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Artist Exhibition – Ian Clark

MAY 1 - JULY 31 - Ian Clark’s nature photography contains over 400 species from the Bay of Fundy to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Ian’s work has appeared in numerous books, magazines, newspapers, calendars and print ads. These days, his photo shoots include editorial, stock and commercial users from his home in West Newbury, VT.

Event Series Birding Meet-ups

Birding Meet-ups

MAY 25 & 28 - Join us for a Birding Meet-up in May! Meet-ups will take place in different locations each time so that we can visit the varied habitats of our region and observe the diverse birdlife that inhabit each.

Event Series Forest Fairy Hunts

Forest Fairy Hunts

SATURDAYS / MAY 25, JUN 15, AUG 31, SEP 28 - Where do milkweed pods become bathtubs and beds, and acorn caps become dinnerware? In Fairy Town at VINS, of course! Join the Fairy Court to help search the forest for our hidden fairy friends in a scavenger hunt adventure! Forest Fairy hunts offer children and their families a unique opportunity to learn about and connect with the natural world and to nurture respect for the environment.

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.

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!