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Events Near Essex NY

Winter Bird Monitoring Walk : Great Backyard Bird Count

Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 at 8:00am
Audubon Vermont's Green Mountain Audubon Center
Huntington, VT
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Pride Hikes : Colchester Causeway

Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 at 9:30am
Colchester Causeway Trail
Colchester, VT
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Mill Trail Snowshoe

Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 at 1:00pm
Stowe, VT
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Ski, Snowshoe, or Hike

Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 at 2:00pm
Willsboro, NY
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Introduction to Smelting

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 at 5:00pm
Waterbury, VT
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Experience The Forest At Night And Call Owls!

Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 6:00pm
Niquette Bay State Park
Colchester, VT
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The Next Step In Winter Wildlife Tracking

Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 at 9:00am
Audubon Vermont's Green Mountain Audubon Center
Huntington, VT
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Maple Sugaring Day

Thursday, Feb 28, 2019 at 8:30am
Audubon Vermont's Green Mountain Audubon Center
Huntington, VT
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Northfield Farmers' Market

Sunday, Mar 3, 2019 at 11:00am
Plumley Armory
Northfield, VT
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Monthly Wildlife Walk

Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 at 8:00am
Otter View Park
Middlebury, VT
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