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Rare Sightings

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

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Spring!

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

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Monarchs

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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?

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

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They’ve arrived!

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Ruby-Thorated Hummingbirds have arrived in the Northeast Kingdom! Continue reading

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Citizen Science and Students

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Local students, grades 3-8, are learning about citizen science and how to apply it in the classroom. Continue reading

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Last of the season

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A few monarchs have been spotted still here in Northern Vermont. Continue reading

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Which is which?

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Identifying Indian Pipe from its close cousin… Continue reading

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