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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.
SEPTEMBER 3 - NOVEMBER 30 - Fine art photographer Jennifer MaHarry channels her love of wildlife into images that capture the spirit of each subject. Jennifer tries to show wild animals as individuals with nuanced personalities and emotions. She believes that the more people empathize with these creatures, the more they'll be inspired to protect them.
Join us as we explore the natural world through the eyes of raptors. Be amazed by these efficient predators in an engaging presentation featuring VINS’ feathered ambassadors.
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.
Join a VINS Educator to learn all about our resident reptiles! We’ll listen to stories about how these creatures got their awesome adaptations, and meet a turtle or a snake.
SEPTEMBER 3 - Lords, Ladies, all are invited to celebrate the Sport of Kings – Falconry! Experience the history, language and traditions of this 3000-year-old practice of hunting alongside a trained raptor.