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FEBRUARY 16 - Enjoy watching birds at your feeders? Want to learn more about helping the birds in your community? Then put your bird watching skills to work at VINS as we celebrate the Great Backyard Bird Count.
Amy Hook-Therrien is a watercolor artist. She loves to paint things from nature, waterfalls, trees, plants, and stones. It allows her to be freer in her painting style, as nothing ever looks exactly the same in nature.
Ever wonder what we feed all the different animals here at VINS? Or how we keep our residents healthy and happy? It’s breakfast time for our wood turtle - Turt! Join us as we feed our turtle a varied diet. Schedule is subject to change. Please check the daily schedule for availability.
In this intimate encounter you will explore the fascinating lives of raptors. Delve deep into subjects ranging from how we rehabilitate hundreds of birds each year, the fundamentals of how we train our raptors to the specialties of certain raptor groups like falcons and owls. You'll walk away with behind-the-scenes knowledge of how VINS cares…
Discover the amazing abilities of our scaly friends: the reptiles! Meet a reptile ambassador up close and learn about the adaptations of these beautiful creatures to their habitats here in New England.
In this guided walk through our enclosures, we'll share all kinds of insider information with you. From design and upkeep to the natural history of our resident raptors, you'll learn how we provide a high quality of life for all of our residents.
Join us as we explore the natural world through the eyes of raptors. Be amazed by these efficient predators in an engaging presentation featuring VINS’ feathered ambassadors.
If you’ve ever wondered what we feed our resident raptors, now is your chance to find out. We’ll show you what we feed, how we prepare it and then you can watch as our raptors eat their daily meal.