Meet the Lambs

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Spring is bursting from all corners of Merck Forest -- from the farm to the fields to the forest. Come join us for our springtime open house as we welcome new lambs, chicks, piglets, green growing things, and more. We'll have activities and exploration for the whole family, and food available as well. 11am- 3pm, […]

$5

Woods Walk: Forest Stewardship Practices for the Birds

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

What does forest management for the birds look like? Join Tim Duclos, Audubon Vermont's Forest Program Senior Associate, for a walk through a forestry project at Merck Forest and Farmland Center tailored to increase habitat for birds and the forest's resilience to climate change.We'll wend our way along the Discovery and  McCormick trails, practicing bird […]

Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5
Event Series Full Moon Hike

Full Moon Hike

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

The moon will be rising in the east tonight, and hopefully skies will be clear! Join us for a guided moon-lit hike on our trails on a wintery evening. We will be on the hunt for birds, owls, mushrooms and all that spring has to offer on the mountain. All participants must be able to […]

$10
Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5
Event Series Saturday Meet & Feed

Saturday Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as they go about afternoon wellness checks on the farm animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and pigs during our daily routine. Limited to 12 people Admission is $10pp; children under 5 are free please register HERE. Due to the low cost of this program, no refunds will […]

$5
Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5
Event Series Thursday Meet & Feed

Thursday Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as they go about afternoon wellness checks on the farm animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and pigs during our daily routine. Limited to 12 people Admission is $10pp; children under 5 are free please register HERE. Due to the low cost of this program, no refunds will […]

$5
Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5

Game of Logging, Level 3

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Game of Logging chainsaw safety courses: Level 3, focusing on Limbing, Bucking, and Difficult Trees. Successful completion of Levels 1 - 2 is required before enrolling in Level 3. Participants must bring their own chainsaw, PPE, including a safety helmet with face shield, eye and ear protection, and chaps, as well as lunch, water, and […]

$250

Photographing Spring (Southern Vermont Arts Center Workshop)

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Celebrate spring with photographer Thom Williams. Explore Merck’s barns, pastures, wetlands, woodlands and vistas during this one-day photography workshop. Our farm manager will allow photographers special access to the barns and pastures and share information about Merck’s plants, land and animals, as we explore the myriad opportunities for nature photography that this extraordinary campus offers. […]

Event Series Saturday Meet & Feed

Saturday Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as they go about afternoon wellness checks on the farm animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and pigs during our daily routine. Limited to 12 people Admission is $10pp; children under 5 are free please register HERE. Due to the low cost of this program, no refunds will […]

$5

Game of Logging, Level 4

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Game of Logging chainsaw safety courses: Level 4, focusing on Storm Cleanup. Successful completion of Levels 1, 2 and 3 is required before enrolling in Level 4. Participants must bring their own chainsaw, PPE, including a safety helmet with face shield, eye and ear protection, and chaps, as well as lunch, water, and snacks for […]

$250
Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5
Event Series Thursday Meet & Feed

Thursday Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as they go about afternoon wellness checks on the farm animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and pigs during our daily routine. Limited to 12 people Admission is $10pp; children under 5 are free please register HERE. Due to the low cost of this program, no refunds will […]

$5
Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5
Event Series Saturday Meet & Feed

Saturday Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as they go about afternoon wellness checks on the farm animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and pigs during our daily routine. Limited to 12 people Admission is $10pp; children under 5 are free please register HERE. Due to the low cost of this program, no refunds will […]

$5
Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5
Event Series Thursday Meet & Feed

Thursday Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as they go about afternoon wellness checks on the farm animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and pigs during our daily routine. Limited to 12 people Admission is $10pp; children under 5 are free please register HERE. Due to the low cost of this program, no refunds will […]

$5
Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5
Event Series Saturday Meet & Feed

Saturday Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as they go about afternoon wellness checks on the farm animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and pigs during our daily routine. Limited to 12 people Admission is $10pp; children under 5 are free please register HERE. Due to the low cost of this program, no refunds will […]

$5
Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5
Event Series Thursday Meet & Feed

Thursday Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as they go about afternoon wellness checks on the farm animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and pigs during our daily routine. Limited to 12 people Admission is $10pp; children under 5 are free please register HERE. Due to the low cost of this program, no refunds will […]

$5
Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5
Event Series Full Moon Hike

Full Moon Hike

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

The moon will be rising in the east tonight, and hopefully skies will be clear! Join us for a guided moon-lit hike on our trails on a wintery evening. We will be on the hunt for birds, owls, mushrooms and all that spring has to offer on the mountain. All participants must be able to […]

$10
Event Series Saturday Meet & Feed

Saturday Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as they go about afternoon wellness checks on the farm animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and pigs during our daily routine. Limited to 12 people Admission is $10pp; children under 5 are free please register HERE. Due to the low cost of this program, no refunds will […]

$5
Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5
Event Series Thursday Meet & Feed

Thursday Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as they go about afternoon wellness checks on the farm animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and pigs during our daily routine. Limited to 12 people Admission is $10pp; children under 5 are free please register HERE. Due to the low cost of this program, no refunds will […]

$5
Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5
Event Series Saturday Meet & Feed

Saturday Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as they go about afternoon wellness checks on the farm animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and pigs during our daily routine. Limited to 12 people Admission is $10pp; children under 5 are free please register HERE. Due to the low cost of this program, no refunds will […]

$5

Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5
Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5
Event Series Saturday Meet & Feed

Saturday Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as they go about afternoon wellness checks on the farm animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and pigs during our daily routine. Limited to 12 people Admission is $10pp; children under 5 are free please register HERE. Due to the low cost of this program, no refunds will […]

$5
Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5
Event Series Thursday Meet & Feed

Thursday Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as they go about afternoon wellness checks on the farm animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and pigs during our daily routine. Limited to 12 people Admission is $10pp; children under 5 are free please register HERE. Due to the low cost of this program, no refunds will […]

$5
Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5

Summer Explore-a-thon

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

For families and friends of all ages, we'll spend the day celebrating different ways to explore and experience the outdoors. Join us as we use art, movement, outdoor skill building, observation & science and more to enjoy the outdoor landscape. Food will be available; event is from 11am-3pm for a suggested donation of $5pp at […]

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Event Series Saturday Meet & Feed

Saturday Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as they go about afternoon wellness checks on the farm animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and pigs during our daily routine. Limited to 12 people Admission is $10pp; children under 5 are free please register HERE. Due to the low cost of this program, no refunds will […]

$5
Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5
Event Series Thursday Meet & Feed

Thursday Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as they go about afternoon wellness checks on the farm animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and pigs during our daily routine. Limited to 12 people Admission is $10pp; children under 5 are free please register HERE. Due to the low cost of this program, no refunds will […]

$5
Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5
Event Series Saturday Meet & Feed

Saturday Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as they go about afternoon wellness checks on the farm animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and pigs during our daily routine. Limited to 12 people Admission is $10pp; children under 5 are free please register HERE. Due to the low cost of this program, no refunds will […]

$5
Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5
Event Series Thursday Meet & Feed

Thursday Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as they go about afternoon wellness checks on the farm animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and pigs during our daily routine. Limited to 12 people Admission is $10pp; children under 5 are free please register HERE. Due to the low cost of this program, no refunds will […]

$5
Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5
Event Series Saturday Meet & Feed

Saturday Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as they go about afternoon wellness checks on the farm animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and pigs during our daily routine. Limited to 12 people Admission is $10pp; children under 5 are free please register HERE. Due to the low cost of this program, no refunds will […]

$5
Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5

Event Series Thursday Meet & Feed

Thursday Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as they go about afternoon wellness checks on the farm animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and pigs during our daily routine. Limited to 12 people Admission is $10pp; children under 5 are free please register HERE. Due to the low cost of this program, no refunds will […]

$5
Event Series K&C W&F

Kits & Cubs W&F

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, our preschool/toddler and caregiver meet-up group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 am. Meet at the Visitor Center for themed nature exploration and activities, songs, story time, and take-home crafts. Weather/Season-appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Email us HERE with any questions. Pre-registration is required for each […]

$5
Event Series Saturday Meet & Feed

Saturday Meet & Feed

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as they go about afternoon wellness checks on the farm animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and pigs during our daily routine. Limited to 12 people Admission is $10pp; children under 5 are free please register HERE. Due to the low cost of this program, no refunds will […]

$5