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VINS Nature Center – Open Daily 10am – 4pm

We require you to reserve tickets in advance (including VINS Members). All outdoor exhibits are open: Raptors, Songbirds, Adventure Playscape, Nature Trails (snowshoes available) and the amazing Forest Canopy Walk (excluding the Spider Web). In addition the Birds Are Dinosaurs exhibit is open. Book a Private Raptor Encounter (available in-person or virtually). Our Nature Store is available online or virtually.

Earth Day Photo Contest

APRIL 1-23 - As the snow melts away and buds begin to burst, there are so many reasons to celebrate spring! Leading up to VINS' celebration of Earth Day on April 24, we ask you to share with us your favorite sign of spring with a photo.

Part 1: Bat Conservation in the Time of COVID-19

APRIL 1 - VINS is pleased to bring together a panel of experts who will provide background on coronaviruses, explain why bats may be particularly vulnerable and discuss the critical steps Vermont has taken to protect bat populations during the time of COVID-19 and beyond.