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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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
Vermont Fish & Wildlife Exhibits
Southern Vermont Natural History Museum
Let's Go Fishing
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.
Highlights from the 2018 festival can be seen in five minutes on YouTube by clicking here.