Learn about Vermont’s Natural History

If you’re looking to learn about the natural landscape of Vermont, then look no further. Here you’ll find information on how to identify trees, evidence left behind by glaciers, the bedrock story of Vermont, interpreting the farming history of a forest, and lots lots more. If you have any questions about the content, are looking for resources on a topic, want to contribute, or for all other inquiries, please contact teage @ crowspath.org!

Find the perfect field guide

Our library of field guides is growing! Click on one of the links below to download a free PDF version or to order a hard copy.

Trees of Vermont

Identification, anatomy, ecology, & more

VT’s Glacial History

Champlain Sea, Glacial Lake Vermont, & evidence of glaciers


Mammal tracks & sign, dictionary of scientific names, & crayfish

VT’s Bedrock History

Maps, timeline, cool features

Land-use History

Fire towers, cemeteries, and more

Natural History Quizzes

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