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Richard C. Wheeler Bay Learning Center

114 Front St, New Bedford, MA 02740-7264
+1 508-999-6363
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Richard Wheeler, world class kayaker (NOVA special), knows Buzzards Bay, now we can

With the wonderful map and photos, a quick familiarity arises. Dick Wheeler kindly wrote an... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Mohlpowers
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Westport, Massachusetts
Learn more about Buzzards Bay

Give your kids an overview of the Buzzards Bay watershed, the streams, ponds and rivers that feed... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
pearlyww
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Westport MA USA
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Discover your Buzzards Bay at the Richard C. Wheeler Bay Learning Center, a free environmental exploration center located in downtown New Bedford’s Historic District. The Bay Learning Center is your destination to learn more about our local waters and how you can protect and enjoy them. Explore our 3-D Buzzards Bay map, fish tanks, and more. Open weekdays 9-5.
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5 weeks ago
“Richard Wheeler, world class kayaker (NOVA special), knows Buzzards Bay, now we can”
13 Nov 2017
“Learn more about Buzzards Bay”
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114 Front St, New Bedford, MA 02740-7264
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+1 508-999-6363
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

With the wonderful map and photos, a quick familiarity arises. Dick Wheeler kindly wrote an Introduction to my husband’s book on bird speech, Birdtalk— which he gave 80 talks on, two in the U.K., one in Milano, in Italian. (Radio Uno and RAI Tre had...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Give your kids an overview of the Buzzards Bay watershed, the streams, ponds and rivers that feed the Bay and their need for careful protection. Teach your children their activities far from the Bay affect the life in the Bay. Home of the BayKeepers watching...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit!! Very interesting 3-D map of Buzzards Bay, lots of information, and knowledgeable/friendly staff!!

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Named after a world-class kayaker, subject of a Nova Special "Haunted Cry of a Long Gone Bird," when he followed the route of the Great Auk, now extinct, from Funk Island N of Newfoundland to Buzzards Bay. Took the Auks a few weeks, Mr Wheeler,...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2016

The Richard C. Wheeler Bay Learning Center is an introduction to the advocative and visionary work of the Buzzards Bay Coalition. The exhibit is housed within the principal BBC administrative office building. The restored and green historic brick and granite building on Front Street gives...More

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