Nature Blog

Helping Wildlife in Spring

by Lauren AdamsLead Wildlife KeeperSpring is a magical time in Vermont.  From endless piles of snow and bleak, gray skies, we are starting to see signs of life.  Bluebirds are gathering nesting materials, pairs of Canada geese are returning to freshly thawed ponds, and bears have emerged from their winter slumbers.  Springtime is a big…

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The Bear Man

Guest blog by Gene Walz, Friend of VINS           Bears understand us better than we understand them. That’s one of the many take-away insights that Ben Kilham revealed to a packed audience at VINS at his June 19 talk. In other words, bears are not the simple dangerous brutes many people fear.  The Bear Man,…

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