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October 2019

Northern Saw-whet Owl Public Banding Demo

October 9, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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One event on October 10, 2019 at 7:30 PM

One event on October 16, 2019 at 7:30 PM

One event on October 24, 2019 at 7:30 PM

One event on October 25, 2019 at 7:30 PM

North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602

Demonstrations 7:30 – 9 pm on October 9, 10, 16, 24, and 25. Join NBNC biologists as they capture, tag, and release these pint-sized owls. After the birds are released, NBNC naturalists and educators will discuss the highlights of recent research at NBNC and across the country, then share what’s been discovered about this mysterious little predator. RSVP is required. Open to all ages.

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Northern Saw-whet Owl Public Banding Demo

October 10, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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One event on October 10, 2019 at 7:30 PM

One event on October 16, 2019 at 7:30 PM

One event on October 24, 2019 at 7:30 PM

One event on October 25, 2019 at 7:30 PM

North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602

Demonstrations 7:30 – 9 pm on October 9, 10, 16, 24, and 25. Join NBNC biologists as they capture, tag, and release these pint-sized owls. After the birds are released, NBNC naturalists and educators will discuss the highlights of recent research at NBNC and across the country, then share what’s been discovered about this mysterious little predator. RSVP is required. Open to all ages.

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Northern Saw-whet Owl Public Banding Demo

October 16, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 10, 2019 at 7:30 PM

One event on October 16, 2019 at 7:30 PM

One event on October 24, 2019 at 7:30 PM

One event on October 25, 2019 at 7:30 PM

North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602

Demonstrations 7:30 – 9 pm on October 9, 10, 16, 24, and 25. Join NBNC biologists as they capture, tag, and release these pint-sized owls. After the birds are released, NBNC naturalists and educators will discuss the highlights of recent research at NBNC and across the country, then share what’s been discovered about this mysterious little predator. RSVP is required. Open to all ages.

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Northern Saw-whet Owl Public Banding Demo

October 24, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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One event on October 10, 2019 at 7:30 PM

One event on October 16, 2019 at 7:30 PM

One event on October 24, 2019 at 7:30 PM

One event on October 25, 2019 at 7:30 PM

North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602

Demonstrations 7:30 – 9 pm on October 9, 10, 16, 24, and 25. Join NBNC biologists as they capture, tag, and release these pint-sized owls. After the birds are released, NBNC naturalists and educators will discuss the highlights of recent research at NBNC and across the country, then share what’s been discovered about this mysterious little predator. RSVP is required. Open to all ages.

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Northern Saw-whet Owl Public Banding Demo

October 25, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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One event on October 10, 2019 at 7:30 PM

One event on October 16, 2019 at 7:30 PM

One event on October 24, 2019 at 7:30 PM

One event on October 25, 2019 at 7:30 PM

North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602

Demonstrations 7:30 – 9 pm on October 9, 10, 16, 24, and 25. Join NBNC biologists as they capture, tag, and release these pint-sized owls. After the birds are released, NBNC naturalists and educators will discuss the highlights of recent research at NBNC and across the country, then share what’s been discovered about this mysterious little predator. RSVP is required. Open to all ages.

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October 2020

Owl Banding Livestream Event

October 15, 2020 @ 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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One event on October 23, 2020 at 8:00 PM

North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602

Take a virtual visit to North Branch Nature Center's owl research station! Each fall, NBNC researchers capture, tag, measure, and safely release the fierce yet tiny Northern Saw-whet Owl on its nocturnal migration through Central Vermont. During this livestream, researchers will discuss their research methods and explain owl ecology, migration, and life history. With a little luck and favorable winds, our researchers can expect anywhere from one to twenty saw-whets to visit the station during the peak of their October migration season. Have all your owl questions answered by our staff, and learn how to adopt an owl this fall!

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Turning Stones: Exploring Aquatic Invertebrates with Declan McCabe – Naturalist Journeys Online Presentation Series

October 21, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602

We’ll explore the ecology and basic identification of freshwater macroinvertebrates and where to see them. The talk will cover inexpensive and home-made sampling gear, and the major groups of macroinvertebrates commonly found in Vermont’s streams, ponds, and Lake Champlain. Sampling techniques for biomonitoring and/or teaching will be covered. The talk will include information of value for parents, teachers, fly anglers, and nature study fans. This talk is sponsored in part by Vermont EPSCoR.

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Owl Banding Livestream Event

October 23, 2020 @ 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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One event on October 23, 2020 at 8:00 PM

North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602

Take a virtual visit to North Branch Nature Center's owl research station! Each fall, NBNC researchers capture, tag, measure, and safely release the fierce yet tiny Northern Saw-whet Owl on its nocturnal migration through Central Vermont. During this livestream, researchers will discuss their research methods and explain owl ecology, migration, and life history. With a little luck and favorable winds, our researchers can expect anywhere from one to twenty saw-whets to visit the station during the peak of their October migration season. Have all your owl questions answered by our staff, and learn how to adopt an owl this fall!

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Fishes of Vermont: Confessions of an Ichthyologist with Doug Facey – Naturalist Journeys Online Presentation Series

October 28, 2020 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602

We will take a brief tour of some of the major groups of fishes of Vermont, including discussions of diversity, biology, and ecology of some of these groups.  Why does Vermont have more species of freshwater fishes than other New England states? Which fish in Vermont is born in the Sargasso Sea? Which is carefully described in Samuel de Champlain’s diary? Which fish have a lung-like structure that allows them to breathe air? Join us for answers to these and other fishy questions.

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November 2020

Macrophotography: A Naturalist’s Perspective with Joseph Saunders – Naturalist Journeys Online Presentation Series

November 11, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602

Macrophotography: A Naturalist's Perspective Presented by Joseph Saunders of Para Herpetologica November 11th | 7 - 8 PM (Eastern) Free | Live via ZOOM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86151252811 In this presentation, Joseph will give you a new perspective and appreciation for the macrofauna of our world. Through his experiences as a naturalist and photographer, Joseph will empower you with the tools and techniques to better notice, appreciate, observe, and photograph the minuscule in nature. He'll share camera settings, knowledge of animal behavior, tips…

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Wild Apples: making the most of the feral apple harvest with Matt Kaminsky – Naturalist Journeys Online Presentation Series

November 18, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602

In this presentation we will discuss the history and resource of wild apple trees and the many forms that Malus manifests in. This workshop is aimed at giving audience members a background to what exactly makes an apple "wild," and we'll touch on techniques for how to identify, effectively harvest, assess and grade, and steward & perpetuate the bountiful gift of wild apples in our landscape.

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Gulls Demystified with Bryan Pfeiffer – Naturalist Journeys Online Presentation Series

November 20, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602

Gulls Demystified - Presented by Bryan Pfeiffer Friday, November 20 | 7 - 8:30 pm FREE | Live via ZOOM | Join at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85716943263 They are among the most successful birds on the planet, living everywhere from the polar regions to parking lots. Yet even as they pose for us in plain sight, gulls can be notoriously hard to identify. With Bryan’s images, videos, exuberance and strategies, you’ll be enjoying gulls this winter like never before. And his identification system will guide…

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