VINS Hosts a Day with Northern Woodlands

VINS Hosts a Day with Northern Woodlands

Please join us at the Vermont Institute for Natural Science in Quechee, Vermont on Saturday, October 15, 10 am - 5 pm for a fun, family-friendly celebration to mark the publication of The Outside Story, Volume 2, and celebrate the Wellborn Ecology Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation’s remarkable legacy of promoting ecological and environmental science knowledge in the Upper Valley.

Schedule of Events

10:00 am
Activity stations open – Beavers, moose and fish, oh my! These kid-friendly stations will be open 10 am - 5 pm, and staffed by VINS educators.

10:30 am
“ValleyQuest at VINS,” a guided treasure hunt at VINS, led by Vital Communities volunteers

11:00 am
VINS live raptor program

1:00 pm
Presentation by Kevin Peterson, Senior Program Officer, Upper Valley Region, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

1:20 pm
Reading and comments by author and community leader Tim Traver

1:40 pm
Storytelling by author Michael Caduto

2:30 pm
Presentation by Dietland Müller-Schwarze on beavers and tree chemical defenses, based on his article in The Outside Story, Vol. II, “Arms Race in the Woods”

3:30 pm
Afternoon raptor program: Magnificent Migrations

Click here for directions to the Vermont Institute for Natural Science.