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Special Events

Behind-the-Scenes Tour

AUGUST 18 – On this exclusive behind-the-scenes experience you will discover the steps it takes to rehabilitate and release hundreds of wild birds. Meet some of our current patients, the rehabbers that take care of them, and hear a story of one of our permanent resident education raptors.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour

AUGUST 31 – On this exclusive behind-the-scenes experience you will discover the steps it takes to rehabilitate and release hundreds of wild birds. Meet some of our current patients, the rehabbers that take care of them, and hear a story of one of our permanent residence education raptors.

Marvelous Mammals Festival

SEPTEMBER 1 – Join us for a day exploring the amazing lives of mammals. Discover the specialties of our furred cousins and find out how important they are to the natural world.

International Vulture Awareness Day

SEPTEMBER 7 – Come join us to learn about these amazing, ecologically important creatures, and even meet a few up close. Help spread awareness of the conservation issues facing vulture species in Africa, Asia, and here in North America, while you fly through our vulture-themed activities.

VT Day – $5 Admission

SEPTEMBER 8 – Join us for VT Day at the VINS Nature Center. VINS is offering a special for $5 admission for Vermont residents – take in a live bird program, visit our special exhibits and enjoy the day! 

NH Day – $5 Admission

SEPTEMBER 15 – Join us for NH Day at the VINS Nature Center. VINS is offering a special for $5 admission for New Hampshire residents – take in a live bird program, visit our special exhibits and enjoy the day! 

Negotiating with Nature Film Screening

SEPTEMBER 19 – Join VINS for a screening of Negotiating with Nature, the new documentary by local filmmaker Stefan van Norden. Stefan will introduce his film and following the screening, will host a discussion and Q & A session.

Homeschool Program 2019-2020

SEPTEMBER 25 – VINS is excited to offer our Homeschool Program for the 2019/2020 Academic Year. Mark the days in your calendar and be sure to build these programs into your curriculum. Your home schoolers will be immersed in science and Place-Based education during your time at the VINS Nature Center!