Birds of Vermont Museum

A delightful place where visitors can learn about birds and their roles in Earth's ecosystems. The Museum features over 500 carved wooden birds, representing 259 species in their natural habitats, as well as North America's endangered and extinct species. Students of all ages will learn about the birds that make up such a colorful and essential part of our environment. The museum has age- and grade- specific scavenger hunts for touring groups. Recommended topics include: bird identification, habitats, migration, adaptations, and nesting. The Birds of Vermont Museum has trails throughout the 100-acre property for outdoor learning.

Contact Info
Address: 900 Sherman Hollow Road, Huntington, VT 05462. Chittenden County. Tel: 802-434-2167. Email: Website: Hrs: 10AM-4PM Daily (May-October), By Appointment (November-April).

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Cost: Fee (group rates are available).
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies, Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science, Science

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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