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VINS Preview of the Forest Canopy Walk

On Saturday, September 28, join us 40 feet above the forest floor as we take our first steps onto the Forest Canopy Walk in the forest. This elevated walkway rises above the forest floor, into the canopy, bringing guests face-to-face with a world they’ve only ever seen from far below.

Dartmouth Students Select VINS to Receive Pop-Up Foundation Grant

In June 2019, 16 students in Dartmouth College’s course “Leadership in Civil Society: Philanthropy in the Nonprofit Sector” invited grant applications to their “pop-up foundation,” formed for the purpose of the class. The students selected VINS, which received $5,000 for its educational programs.

Join Us Among the Trees at VINS

Over the winter, a remarkable transformation has been happening quietly along the banks of the Ottauquechee River in Quechee, VT. At the VINS Nature Center, poles and a walkway have picked up where the nature trail leaves off, lifting off from the forest floor and rising into the treetops.

VT Nature Newsletter

Bird Feeding

VT Nature

Spring/Summer 2019

New exhibits at the VINS Nature Center include the Forest Canopy Walk and Outdoor Classroom.

FY19 Fall VT Nature

VT Nature

Fall/Winter 2018-19

We mark the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, that has saved the lives of millions of birds.

Eastern Bluebird

VT Nature

Spring/Summer 2018

As VINS’ co-founder Sally Laughlin once said, “It was the people who believed in it, who made it happen."