Watch for winter seals and seabirds during a boat tour of Woods Hole

Hosted by the Buzzards Bay Coalition on Sunday, Dec. 11

Join the Buzzards Bay Coalition on Sunday, Dec. 11 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. for a heated boat tour to look for seals and winter seabirds around Woods Hole.

Beginning at the Woods Hole Community Hall (68 Water St., Woods Hole), guests will learn about harbor seals and seabirds in Buzzards Bay and beyond. Then the group will board a heated boat to search for these playful mammals on the water. The boat tour will last about one hour. Binoculars will be provided, or participants can bring their own.

The cost for this boat tour is $20 for Buzzards Bay Coalition members, $30 for non-members, and $15 for children under 12. Advanced registration is required. To buy tickets online, visit or contact the Buzzards Bay Coalition at (508) 999-6363 ext. 219 or [email protected].

This is the first of five Seal and Seabird Watches the Coalition will host in Woods Hole this winter. Future tours will take place on Saturday, Jan. 7; Saturday, Jan. 21; Saturday, Feb. 4; and Sunday, Feb. 19.

This event is part of Discover Buzzards Bay, an initiative to help people across the Buzzards Bay region find unique and exciting ways to explore the outdoors, get some exercise and connect with nature. Local residents can use Discover Buzzards Bay to get outside and discover woods, wetlands and waterways from Fall River to Falmouth. To learn more, visit Discover Buzzards Bay is sponsored by Southcoast Health. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on