NBNC citizen science
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“...it was both enlightening and empowering. We not only learned about creatures that we had never seen before, but also held them and helped them. It provided an opportunity to remember how delicate the balance of life is and that we can choose to have a positive effect on our world."

— The Wetherell Family

Community Science

Building a Volunteer Science Community

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Owl Banding
Songbird Research
Amphibian Conservation
Christmas Bird Count

Community Science enlists the help of community volunteers to contribute data to major scientific research projects. Scientists today can now easily crowd-source information from participants across the world, and it has never been easier to get involved! North Branch Nature Center has a long tradition of engaging families, students, and naturalists in important ecological research.

“One individual cannot possibly make a difference, alone. It is individual efforts, collectively, that makes a noticeable difference—all the difference in the world!”

— Rachel Carson

North Branch Nature Center

713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
(802) 229-6206

Hours: Center Open Monday-Friday 9-4
Trails Open 24/7