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Field Guide to June

Here in Vermont, we dream of June during the darkest winter days. Its days last forever. Here’s just a few of the natural history wonders for the month.
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© Michael Sargent A banded female Ruby-crowned Kinglet takes a moment to think about life before flying off. Mt. Mansfield, 7 June 2019. © Michael Sargent

VCE's 28th Mansfield Season

The 2019 field season on Mt. Mansfield begins on a quiet, chilly note

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Our scientists publish their findings in peer-reviewed journals across multiple disciplines. We also produce summaries of our findings for the policy-makers and the general public.

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Monarch (Danaus plexippus)

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The Buzz in Your Backyard

We all recognize bumble bees buzzing about or honey bees foraging among flowers, but did you know there are more than 300 species of wild bees living in Vermont? Join the Outdoor Radio team and discover bees and learn about their natural history.
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