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VINS holds weekend-long celebration of Planet Earth

Courtesy VINS

Learn to preserve and protect the earth at VINS during its Earth Day celebration, April 21-22.

Saturday & Sunday, April 21-22, 10 a.m.—QUECHEE— Join VINS on April 21-22 for an all-weekend celebration of our planet this Earth Day. Events will be held from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. each day.

In conjunction with Earth Day, VINS is celebrating the Year of the Bird, to mark the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Learn how to be “bird-friendly and planet-friendly” in daily life. Simple changes around the house or yard can be bird-friendly and better for the climate. Explore the habitat needs of local animals by building fairy houses for them in the woods. Take a guided hike down to the famous Quechee Gorge and marvel at millions of years of geological change. Meet some of the resident raptors and reptiles up close, and learn what can be done to help these majestic creatures thrive in their environments.

For a full schedule of events, visit or call 802-359-5000. Events are included with admission. VINS Nature Center is located at 6565 Woodstock Road, Quechee.

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