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International Vulture Awareness Day

Sep 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-4

The first Saturday in September is International Vulture Awareness Day! Come join us to learn about these amazing, ecologically important creatures, and even meet a few up close. Help spread awareness of the conservation issues facing vulture species in Africa, Asia, and here in North America, while you fly through our vulture scavenger hunt. Compare your wingspan to that of a Turkey Vulture, or an Andean Condor, and find out how much you would need to eat if you were a vulture. We’ll explore how vultures are viewed in human cultures throughout history, and how our health relies on these birds doing what they do best.

Schedule of Events:
10:30 – Songbird Feeding
11:00 – Scavengers of the Sky: Vultures and Raptors
1:30 – Vulture Chats
2:00 – Vultures & Culture: Ancient Egypt to Today
2:45 – Raptor Feeding
3:30 – Winged Wonders
All Day: Vulture Scavenger Hunt
All Day: Coloring and Crafts
All Day: Vulture Discovery Stations

Details

Date:
Sep 2, 2017
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1950746455139058

Venue

Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS)
6565 Woodstock Road
Quechee, VT 05059 United States

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