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Artist Exhibition – Jeanette Fournier

JANUARY 10 - APRIL 30 - Jeanette is a self-taught artist whose watercolor paintings are inspired by her passion for and love of the natural world. She specializes in illustrative drawings and paintings of animals, birds and nature, which reflect a distinct and original style.

Event Series Raptors Up Close

Raptors Up Close

Take flight with us on an unforgettable experience! We’ll show you the unique nature of some of the world’s most highly skilled predators – raptors! In this live bird demonstration you’ll gain an up-close view and an in-depth understanding of these majestic birds.

Weathering the Winter: Winter Wildlife Survival Skills

VINS Nature Center 149 Natures Way, Quechee

FEBRUARY 3 - Ever wonder how birds know which way is south, or how a turtle can breathe underwater? Join a VINS educator to discover all the different ways our wildlife survives winter. Meet some of our animal ambassador survival specialists and learn each of their methods for dealing with the cold. Next test out your skills in a migration scavenger hunt, a hibernation habitat search, and a foraging foray.

Event Series Songbird Aviary Tour

Songbird Aviary Tour

Spend some time in our newest exhibit – the Songbird Aviary! Our docents will familiarize you with this special group of birds and point out the ways you can make a great habitat for these important creatures in your own backyard.

Event Series Animal Encounter

Animal Encounter

Meet an ambassador animal and hear their story while we learn about the adaptations they have that help their species survive in the wild. Join us for a reptile ambassador on Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday, or a raptor ambassador on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday!