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Join VINS for artist reception at Collective

Join VINS for artist reception at Collective

Thursday, June 22, 5 p.m.—QUECHEE—The Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) is proud to partner with Collective in Woodstock to introduce the artwork of Jim Maas. Collective will hold a reception on Thursday, June 22, 5-7 p.m., featuring his work and will be launching more…

VINS showcases research of area middle schoolers

VINS showcases research of area middle schoolers

Monday, May 15, 10 a.m.—QUECHEE—The Vermont Institute of Natural Science is hosting an exciting research symposium Monday, May 15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The science symposium is designed for students, peers, teachers, parents, and other community members as well as representatives from various local and state…

Joins VINS for Earth Day March for Science

Joins VINS for Earth Day March for Science

Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m.—QUECHEE—Join the Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) as it celebrates Earth Day March for Science Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. On Earth Day, millions of people are celebrating environmental and climate literacy. Show love and appreciation for our planet…

VINS celebrates the Great Backyard Bird Count
Arts, Dining & Entertainment
February 15, 2017

VINS celebrates the Great Backyard Bird Count

Feb. 18-20—QUECHEE—Join the Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) for the Great Backyard Bird Count at the Nature Center campus Saturday, Feb. 18 through Monday, Feb. 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Become a citizen scientist for a day, and help VINS count the wild birds…

VINS presents dual-artist exhibit
Arts, Dining & Entertainment
February 1, 2017

VINS presents dual-artist exhibit

QUECHEE— The Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) is proud to present the artwork of two VINS volunteers. Richard Sachs and Betsy Carroll Smith each work in a different medium, photography and painting, respectively. The winter exhibition is presented in the VINS classroom, where both…

VINS presents eighth annual Winter Wildlife Celebration
Arts, Dining & Entertainment
January 11, 2017

VINS presents eighth annual Winter Wildlife Celebration

Saturday, Jan. 14 at 10 a.m.—QUECHEE—On Saturday, Jan. 14, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., the Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) will celebrate the wildlife of winter at the Nature Center with a fun-filled day of family activities. In the morning, join the Birds and Art program with VINS naturalists and…

VINS presents Ice Age Mammals on the Meadow
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December 14, 2016

VINS presents Ice Age Mammals on the Meadow

QUECHEE—The Vermont Institute of Natural Science has re-opened its spectacular outdoor exhibit titled “Ice Age Mammals on the Meadow.” This year, the exhibit features an Irish elk, a dire wolf, a saber-toothed Cat, and a handful of mastodons. The sculptures will be on display in…

VINS celebrates and appreciates the snowy owl
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December 7, 2016

VINS celebrates and appreciates the snowy owl

Saturday, Dec. 10 at 10 a.m.—QUECHEE—The Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) will celebrate Snowy Owl Appreciation Day on Saturday, Dec. 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. This full-day event is just one of the many winter-themed environmental education experiences VINS will offer throughout the season. Join…