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North Branch Nature Center

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713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602

December 2018

Trekkers and Explorers Afterschool Program

December 12 @ 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
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Let your kids be kids on Wednesday afternoons at NBNC. Explorers and Trekkers offer kids time to explore the woods, play stealth and awareness games, and learn outdoor skills with their peers.

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Plainfield Christmas Bird Count

December 15 @ 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
Free

Spend a day birding in the 119th annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count, and the 58th annual Plainfield-area CBC.

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January 2019

ECO Institute – Winter Series

January 8, 2019 @ 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
$400

By popular demand, NBNC's acclaimed ECO Institute is now offering a weekly winter sessions for educators from January - March.

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Art Gallery Opening and Reception – Dianne Shullenberger and John Snell

January 9, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602

Art Gallery Opening and Reception - Dianne Shullenberger and John Snell Wednesday, January 9 | North Branch Nature Center Gallery Opens at 6 pm | Artists' remarks at 7 pm This fabric collage and photography show reflects John Snell and Dianne Shullenberger's fascination with rocks. They focus on patterns, details, textures and pay tribute to the adjoining vegetation in a rock’s environment. For the past three years, John and Dianne have collaborated by hiking together, looking at rocks, and supporting…

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Naturalist Journeys Lecture Series – “Wolves: Ecology, Conservation, and Conflict in the Rockies”

January 11, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
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Join us for NBNC’s annual winter event series featuring expert naturalists and teachers sharing their studies from the wildest corners of the world. Friday evenings. at NBNC.

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Full Moon Snowshoe Hikes (for families)

January 21, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on February 19, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on March 20, 2019 at 7:00pm

North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
$5 – $10

Under a full moon and surrounded by sparkling snow, let’s snowshoe by lunar light! These family-friendly programs will involve many fun nighttime activities for kids and parents alike. Programs led by NBNC's teacher/naturalist staff. Snowshoes and hot chocolate provided.

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Naturalist Journeys Lecture Series – “Nibbling on Natives in your Backyard and Beyond”

January 25, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
By Donation

Join us for NBNC’s annual winter event series featuring expert naturalists and teachers sharing their studies from the wildest corners of the world. Friday evenings. at NBNC.

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February 2019

Winter Wild Edibles

February 9, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
$30 – $35

Bundle up and join NBNC teacher naturalist Ken Benton to sustainably forage and cook a variety of delicious wild foods from the surrounding landscape.

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Naturalist Journeys Lecture Series – “Naked in the Lake: A Superior Adventure”

February 15, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
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Join us for NBNC’s annual winter event series featuring expert naturalists and teachers sharing their studies from the wildest corners of the world. Friday evenings. at NBNC.

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Winter Birding in the Champlain Valley

February 16, 2019 @ 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
$30 – $40

Join expert birder and NBNC Teacher Naturalist Zac Cota on a trip to one of New England’s premier winter birding destinations. Eagles, waterfowl, raptors, owls, snow buntings, winter finches, and more.

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Full Moon Snowshoe Hikes (for families)

February 19, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
$5 – $10

Under a full moon and surrounded by sparkling snow, let’s snowshoe by lunar light! These family-friendly programs will involve many fun nighttime activities for kids and parents alike. Programs led by NBNC's teacher/naturalist staff. Snowshoes and hot chocolate provided.

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Naturalist Journeys Lecture Series – “The Secret Lives of Vermont’s Reptiles and Amphibians”

February 22, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
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Join us for NBNC’s annual winter event series featuring expert naturalists and teachers sharing their studies from the wildest corners of the world. Friday evenings. at NBNC.

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March 2019

Seabirding and Pelagic Boat Trip in Cape Ann, Mass.

March 1, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - March 3, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
$425

A weekend of unforgettable coastal birdwatching at a national destination for winter birds and birders. By sea and by land, we’ll explore Cape Ann for amazing seabirds and winter waterfowl.

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Naturalist Journeys Lecture Series – “Uapishka Botany”

March 8, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
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Join us for NBNC’s annual winter event series featuring expert naturalists and teachers sharing their studies from the wildest corners of the world. Friday evenings. at NBNC.

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Intermediate Wildlife Tracking

March 9, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
$65

Join field naturalist and certified wildlife tracker Sophie Mazowita for a full day of tracking and trailing wildlife. For participants already holding some basic knowledge of track and sign identification.

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Full Moon Snowshoe Hikes (for families)

March 20, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
$5 – $10

Under a full moon and surrounded by sparkling snow, let’s snowshoe by lunar light! These family-friendly programs will involve many fun nighttime activities for kids and parents alike. Programs led by NBNC's teacher/naturalist staff. Snowshoes and hot chocolate provided.

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Naturalist Journeys Lecture Series – “The Flipside of Falconry”

March 22, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
By Donation

Join us for NBNC’s annual winter event series featuring expert naturalists and teachers sharing their studies from the wildest corners of the world. Friday evenings. at NBNC.

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