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Great River Hydro Bellows Falls Visitor Center Opens Memorial Weekend Summer-Long Programs Hosted by The Nature Museum

posted Friday, May 19, 2017
The Nature Museum in partnership with Great River Hydro will open for the summer season at the Bellows Falls Fish Ladder Visitors Center on Friday, May 26. This nature education center is open each weekend Friday through Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through September 3rd. The Visitor Center is home to a series of hands-on environmental programs and exhibits for local families and passing tourists. The Visitor Center is located at 17 Bridge Street in downtown Bellows Falls, next to the Post Office building. Admission and programs at the Visitor Center are always free.

Two Community Announcements from St. Luke's

posted Friday, May 19, 2017
Here are two announcements from St. Luke's.

The Nature Museum Offers Unique, Open-Air Adventures For Kids And Families This Spring And Summer

posted Friday, May 19, 2017
Research indicates that children's play has shifted dramatically in the last two decades. Childhood has moved indoors, away from the unstructured outdoor play that many of us remember as a child. The average American boy or girl spends as few as 30 minutes in unstructured outdoor play each day and more than seven hours in front of an electronic screen, according to the National Wildlife Federation. The Nature Museum asserts that contact with and understanding of the natural world is vital to a child's development and for the future of our planet.

You Are Invited - Chester Conservation Committee Work & Trail Exploration Day

posted Thursday, May 4, 2017
All are welcome to join the Chester Conservation Committee (CCC) for a morning of trail work as we continue to develop the new Butternut Ridge Trail. Work some, learn about the trail and forest or simply come out and meet new people and spend an enjoyable morning in the woods.

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I have a selection of limited edition prints of the Chester Village Green, the Stone Village and historic village vignettes framed and unframed.
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Saturday, March 3
"Salamander Sky": Book Reading and Signing with Author Katy Farber
The Nature Museum
186 Townshend Road, Grafton, VT
1pm
Thursday, March 8
"Climate Solutions in Plain Sight: The Role of Water" with Author Judith D. Schwartz
NewsBank Conference Center
352 Main Street, Chester, VT
7pm
Saturday, March 17
2018 LEGO Contest
NewsBank Conference Center
352 Main Street
Chester, VT
Pre-K through Grade 8
9am-1pm
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