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4th Annual Hunger Mountain Christmas Bird Count

North Branch Nature Center 713 Elm Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

Join the nation’s largest and longest-running citizen science project. This winter bird count, organized by the National Audubon Society, has been getting birdwatchers outside recording species in their backyards and towns for 118 years. This project has become a powerful tool for understanding the rise and fall of bird populations over time. NBNC organizes and […]

What’s in a Name? – Learning to See and Identify Bird Subspecies

Zoom event Internet

We can all identify a cardinal – but can you tell the difference between an Arizonan northern cardinal and the one at your feeder? Join birder and North Branch Nature Center board member Richard Littauer to learn what subspecies are common in Vermont, how to identify them, and how it can be rewarding to see […]

Free

Friday Morning Bird Walks

North Branch Nature Center 713 Elm Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

Weekly trips to birding hot spots around Central Vermont searching for spring migrants like warblers, vireos, thrushes, and waterfowl. Led by NBNC staff. COVID-19: Masks will be required when 6′ distance cannot be maintained, per state guidelines. Participants will complete a health screening upon arrival. Free for members. $10 non-members. No registration required. Locations subject to […]

$10

Nocturnal Migration: The birds flying over your bed while you sleep

Zoom event Internet

Migration is one of the greatest spectacles of the natural world, and yet much of the migration of North America’s birds takes place under a cloak of darkness. This talk by Larry Clarfeld will illuminate nocturnal migration, delving into the historical context of the “night flight”, current techniques for studying this phenomenon, and how these technologies are […]

Free

Friday Morning Bird Walks

Hubbard Park 400 Parkway St, Montpelier, VT, United States

Weekly trips to birding hot spots around Central Vermont searching for spring migrants like warblers, vireos, thrushes, and waterfowl. Led by NBNC staff. COVID-19: Masks will be required when 6′ distance cannot be maintained, per state guidelines. Participants will complete a health screening upon arrival. Free for members. $10 non-members. No registration required. Locations subject to […]

$10

Friday Morning Bird Walks

Adamant Co-Op 1313 Haggett Rd, Adamant

Weekly trips to birding hot spots around Central Vermont searching for spring migrants like warblers, vireos, thrushes, and waterfowl. Led by NBNC staff. COVID-19: Masks will be required when 6′ distance cannot be maintained, per state guidelines. Participants will complete a health screening upon arrival. Free for members. $10 non-members. No registration required. Locations subject to […]

$10

Friday Morning Bird Walks

Weekly trips to birding hot spots around Central Vermont searching for spring migrants like warblers, vireos, thrushes, and waterfowl. Led by NBNC staff. COVID-19: Masks will be required when 6′ distance cannot be maintained, per state guidelines. Participants will complete a health screening upon arrival. Free for members. $10 non-members. No registration required. Locations subject to […]

$10

Friday Morning Bird Walks

Berlin Pond 3397 Brookfield Road, Berlin, United States

Weekly trips to birding hot spots around Central Vermont searching for spring migrants like warblers, vireos, thrushes, and waterfowl. Led by NBNC staff. COVID-19: Masks will be required when 6′ distance cannot be maintained, per state guidelines. Participants will complete a health screening upon arrival. Free for members. $10 non-members. No registration required. Locations subject to […]

$10

Friday Morning Bird Walks

North Branch Nature Center 713 Elm Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

Weekly trips to birding hot spots around Central Vermont searching for spring migrants like warblers, vireos, thrushes, and waterfowl. Led by NBNC staff. COVID-19: Masks will be required when 6′ distance cannot be maintained, per state guidelines. Participants will complete a health screening upon arrival. Free for members. $10 non-members. No registration required. Locations subject to […]

$10

Bird Brother: An Evening with Master Falconer Rodney Stotts (Virtual Presentation)

Online

Bird Brother: An Evening with Master Falconer Rodney Stotts Wednesday, January 11 | 6:30 – 7:30 pm EST Live via ZOOM Visit https://northbranchnaturecenter.org/event/birdbrother/ for the Zoom link Co-hosted by the Green Mountain Audubon Society Part of the Naturalist Journeys 2023 Winter Presentation Series Rodney Stotts is a master falconer from Southeast Washington D.C. One of […]

Free

Friday Morning Spring Birding Series at NBNC

North Branch Nature Center 713 Elm Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

A casual morning of birding for all interests and experience levels facilitated by NBNC staff and guest leaders. These outings are about enjoying, learning about, and spending time with wild birds. No binoculars? No ID guide? No problem! The only requirement is an appreciation of birds (though we do have binoculars for those who would […]

Free

Friday Morning Spring Birding Series at NBNC

North Branch Nature Center 713 Elm Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

A casual morning of birding for all interests and experience levels facilitated by NBNC staff and guest leaders. These outings are about enjoying, learning about, and spending time with wild birds. No binoculars? No ID guide? No problem! The only requirement is an appreciation of birds (though we do have binoculars for those who would […]

Free

Friday Morning Spring Birding Series at NBNC

North Branch Nature Center 713 Elm Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

A casual morning of birding for all interests and experience levels facilitated by NBNC staff and guest leaders. These outings are about enjoying, learning about, and spending time with wild birds. No binoculars? No ID guide? No problem! The only requirement is an appreciation of birds (though we do have binoculars for those who would […]

Free

Birding at the Barre City Cow Pasture

Barre City Cow Pasture Maplewood Ave, Barre City, VT, United States

A casual, Saturday morning birding outing at a local hidden-gem natural area, facilitated by NBNC staff. For all interests and experience levels. This outing is about enjoying, learning from, and spending time with wild birds. No binoculars? No ID guide? No problem! The only requirement is an appreciation of birds (though we do have binoculars […]

Free

Queer Birding at NBNC

North Branch Nature Center 713 Elm Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

Join us on a spring bird outing at NBNC! This outing, led by Bex Waterman (she/her) and Catherine Griset (she/her), is reserved for folks who identify as Queer and who are interested in birding with a welcoming community. We’ll spend about 2 hours in the fields and forests along the North Branch River. We’ll bird […]

Free

Friday Morning Spring Birding Series at NBNC

North Branch Nature Center 713 Elm Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

A casual morning of birding for all interests and experience levels facilitated by NBNC staff and guest leaders. These outings are about enjoying, learning about, and spending time with wild birds. No binoculars? No ID guide? No problem! The only requirement is an appreciation of birds (though we do have binoculars for those who would […]

Free