Press Releases

VINS Presents Migratory Birds – Why Conservation in Panama Matters in Vermont

Migratory birds spend most of their lives not with us in Vermont but in the new world tropics (“Neo-tropics”) including Mexico, Central and South America. 

Earth Day Celebration

In conjunction with Earth Day we are celebrate the Year of the Bird, to mark the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Visitors to the VINS Nature Center learn how you can be “bird-friendly & planet-friendly” in their daily life.

VINS Presents Why Ice Storms Are Not Cool

During the winter of 2015/16, Hubbard Brook researchers succeeded in creating one of Mother Nature’s most extreme winter events: an ice storm.

VT Nature Newsletter

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.

Bald Eagle

VT Nature

Fall/Winter 2017-18

Like the 45 years prior, VINS continues to instill an appreciation for scientific discovery and environmental stewardship.

Quechee Gorge

VT Nature

Spring/Summer 2017

For nearly 13,000 years, the Ottauquechee River has been an invaluable resource for countless plant and animal species.