On December 14, 2017

Snowy owls get their day at VINS — What’s not to appreciate?

Courtesy of VINS

Learn about — and meet up close and in person — snowy owls during a day totally dedicated to the raptor, at VINS.

Saturday, Dec. 16, 10 a.m.—QUECHEE— Harry Potter had the best pet owl, right? Join VINS as they explore the frosty world of the snowy owl on Saturday, Dec. 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Learn how they survive the harshness of the Arctic and how unique they are compared to other owls. Plus, visitors will have the chance to view resident male and female snowy owls on exhibit.

Programs throughout the day include: Snowy Owl Biofacts in the pavilion all day; making snowy owl-themed crafts in the classroom, all day; Snowy Owl Chat in the enclosure at 10:30 a.m.; Outstanding Owls in the pavilion at 11 a.m.; Nature Documentary at noon in the pavilion; FeederWatch at 1 p.m. in the Crawl Space; Raptor Chats at 1:30 p.m. in the enclosures; Predators of the Sky at 2 p.m. in the Pavilion; Raptor Feeding Time at 2:45 p.m. in the bald eagle enclosure; and Snowy Owl Chat at 3:15 p.m. in the enclosure, where guests can meet the resident owls.

All programs are included in admission. For more information, visit vinsweb.org or call 802-359-5000. VINS is located at 6565 Woodstock Road., Quechee.

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