Winter Tracking Workshop — in a New Format!

Learn about winter ecology and find out what animals are active in the winter and how to identify them by the signs they leave behind. In a pre-recorded presentation, Conservation Manager Tim Duclos will discuss basic techniques of tracking forest wildlife in winter, and will introduce registrants to the use of the iNaturalist smart-phone application to record and share …

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$10

Winter Bird Ecology Program Online

Join conservation manager Tim Duclos on for an online workshop on our feathered winter residents. Tim is a published ecologist with expertise on the effects of climate change upon avian ecology and in this presentation, he will cover species which overwinter in the southern Vermont region, exploring the who, where, why, and how to this particular …

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$10

Owl Program NEW FORMAT!!

We have a new ONLINE format for our popular Owl Presentation and Hike: Join Conservation manager Tim Duclos for a pre-recorded presentation focused on the various owls in our region. Tim is a published ecologist whose expertise includes the effects of climate change upon avian ecology.  He will describe the owl species whooo occupy our region, their adaptive strategies, …

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$10

Pop-Up Farm Exploration

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert

A 2 hour pop-up farm experience where families will have the opportunity to help with caring for our chickens, sheep, and horses; start some seeds to take home, and help prune our apple trees. Bring a snack and water, dress in layers and wear warm, waterproof footwear. To be held, rain or shine, please dress …

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$5

Pop-up Aquatic Exploration

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert

A 2-hour pop-up aquatic experience where families will have the opportunity to trace a raindrop from our watershed to the pond, where we'll scoop for frogs and salamanders. Bring a snack and water, dress in layers and wear warm, waterproof footwear. To be held, rain or shine, please dress appropriately - temperatures are cooler on …

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$5