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APRIL 2 - AUGUST 31 - View artwork by Margaret (Peggy) Lampe Kannenstine in the Neale Pavilion at the VINS Nature Center. Peggy is a local artist whose acrylic paintings and works on paper have been shown widely for decades and can be seen in many collections around the country.
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.
APRIL 22 - Join us for a film screening - Pandas! The documentary takes us to the mountains of Sichuan, China, a researcher forms a bond with Qian Qian, a panda who is about to experience nature for the first time. Meet Bear Expert Ben Kilham in a discussion after the film.
APRIL 23 - Join us for VINS' 50th Anniversary kick-off with an Earth Day Celebration! The day will include stories, games, live raptor programs, Stream Table exploration, geocaching, and more.