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Willow: A Beaver’s Tale with Patti Smith – Naturalist Journeys Online Presentation Series

January 12, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Willow: A Beaver’s Tale
Presented by Patti Smith of Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center
Part of the Naturalist Journeys 2021-22 Winter Presentation Series
January 12 | 6 – 7 PM | Free | Live via ZOOM

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Follow the life of Willow, the remarkable matriarch of a beaver colony on a wild brook in southeastern Vermont.  Naturalist Patti Smith has spent over a decade with Willow’s clan, documenting their trials and triumphs.  During this presentation she will share the stories, pictures and videos that celebrate this beaver and the world she created. Along the way, meet Terrible Jack, a lonely moose, and other wildlife drawn to the habitat created by the beavers.

About the Presenter: Patti Smith is a naturalist and wildlife rehabilitator at the Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center in Brattleboro. She is the author of the Beavers of Popple’s Pond, which documents her early years of beaver observation. Her View from Heifer columns in the Brattleboro Reformer take readers into the lives of the beavers, porcupines, and other wildlife she studies and teaches about.

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January 12, 2022
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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North Branch Nature Center
713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602