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  • Part 2: Re-nesting Great Horned Owls in Rutland, VT
    By Nathan Thoele Environmental Educator Two days after finding the colony of nests, the second Great Horned Owlet, and at least one parent, our team (Peter, Grae,...
  • Part 1: Re-nesting Great Horned Owls in Rutland, VT
    By Anna AutilioEnvironmental Educator Spring means many things in Vermont, and for the Center for Wild Bird Rehabilitation (CWBR) at VINS, it means the beginning of...
  • The Great Egret
    By Lauren Adams Lead Wildlife Keeper Around the rehab center at VINS, winter brings few surprises. Lots of Barred Owls, maybe a few Red-tailed or a Cooper’s Hawks,...
  • CWBR Updates & A Special Release
    By Lauren Adams, Lead Wildlife Keeper Ah, winter.  The “quiet” season in wildlife rehabilitation.  Around here, we call it Barred Owl season.  When the cold air creeps...
  • The Adoption Option: What you should know before you do
    By Jordan Daley Research and Education Coordinator When I was young my family adopted a polar bear family for Christmas. My youngest brother having recently been born,...
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