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APRIL 2 - JUNE 30 - 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.
MAY 13 - In collaboration with the Vermont Center for Ecostudies, VINS presents an Intro to iNaturalist. Join us to learn about this amazing tool that is both a useful species guide and Community Science Project. Learn how to effectively use this tool and contribute your own data to science. You will be ready to help with the VINS 2022 BioBlitz at our Community Science Fair!
MAY 14 - Join us for an early morning walk to identify as many birds as we can. Explore the various habitats at the VINS Nature Center to identify birds through site and sound. You will also learn how to contribute your data to eBird.
MAY 14 - Ever wonder what it’s like to be a Field Scientist and take an active role in conserving the environment? Join VINS for our very first Community Science Fair! VINS will be conducting a BioBlitz throughout the day in an attempt to catalog as many species as possible that call our campus home. Go on a nature hike, hunt for bugs in the meadow, pick up a net to find aquatic invertebrates in the river, join for an evening on the canopy walk to find moths and more!
MAY 14 - Join VINS for educational adventures during our Community Science Fair, Mothing on the Canopy Walk. Folks of all ages are invited to join us for a late night exploring the incredible world of moths and other nighttime flies.