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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
  • Fly Fishing 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
10AM-4PM


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