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    Here Be Dragonflies

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    Saturdays, 1 p.m. Continues through Sept. 29

    Entomology enthusiasts capture and identify species during this basic introduction to the winged insects. B-Side Beach. at Little River State Park in Waterbury. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). $2-4; free for kids 3 and under; call to confirm.

    The Magic of Bird Migration

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    Sundays, 10 a.m. Continues through Sept. 30

    Fans of feathered fliers learn how songbirds, shorebirds and other species travel thousands of miles each year with astounding accuracy. Nature Center. at Little River State Park in Waterbury. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). $2-4; free for kids 3 and under; preregister; call to confirm.

    Hubbardton Battlefield Guided Hike

    Hubbardton Battlefield Guided Hike

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    Sun., Sept. 23, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

    History hounds traverse a Revolutionary War battlefield with site interpreter Bob Franzoni. at Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site in Hubbardton. Rutland/Killington (map). $3; free for kids under 15.

    Rockin' the Little River: Tour of the Waterbury Dam

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    Sundays, 11 a.m. Continues through Sept. 30

    Visitors explore a reforested encampment and discover how the Civilian Conservation Corps saved the Winooski Valley from flooded ruin. Meet at the top of the dam. at Little River State Park in Waterbury. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). $2-4; free for kids 3 and under; call to confirm.

    Forestry, History & the Future: A Guided Hike

    Forestry, History & the Future: A Guided Hike

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    Fridays, Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Continues through Oct. 28

    An outdoor program familiarizes trekkers with the sustainably managed working forest. at Carriage Barn Visitor Center, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock. Upper Valley (map). Free.

    Mushrooms Demystified

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    Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Continues through Sept. 29

    Fungi fanatics learn about different varieties — fabulous and fearsome alike — found throughout the park. at Little River State Park in Waterbury. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). $2-4; free for kids ages 3 and under; call to confirm.

    Little River Ramble

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    Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through Sept. 30

    With help from a park interpreter, hikers plan the route and duration of a guided trails tour. at Little River State Park in Waterbury. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). $2-4; free for kids 3 and under; preregister; call to confirm.

    Working Woodlands Workshop: Autumn's in the Air!

    Working Woodlands Workshop: Autumn's in the Air!

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    Sun., Sept. 23, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

    Never fear — fall is here! Nature lovers head outdoors to learn about the phenological changes taking place during this crisp time of year. at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Woodstock. Upper Valley (map). Free; preregister; limited space.

    Making Tracks, Seeing Skins & Skulls

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    Saturdays, 4:30 p.m. Continues through Sept. 29

    Outdoorsy types search for signs of fur-bearing animals and make plaster-of-paris track casts to take home. Nature Center. at Little River State Park in Waterbury. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). $2-4; free for kids 3 and under; preregister; call to confirm.

    Bird Monitoring in Delta Park

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    Sat., Sept. 22

    Citizen scientists spot winged species and report their results to ebird.org. Contact trip leader for details. Free; preregister.

    Forest Bathing

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    Sat., Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

    Folks unplug, slow down and experience nature through a guided mindfulness practice. at Shelburne Farms in Shelburne. Chittenden County (map). $25; preregister.

    Owl Prowl & Night Ghost Hike

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    Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. Continues through Sept. 29

    Flashlight holders spy denizens of dusk on a journey to 19th-century settlement ruins, where spooky Vermont tales await. History Hike lot. at Little River State Park in Waterbury. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). $2-4; free for kids 3 and under; preregister; call to confirm.

    Fall Equinox Labyrinth Walk

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    Fri., Sept. 21, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

    Community members mark the changing season with a meditative trek. at First Unitarian Universalist Society of Burlington in Burlington (map). Free.

    Sunset Aquadventure Paddle

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    Saturdays, 10 a.m. Continues through Sept. 29

    Stunning scenery welcomes boaters, who explore the Waterbury Reservoir in search of local wildlife. Contact Station. at Little River State Park in Waterbury. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). $2-4; free for kids 3 and under; preregister; call to confirm.
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