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Emerald Lake State Park Happenings at the Nature Center

Wednesday thru Sunday 11am-5pm  

Vermont Critters (mammal displays and info)   Growing Monarchs/Pollinator Gardening

Super Animal Trivia   Take and Play Activities   5 minute Nature Crafts (2pm-4pm)

Friday, July 23, 2021 (All day) to Sunday, August 1, 2021 (All day)

Rockin' The Green Mountains - Little River State Park

Geology Walk: Step back into the geological basement of time at the foot of some of Planet Earth's oldest mountains.  Meets at the top of Waterbury Dam.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 11:00am
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 11:00am

Butterfly Bonanza at LIttle River State Park

If you plant it, they will come! See what butterflies visit Little River's perennial & wildflower gardens, and find out how to built functioning ecosystems in your backyard, naturally. Meets at B-Side Beach.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Let It Grow at Little River State Park

Guided tour of Little River State Park's habitat restoration area.  See how removing invasive exotic plants can result in wildflower gardens that attract butterflies, birds, pollinators and dragonflies.  B-Side Beach

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Mushrooms Demystified - Little River State Park

Introducing some fabulous, fearsome and possibly delicious members of the Fungi Kingdom.  Meets at the History Hike Parking Lot, up to 2hrs.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:45pm
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:45pm
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:45pm
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:45pm
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:45pm
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:45pm
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:45pm
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:45pm

Branbury Beach Farmers Market at Branbury State Park

The Branbury Beach Farmers Market is every Wednesday from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm. We have hot food, snacks, fresh cheeses, meats, crafts and dessert! Take a night off from cooking and enjoy an evening at the beach! 

Park admission required to attend event.

 

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 3:30pm to 6:30pm

Tracks, Skins & Skulls - Little River State Park

Make & paint plaster animal tracks as you meet your local furbearing friends that live in the park.  OPTION: Create a wildlife puppet show while plaster & paint are drying.  Nature Center

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Jr. Ranger Roundup at Little River State Park

Earn the official badge, advance to higher levels with different patches, OR become a Jr. Park Naturalist.  Nature Center

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Saturday, July 10, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Saturday, July 17, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Saturday, July 24, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Saturday, August 7, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Saturday, August 14, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Saturday, August 28, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Saturday, September 4, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Owl Prowl & Night Ghost Hike at Little River State Park

Become crepuscular on an evening search for creatures of the dusk and visit 19th Century settlement ruins. New routes & stories available for returning ghost hikers. *Flashlights Req'd.* VT ghost stories provided; Meet at History Hike Lot; 2 hrs. Sturdy footwear & water REQUIRED! Reservations required, call (802) 244-7103 to register.

 

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, June 26, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, July 3, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, July 10, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, July 17, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, July 24, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, August 7, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, August 14, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, August 28, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, September 4, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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