERCPublicTours@si.edu 24 hours before your tour, or simply tell your tour guide at the event. 

Register

Registration Form
The number of spaces you wish to reserve. 10 spaces remaining.
The email to associate with this registration.
10:00AM - 11:30AM
 
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  • SERC Public Walking Tour: Wednesday, October 20th

    SERC Public Walking Tour: Wednesday, October 20th

    Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:30am
    Event Location
    Reed Education Center

    Experience an insider's view of SERC on one of our free public tours. Learn about SERC’s long-term environmental research on marshes, trees, water quality, and the impacts of carbon dioxide on our land, water, and air. 

    Advance Registration Required
    Yes

    Event Details

    Experience an insider's view of SERC, on a free outdoor walking tour led by one of our volunteer docents. You'll walk along the waterfront, cross marsh boardwalks and hike through the forest, while learning about SERC’s cutting-edge research projects on climate change and other issues where the land meets the sea.

    Tours last approximately 90 minutes, and involve about 1/2 mile of walking, starting at the Reed Education Center (directions). These tours are adult-oriented and will include walks on forest paths and marsh walkways. Proper footwear is required (no flip-flops).

    Tours are limited to 10 people and require advance signup. If you have questions or comments, or if the tour you wish to attend is at capacity and you would like to be added to a waitlist, send us a message at SERCPublictours@si.edu 

    ***Please be advised that there is currently no potable water down at the Reed Center. There are hand sanitizer stations to supplement hand washing. We advise to bring drinking water from home.***

    Know before you go!

    • To protect our visitors and staff from COVID-19, masks are required to use the indoor restrooms in the Reed Education Center. Read more about our safety precautions in our COVID-19 Visitor Guide.
    • SERC loves animals, but because we're an active research facility, we sadly can't accommodate pets on tours! Please leave all pets at home except service animals.
    • By signing up for this tour, you consent to having your photograph taken and your name and image used by the Smithsonian for outreach and other standard museum purposes. Read our full photo release form here. Prefer not to have your photo taken? Let us know at SERCPublicTours@si.edu 24 hours before your tour, or simply tell your tour guide at the event. 

    Register

    Registration Form
    The number of spaces you wish to reserve. 5 spaces remaining.
    The email to associate with this registration.
    10:00AM - 11:30AM

Sep 18, 2021, Oct 16, 2021, Oct 16, 2021, Oct 23, 2021, Oct 30, 2021

  • Public Canoe Trips

    Public Canoe Trips

    Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 8:00am - 12:00pm Saturday, October 16, 2021 - 8:30am - 11:30am

    Join staff from SERC for either a 2.5 or 4 hour, socially distanced, canoe trip. Sign up by emailing (SERCOutreach@si.edu). 

    Event Details

    Dates/ Times:

    • Sept. 18th (8 am-Noon) 4 hrs.
    • Oct. 16th (8:30 am-11:30 am) 2.5 hrs.
    • Oct.16th (12:45 pm-3 pm) 2.5 hrs.
    • October 23rd (9 am-1 pm) 4 hrs.
    • Oct. 30th (9 am-12:30 pm) 2.5 hrs.

    Cost:
    Payment is cash or credit only, you MUST PRE-REGISTER by emailing sercoutreach@si.edu.

    2.5 Hour Trips
    $18: 8-13 year olds
    $20: 14- adult

    4 Hour Trips - include a snack stop (bring your own) and a stop to seine for fish
    $23: 8-13 year olds
    $25: 14- adult

    Trips are:

    • limited to 16 people
    • open to ages 8+
    • pairs and families suggested
    • following federal government COVID-19 safety guidelines
    • Masking required when social distancing can't be maintained and when inside federal buildings
    9:00AM - 1:00PM
  • Public Canoe Trips

    Public Canoe Trips

    Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 8:00am - 12:00pm Saturday, October 16, 2021 - 8:30am - 11:30am

    Join staff from SERC for either a 2.5 or 4 hour, socially distanced, canoe trip. Sign up by emailing (SERCOutreach@si.edu). 

    Event Details

    Dates/ Times:

    • Sept. 18th (8 am-Noon) 4 hrs.
    • Oct. 16th (8:30 am-11:30 am) 2.5 hrs.
    • Oct.16th (12:45 pm-3 pm) 2.5 hrs.
    • October 23rd (9 am-1 pm) 4 hrs.
    • Oct. 30th (9 am-12:30 pm) 2.5 hrs.

    Cost:
    Payment is cash or credit only, you MUST PRE-REGISTER by emailing sercoutreach@si.edu.

    2.5 Hour Trips
    $18: 8-13 year olds
    $20: 14- adult

    4 Hour Trips - include a snack stop (bring your own) and a stop to seine for fish
    $23: 8-13 year olds
    $25: 14- adult

    Trips are:

    • limited to 16 people
    • open to ages 8+
    • pairs and families suggested
    • following federal government COVID-19 safety guidelines
    • Masking required when social distancing can't be maintained and when inside federal buildings
    9:00AM - 12:30PM

Oct 23, 2021

  • SERC Public Walking Tour: Saturday, October 23rd

    SERC Public Walking Tour: Saturday, October 23rd

    Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:30am
    Event Location
    Reed Education Center

    Experience an insider's view of SERC on one of our free public tours. Learn about SERC’s long-term environmental research on marshes, trees, water quality, and the impacts of carbon dioxide on our land, water, and air. 

    Advance Registration Required
    Yes

    Event Details

    Experience an insider's view of SERC, on a free outdoor walking tour led by one of our volunteer docents. You'll walk along the waterfront, cross marsh boardwalks and hike through the forest, while learning about SERC’s cutting-edge research projects on climate change and other issues where the land meets the sea.

    Tours last approximately 90 minutes, and involve about 1/2 mile of walking, starting at the Reed Education Center (directions). These tours are adult-oriented and will include walks on forest paths and marsh walkways. Proper footwear is required (no flip-flops).

    Tours are limited to 10 people and require advance signup. If you have questions or comments, or if the tour you wish to attend is at capacity and you would like to be added to a waitlist, send us a message at SERCPublictours@si.edu. Additionally, if a tour has two or fewer registrations, it may be subject to cancelation. 

    ***Please be advised that there is currently no potable water down at the Reed Center. There are hand sanitizer stations to supplement hand washing. We advise to bring drinking water from home.***

    Know before you go!

    • To protect our visitors and staff from COVID-19, masks are required to use the indoor restrooms in the Reed Education Center. Read more about our safety precautions in our COVID-19 Visitor Guide.
    • SERC loves animals, but because we're an active research facility, we sadly can't accommodate pets on tours! Please leave all pets at home except service animals.
    • By signing up for this tour, you consent to having your photograph taken and your name and image used by the Smithsonian for outreach and other standard museum purposes. Read our full photo release form here. Prefer not to have your photo taken? Let us know at SERCPublicTours@si.edu 24 hours before your tour, or simply tell your tour guide at the event. 

    Register

    Registration Form
    The number of spaces you wish to reserve. 10 spaces remaining.
    The email to associate with this registration.
    10:00AM - 11:30AM

Oct 27, 2021

  • SERC Public Walking Tour: Wednesday, October 27th

    SERC Public Walking Tour: Wednesday, October 27th

    Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:30am
    Event Location
    Reed Education Center

    Experience an insider's view of SERC on one of our free public tours. Learn about SERC’s long-term environmental research on marshes, trees, water quality, and the impacts of carbon dioxide on our land, water, and air. 

    Advance Registration Required
    Yes

    Event Details

    Experience an insider's view of SERC, on a free outdoor walking tour led by one of our volunteer docents. You'll walk along the waterfront, cross marsh boardwalks and hike through the forest, while learning about SERC’s cutting-edge research projects on climate change and other issues where the land meets the sea.

    Tours last approximately 90 minutes, and involve about 1/2 mile of walking, starting at the Reed Education Center (directions). These tours are adult-oriented and will include walks on forest paths and marsh walkways. Proper footwear is required (no flip-flops).

    Tours are limited to 10 people and require advance signup. If you have questions or comments, or if the tour you wish to attend is at capacity and you would like to be added to a waitlist, send us a message at SERCPublictours@si.edu 

    ***Please be advised that there is currently no potable water down at the Reed Center. There are hand sanitizer stations to supplement hand washing. We advise to bring drinking water from home.***

    Know before you go!

    • To protect our visitors and staff from COVID-19, masks are required to use the indoor restrooms in the Reed Education Center. Read more about our safety precautions in our COVID-19 Visitor Guide.
    • SERC loves animals, but because we're an active research facility, we sadly can't accommodate pets on tours! Please leave all pets at home except service animals.
    • By signing up for this tour, you consent to having your photograph taken and your name and image used by the Smithsonian for outreach and other standard museum purposes. Read our full photo release form here. Prefer not to have your photo taken? Let us know at SERCPublicTours@si.edu 24 hours before your tour, or simply tell your tour guide at the event. 

    Register

    Registration Form
    The number of spaces you wish to reserve. 6 spaces remaining.
    The email to associate with this registration.
    10:00AM - 11:30AM

Oct 30, 2021

  • SERC Public Walking Tour: Saturday, October 30th

    SERC Public Walking Tour: Saturday, October 30th

    Saturday, October 30, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:30am
    Event Location
    Reed Education Center

    Experience an insider's view of SERC on one of our free public tours. Learn about SERC’s long-term environmental research on marshes, trees, water quality, and the impacts of carbon dioxide on our land, water, and air. 

    Advance Registration Required
    Yes

    Event Details

    Experience an insider's view of SERC, on a free outdoor walking tour led by one of our volunteer docents. You'll walk along the waterfront, cross marsh boardwalks and hike through the forest, while learning about SERC’s cutting-edge research projects on climate change and other issues where the land meets the sea.

    Tours last approximately 90 minutes, and involve about 1/2 mile of walking, starting at the Reed Education Center (directions). These tours are adult-oriented and will include walks on forest paths and marsh walkways. Proper footwear is required (no flip-flops).

    Tours are limited to 10 people and require advance signup. If you have questions or comments, or if the tour you wish to attend is at capacity and you would like to be added to a waitlist, send us a message at SERCPublictours@si.edu 

    ***Please be advised that there is currently no potable water down at the Reed Center. There are hand sanitizer stations to supplement hand washing. We advise to bring drinking water from home.***

    Know before you go!

    • To protect our visitors and staff from COVID-19, masks are required to use the indoor restrooms in the Reed Education Center. Read more about our safety precautions in our COVID-19 Visitor Guide.
    • SERC loves animals, but because we're an active research facility, we sadly can't accommodate pets on tours! Please leave all pets at home except service animals.
    • By signing up for this tour, you consent to having your photograph taken and your name and image used by the Smithsonian for outreach and other standard museum purposes. Read our full photo release form here. Prefer not to have your photo taken? Let us know at SERCPublicTours@si.edu 24 hours before your tour, or simply tell your tour guide at the event. 

    Register

    Registration Form
    The number of spaces you wish to reserve. 10 spaces remaining.
    The email to associate with this registration.
    10:00AM - 11:30AM