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March 2015

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Save the Salamanders!

Spotted-Ed-seekinsIf you’d like to become a crossing guard volunteer, this training session is for you!

Thursday April 2nd, 7 p.m.  at the Learning Collaborative

More info here.

Summer Nature Explorers


Summer is coming!

Click here to find the schedule and registration for Nature Explorers Summer Camps and Programs for ages 4 – 15 from June 29th to August 14th.

A new program each week!

Salamander Season is coming!

salamandercover small This Gallery Walk, April 3rd, Lynn Levine will be signing copies of her  new children’s  book, Is It Time Yet? Her story tells timeless tale of salamander  migration, with magically crafted illustrations by Dirk Steinhoefel. The signing will occur at Vermont Artisans on Main Street in Brattleboro from 5 – 8pm. The books will be on sale at Vermont Artisans from April 1st thru the 15th, all proceeds from the sale of these books will be donated to BEEC to benefit the Salamander Crossing Brigade program.

Spring Explorers Vacation Camp

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FFGG Charlotte homeApril 20th – 24th.  Bring your kids to join the spring fun celebrating Earth Day, investigating metamorphosis and awakening creatures, flying kites and exploring mud, playing enchanted games and creating nature art.  Learn more and register here.

March Nature Days

Young Tracker in SnowTuesday March 3rd and Monday March 30th 9am-3pm

Kids in grades 1- 5, come investigate the winter world with us on these teacher-in-service days and selected holidays.  Learn more here.


Pollinator Awareness Initiative

bee picture1BEEC is collaborating with Southern Vermont Natural History Museum, Hildene- The Lincoln Family Home, The Nature Museum at Grafton, and One World Conservation Center to form the Pollinator Awareness Initiative.  Our goal is to inform our citizenry about Vermont’s  pollinators, the major threats they face, and our role in conserving their populations and productivity.

The summer series of programs have come to an end.  More programs will begin next spring and you can learn more about pollinators, chemical-free gardening and explore other resources HERE.

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Take our wildlife rehabilitation survey!