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    Eyeing the Stars: Geminid Meteor Shower


    Wed., Dec. 13, 7-9 p.m.

    A celestial presentation in the VINS StarLab gives way to an outdoor star-gazing opportunity. at Vermont Institute of Natural Science Nature Center in Quechee. Upper Valley (map). $5-8; free for members; preregister; limited space.

    Owl Prowl


    Fri., Dec. 15, 5:30 p.m.

    Whoo's out there? A forested hike grants explorers access to the habitat of the birds of prey. at Black Kettle Nature Trail in Essex. Outside Vermont (map). $10-15; free for folks under 21; preregister; limited space.

    Snowy Owl Appreciation Day


    Sat., Dec. 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Fans of the nocturnal predator have a hoot exploring various aspects of the species and even meeting resident owls. at Vermont Institute of Natural Science Nature Center in Quechee. Upper Valley (map). Regular admission, $13-15, free for members and kids 3 and under.

    Sterling Pond From Smugglers Notch Hike


    Sun., Dec. 17

    Picturesque views reward outdoor adventurers on this moderate 4-mile excursion. Contact trip leader for details. Free; preregister.

    Winter Solstice Nature Mindfulness Walk


    Sat., Dec. 23, 3-5 p.m.

    Nature lovers experience winter through all of their senses on a gentle stroll. at All Souls Interfaith Gathering in Shelburne. Chittenden County (map). $20; preregister at

    Bird Monitoring Walk


    Last Saturday of every month, 8-9 a.m. Continues through Dec. 30

    Adults and older children don binoculars and keep an eye out for winged wonders. at Birds of Vermont Museum in Huntington. Chittenden County (map). Free; preregister.

    Working Woodlands Workshop: Winter Tree Identification

    Working Woodlands Workshop: Winter Tree Identification


    Sat., Jan. 6, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

    Guided by Jon Bouton, nature lovers seek out local twig-and-bud varieties. Bring a lunch. Forest Center. at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Woodstock. Upper Valley (map). Free; preregister; limited space.

    Burnt Rock Hike


    Sun., Jan. 7

    Lovers of the great outdoors don snowshoes to tackle a difficult 5.2-mile trek covering 1,400 feet in elevation. Contact trip leader for details. Free; preregister.

    Wildlife Tracking Club


    Sun., Jan. 14, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 11, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

    Outdoor enthusiasts seek signs of species in Burlington's urban wilds. at Rock Point Nature Trails in Burlington (map). Free.
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