If you’re a wildlife enthusiast itching for spring then be sure to check out the 14th annual Herrick’s Cove Wildlife Festival on Sunday, May 5, 2013 in Rockingham, Vermont.
Herrick’s Cove, on the Connecticut River, hosts one of the most popular festivals in the area, with organizers reporting more than 2,000 people attending last year’s event. The festival includes nature walks, fly tying demonstrations, and live animals such hawks, owls and a wolf. There will also be hands-on activities, a ‘creepy crawly’ exhibit and a puppet show for families.
Activities are scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The suggested donation is $2.00 for an individual and $5.00 for a family. Pets are not allowed.
Herrick’s Cove is located just off of Route 5 less than three miles north of Bellows Falls.
For more information visit the Herrick’s Cove Wildlife Festival’s Facebook page or the website at http://www.nature-museum.org/herrickscove.html.
The event is presented by Ascutney Mountain Audubon Society, The Nature Museum at Grafton, Vermont Fish and Wildlife, and TransCanada Corporation, and sponsored by HB Energy Solutions, Imerys Talc, Ben and Jerry's, Bellows Falls Rotary, Connecticut River Bank, Vermont Country Store, and Eagle Optics.