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Center for Wild Bird Rehabilitation Research

VINS Center for Wild Bird Rehabilitation (CWBR) staff is aiding in monitoring the health of avian wildlife. Partnering with various organizations, CWBR is contributing to research efforts focused on Common Loon and Ruffed Grouse conservation, as well as leading a study on blood parasites in Vermont wild birds.

New Spring Program Schedule

VINS welcomes the spring season by extending open hours at the VINS Nature Center and offering new daily programs. Beginning May 1, VINS Nature Center will resume live bird programs, and the Forest Exhibit and Reptile Room will be open to viewers of all ages.

VINS Announces Winter Raptor Research Project

This winter and early spring, VINS is collecting information about the winter distribution of Red-tailed Hawks in the Champlain Valley of Vermont. The goal is to better understand the size of the wintering ranges required by individual Red-tailed Hawks, as well as the available food supply.

VT Nature Newsletter

VT Nature Spring 2021

VT Nature

Spring/Summer 2021

VINS remains a safe outdoor experience. Being close to nature at the VINS Nature Center is the perfect antidote.

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VT Nature

Fall/Winter 2020-21

VINS adapts in this challenging time and continues offer virtual and outdoor learning and new research projects.

VT Nature FY21 Spring

VT Nature

Spring/Summer 2020

We encourage everyone to join the VINS Nature Center this summer in taking steps to protect birds and their habitats.