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Press Releases

VINS Presents the 4th Annual en Plein Air Painting Festival Exhibition & Art Sale

Join artists from all over the country as they capture the remarkable beauty of the Ottauquechee and Connecticut River watersheds. Artists’ paintings are judged and awarded based on different categories.

VINS Presents Magnificent Mammals

Discover the specialties of our furred cousins and find out how important they are to the natural world. Magnificent Mammals will feature a variety of fascinating mammals introduced to you by wildlife presenters from around the region.

VINS Presents Fifth Annual Incredible Insect Festival

Fill the day with adventure as you encounter live caterpillars – more than 50 species from New England – and other insects up close and discover their importance to our world.

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."