When: Sat., May 28, 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 2016
Avian enthusiasts, unite! While birding once conjured visions of retired grandparents with binoculars draped around their necks and clutching notepads, the pastime has captured devotees across generations. Accordingly, the North Branch Nature Center is spreading seed to those hungry masses with a full day of activities dedicated to winged wonders. Whether it’s bird-banding demonstrations, learning how to cultivate a fowl-friendly garden or getting the inside scoop on how sparrows in tidal marshes are affected by climate change, BirdFest! offers activities for newbies and lifers alike.
Price: $10-15; free for kids and Montpelier residents.