Arts, Dining & Entertainment

VTF&W expert to discuss climate change and its effect on wildlife

Thursday, Dec. 7, 7 p.m.—QUECHEE—The Vermont Institute of Natural Science will host an important and captivating talk with Tom Rogers from VT Fish and Wildlife Department on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. in the VINS Nature Center Classroom. An evening of colorful photos and captivating stories aims to answer many questions about a changing climate. Join the discussion to deepen the understanding of how climate change is affecting wildlife and what can be done to help conserve biodiversity in Vermont in the face of these new threats.

From warmer, wet winters to increasingly severe storms, our region’s climate is changing before our eyes and it presents many challenges to Vermont’s native wildlife. How might different species respond to those many challenges and what are conservationists doing to address them? Come to the event to find out answers.

Tom Rogers is a biologist who has worked on a variety of conservation projects, from zebras in Kenya to sage grouse and bald eagles in Wyoming. He has a M.S. in Wildlife Biology from the University of Montana. His graduate research focused on large carnivores such as grizzly bears and black bears in the Yellowstone ecosystem.

Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact or call 802-359-5000, ext. 245. A donation of $10 is suggested.

VINS is located at 6565 Woodstock Road, Quechee. Visit

Photo courtesy of VINS
Learn how climate change is affecting wildlife and what can be done to help conserve biodiversity with Vermont Fish & Wildlife expert Tom Rogers.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Mountain Times Newsletter

Sign up below to receive the weekly newsletter, which also includes top trending stories and what all the locals are talking about!