Bud Burst Lecture

By |2020-01-10T14:20:47-05:00May 12th, 2020||

This month we’ll look at the smallest parts of our big trees. With temperatures consistently in the 40s and 50s, plants are mostly free of the hazards of a frost. Trees begin to sprout tiny little leaves. These leaves often look different from their mature forms. Learn about the adaptation of trees that serve them well in the springtime.

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Return of the Red-winged Blackbird Lecture

By |2020-01-10T14:08:32-05:00February 11th, 2020||

Male red-winged blackbirds are among the first wave of migratory birds to return to Vermont in the late winter/early spring. Curiously, the females arrive a few weeks. This month we’ll explore the natural history of red-winged blackbirds and the differences in behavior and appearance between the sexes.

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