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  • Tiny Patient: Rehabilitating an Eastern Screech Owl
    by Anna Autilio, Environmental Educator and Grae O’Toole, Wildlife Keeper The screech owl could barely open his eyes at first. Early in the new year, a tiny treasure arrived at...
  • Bringing Birders Together: The Great Backyard Bird Count!
    By Anna Autilio Lead Environmental Educator In 2018, we mark the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the most powerful and important bird-protection law ever passed. In honor of...
  • Celebrate the Migratory Bird Treaty Act! #YearoftheBird
    by Anna Autilio Lead Environmental Educator 2018 is the Year of the Bird, and the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. What is the MBTA and why...
  • Winter Storm: Snowy Owl
    by Anna Autilio Lead, Environmental Educator VINS Ambassador "Snowy" - Allegra Boverman Winter has barely begun, and it is already shaping up to be another Snowy Owl irruption year!...
  • The Fab Five: Meet Our New Birds!
    by Anna Autilio Lead, Environmental Educator This summer, VINS was fortunate to welcome a whopping five new birds to the education team. We are excited to introduce...
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Year of the Bird
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In February, we will be bringing friends and neighbors together in the spirit of the Year of the Bird during the Great Backyard Bird Count.
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Artist Exhibition with Matt Patterson
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The Great Backyard Bird Count
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Owl Festival
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Raptors Up Close
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Raptors
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Daily Programs - In this intimate encounter you will explore the fascinating lives of raptors, and find out how we train them.
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All About Owls in February
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Join us in February for our Owl events which include Family Owl Prowl, Feb 16, and Owl Festival, Feb 24 & 25.
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