About Us Contact Us 802.359.5000 firstname.lastname@example.org Nature Center Hours VINS Nature Center 10am to 5pm Daily Accepting Injured Birds 8am to 4:30pm Daily 802.359.5000 x212 Get Directions VINS History Caring for the Natural World VINS' mission is to motivate individuals and communities to care for the environment through education, research, and avian wildlife rehabilitation. Our programs and services engage and instill in people of all backgrounds a desire to care for the wildlife and diverse natural habitats they encounter in their daily lives. We offer relevant environmental education programs for adults, families, and school children; partner with leading conservation organizations to promote environmental science field research; and operate New England’s premier avian wildlife rehabilitation clinic at the Nature Center. VINS has been a leader in environmental education and wildlife conservation and care since 1972. We are known nationally for innovative natural science curricula and education programs for learners of all ages.