Herricks Cove Wildlife Festival

Presented by Ascutney Mountain Audubon Society, Vermont Fish and Wildlife, and Great River Hydro

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Volunteers, exhibitors, and sponsors are needed to make the this year’s festival a success. If you are willing to participate, please contact Ellen Allman of AMAS (ellenallman@gmail.com).

Programs and Activities for the May 2019 Festival

7:00      Bird Walk with Don Clark - Meet at boat landing
7:30 - 9:45 Bird banding with VT Center for Ecostudies

10:00  Exhibits open and programs begin

10:00   eBird demonstration with Vermont Center for Ecostudies

10:00   Butterfly Program & T-shirt painting with Jerry Schneider – Tent 2

10:30   VINS Raptor Encounter- Program tent

10:30   Turtle Walk with Jim Andrews  - Meet at the cardinal sign

11:30   Lindsay and her puppets - Program tent

11:30  Valley Quest Walk - Meet at the cardinal sign

1:00  Southern Vermont Natural History Museum - Program tent

1:00  Turtle Walk with Jim Andrews - Meet at the cardinal sign

1:00  Bat Program with Jerry Schneider - Tent 2

 2:00  Squam Lake - Creatures of the Night - Program tent

2:00  Bug Walk with Michael Sabourin- Meet at the cardinal sign

2:00    Lynn Levine – Un-furling Ferns - Talk and Walk – Tent 2

3:00  Vermont Fish & Wildlife Program - Marten, Lynx and Beavers

4:00  Festival Ends    

Ongoing Events:
Vermont Fish & Wildlife Exhibits
Southern Vermont Natural History Museum
Wildlife Encounters
Let's Go Fishing
 4-H Trailer
Children's tent with crafts, face painting and activities
 And much more..
Food provided by:
     Chester Rotary, Jamaican Jewelz & Smokin' Bowls 

This year's festival was funded by Great River Hydro, Ben and Jerry's, HB Energy Solutions, Mascoma Bank, and Imerys Talc.

Herricks Cove is located off Exit 6 of I-91. Take 103 east to Rt. 5 north. After crossing the Williams River, turn right on the Herricks Cove Road.  

Publicity poster for the 20th Herricks Cove Wildlife Festival

Highlights from the 2018 festival can be seen in five minutes on YouTube by clicking here.

Herricks Cove Wildlife Festival 2014 on YouTube

Images from previous festivals: