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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.
JUNE 7 - With new cases reported seemingly daily, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) presents a serious threat to wild and domestic birds around the world. Join VINS’ consulting veterinarian, Dr. Basil Tangredi, to learn about the biology and ecology of this dangerous virus.
JUNE 11 - Join us for a day celebrating all things reptiles! From turtle shells to snake smells, you will discover the amazing world of reptile adaptations with up close encounters, hands-on activities, crafts and more! With special guests, the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum and Wildlife Encounters showcasing their reptile ambassadors, it is guaranteed to be a remarkable Reptile Day!