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Vermont Institute of Natural Science

6565 Woodstock Road

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The Vermont Institute of Natural Science Entices and Excites People to Care for the Natural World. VINS' programs and services engage and instill in people of all backgrounds a desire to care for the wildlife and diverse natural habitats they encounter in their daily lives. We offer relevant environmental education programs for adults, families, and school children partner with leading conservation organizations to promote environmental science field research; and operate New England's premier avian wildlife rehabilitation clinic at the VINS Nature Center.

VINS has been a leader in environmental education and wildlife conservation and care since 1972. We are known nationally for innovative natural science curricula and education programs for learners of all ages.


Nick Lansing

Monday, June 11, 2018
Great experience, the kids absolutely loved the talks and being able to walk on some of the trails. The staff is very friendly and helpful!!!

David Chin

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Love the snowy owls. Stay for the ranger talk or demo. Wait for the feeding.

Olivia Wright

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Wonderful staff, great nature trails, awesome bird shows. Can't wait to go again!

Chosen Karma

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Great place to bring the whole family. Many species of birds of prey, up close and personal, very educational and a very enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff.

Felipe Zamora

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Wish they had more exhibits, it's a fairly short tour. Super friendly staff.

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