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VINS Presents Artist Margaret Lampe Kannenstine

In celebration of VINS 50 Year Anniversary we are pleased to announce local artist Margaret (Peggy) Lampe Kannenstine’s art exhibit, open April 2 to June 30 in the Neale Pavilion at the VINS Nature Center. Peggy is an artist whose acrylic paintings and works on paper have been shown widely for decades, and are held in many permanent collections around the country.

New Development Director Dave Eastman

Dave Eastman is the new Development Director at VINS. Eastman brings a wealth of fundraising, marketing and management experience from other nonprofits, especially in education, as well as from the private sector. In addition, Eastman has long volunteered his time for conservation organization Trout Unlimited here in Vermont.

The Return of Escaped Harris’s Hawk Paige

The Vermont Institute of Natural Science is excited and relieved to announce that Paige, a Harris’s Hawk who flew off during a training session last month, is back home at the VINS Nature Center. Paige came to VINS in November of 2019 from a licensed falconer in Texas.

VT Nature Newsletter

Forest Canopy Walk

VT Nature

Fall/Winter 2021-22

At VINS, climate change compels us to educate our communities, and commit to reducing our carbon footprint.

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.