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First Coltsfoot Bud!

Here at the museum, our first coltsfoot flower bud of the season has arrived at the wildflower table. Last year the first one showed up on April 21. The softer ground, warmer temperatures and spring rains are encouraging coltsfoot to … Continue reading

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Spring Birds

Eastern-Phoebe

A number of bird species are starting to arrive here in the Northeast Kingdom.  We are starting to see postings on the Red-winged Blackbird and Eastern Phoebe showing up in local marshes and people’s backyards. Over in Addison county people are … Continue reading

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What have you spotted?

Philip Schwarz Photography

Here at the museum, we are actively looking for Salix discolor more commonly known as pussy willow to begin to bloom. As the pussy willow blooms, fuzzy little flower buds appear. They are one of the first plants to bloom … Continue reading

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Winter Weather Warm-Up

Melting Snow

Warmer weather coming as we approach the Spring Equinox. Continue reading

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Rare Sightings

Photo by Alex  Lamoreaux

Do you have a rare or unusual sighting you would like to share with us? Continue reading

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Spring!

eastern phoebe

Spring has finally arrived. What have you seen that you would like to report? Continue reading

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Monarchs

Monarch butterfly

Have you seen a monarch lately? Continue reading

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Champions of Change

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It’s never too late to become a citizen scientist. Here’s an article on how the government is celebrating the efforts and why it’s so important. Continue reading

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Tigers everywhere!

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Canadian Tiger Swallowtails have been spotted all over the northern part of Vermont. Continue reading

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What’s blooming now?

Red baneberry and false hellebore flowers

Observers are starting to report red baneberry and false hellebore blooming. Continue reading

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