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Herricks Cove Wildlife Festival features a wide array of activities, 
presenters, and events, including:

  • Creepy Crawly Critters Workshop with Amos Natural Science Education Services
  • Live hawks, owls and other critters with the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum
  • ​Hawks and Owl Workshop with the Vermont Institute of Natural Science
  • Butterflies with Jerry Schneider: Workshop and painting t-shirts
  • Bird Banding with Chris Rimmer of the Vermont Center for Ecostudies
  • Soap Carving Workshop with Erin Talmage of the Birds of Vermont Museum
  • River Walk with Kelly Stettner of the Black River Action Team
  • Early Morning Bird Walk with Don Clark (before the Festival opens)
  • Deformed Frogs with Carol Drummond
  • Face Painting with Sam Maskell and Moira Stettner
  • Fly Tieing with Thomas Drummey
  • Buy Flies with Mitchell Harrison
  • Puppet Show Workshop with Lindsay and her Puppet Pals
  • Animal Tracking Workshop and Walk with Lynn Levine
  • Education Table with a Master Gardener
  • Plants for sale with Morning Star Perennials
  • Windmill Hill Pinnacle Association
  • Putney Mountain Assocation
  • Ready by 21
  • Rockingham Conservation
  • Troy Wunderle's Big Top Adventures workshop
  • Springfield Garden Club will be there doing a child friendly activity
  • Squam Lake presents: Animal Excavators
  • Wildlife Encounters will have animals from around the world
  • Solar flares and sun spots with the Southern Vermont Astronomy Group

Suggested donation is $2 per person and $5 per family. Parking is free. 
No pets, please! Pets interfere with the live animal programs. Thanks!

16th Annual
Herricks Cove Wildlife Festival
Rockingham, Vermont
Sunday, May 3, 2015

Looking for more wildlife fun? 
Check out The Nature Museum's camps for kids and teens, or attend one of our upcoming programs for adults.
A special celebration of wildlife: 
 live animals, crafts, workshops, 
vendors, food, & more!

Directions to Herricks Cove:
From the north: Take Exit 6 off I-91 and bear right off the ramp onto Rt. 103 south. Follow 103 to its junction with Rt. 5 (103 ends there) and turn left on to Rt. 5 north. After descending the hill and crossing the Williams River, take the first road to the right (Herricks Cove Rd.). Watch for signs. 

From the south: Take Exit 6 from I- 91 and at the end of the ramp turn left on to Rt. 5 north. Follow Rt. 5 past the junction with Rt. 103 (sharp right at the junction). After descending the hill and crossing the Williams River, proceed with directions above.

​Funded by: TransCanada Hydro, HB Energy Solutions, Imery’s Talc, 
Ben & Jerry's Homemade, Bellows Falls Rotary, 
Mascoma Savings Bank,
 Vermont Country Store,and Eagle Optics.

Presented by: Ascutney Mountain Audubon Society, The Nature Museum at Grafton, Vermont Fish and Wildlife, & TransCanada Corporation.  

Handicapped Accessible • No Pets • Directions Below
Admission: Suggested Donation, $2/person, $5/family