Special events will also include live animal encounters featuring turtles, of course, kids crafts, snacks, and turtle stories. Learn about wood turtles and habitat conservation here in Vermont. Along with other turtle-themed fun, Kiley Briggs, of the Orianne Society, will be sharing information about the Northern Forests Initiative and specifically the Wood Turtle Project going on in the Northeast Kingdom. For information on the Orianne Society visit www.oriannesociety.org/woodturtle.
Nicki Steel’s “Loons and Love” exhibit and live birds of prey will be on hand, and much more will also be on display. Basil’s new tank will be unveiled at the Open House.
For more information visit www.vermontmuseum.org.