News & Press Releases

VINS Partners with Trout Unlimited

VINS is delighted to partner with the Vermont Council of Trout Unlimited to support the Trout in the Classroom (TIC) program in schools across the state. Trout in the Classroom is an environmental education program in which students raise brook trout from eggs delivered in January by Trout Unlimited before releasing them in a local stream in late spring.

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VINS Receives Prestigious Recognition for Forest Canopy Walk

At its recent 50th Anniversary celebration, the Vermont Institute of Natural Science was honored with a first-of-its-kind recognition. Presented by Dr. Margaret “Canopy Meg” Lowman, VINS was given a Platinum Plaque from Mission Green, a new program whose mission it is to save 10 of the world’s most endangered forests by 2030 through the creation of canopy walkways.

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VINS Presents Artist Jennifer MaHarry

Fine art photographer Jennifer MaHarry channels her love of wildlife into images that capture the spirit of each subject. Jennifer’s work has appeared in major newspapers, magazines, museums, art galleries and international art fairs with notable celebrities collecting her work. Photographs are printed on archival papers — either 100% natural handmade or cotton rag, using archival inks, framed in solid wood frames.

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VT Nature Newsletter


VT Nature

Spring/Summer 2024

VINS strives to be a leading voice in conservation, preservation and environmental education.

Fall 2023-2024 VT Nature

VT Nature

Fall/Winter 2023-24

A VINS publication including articles on American Kestrel Monitoring, VINS School Spotlight, and more!

Vermont Nature Spring 2023

VT Nature

Spring/Summer 2023

VINS is more committed than ever to continue its role as a leading voice in conservation and environmental education.