Green Mountain Audubon Center

The 250-acre Green Mountain Audubon Center offers outstanding opportunities for exploration and discovery of the natural world of Vermont. Five miles of trails wind their way through a variety of natural communities including, northern hardwood forest, hemlock swamp, and the Huntington River. The Center offers exploratory school field trips. Activities and explorations work with students' curiosity about the natural world, reinforce inquiry process and skills, and accommodate various learning styles. Some programs include Wetland Exploration, Insect Investigations, The Secret Lives of Trees, All About Birds, Maple Sugaring, Winter Inquiry, Orienteering, Our Northern Forests, Autumn Inquiry, Spring Inquiry, and Forest Bird Habitat.
 
Contact Info
Address: 255 Sherman Hollow Road, Huntington, VT 05462. Chittenden County. Tel: 802-434-3068. Website: vt.audubon.org/green-mountain-audubon-center. Hrs: Mon. - Fri. 8:30AM - 4PM (Mar. - Oct.) Hours vary (Nov. - Feb.).
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies, Physical Education.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science, Physical Education.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.... Continue