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Vermont Fish and Wildlife and Audubon Vermont

Dec. 14 through Jan. 5, 2020: 120th annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count. New: free Bird Guide app; indoor feeder counts possible. christmasbirdcount.org, audubon.org; gbbc.birdcount.org, feederwatch.org. audubon.org/plantsforbirds.


Green Mountain Club/Montpelier

Dec. 14: Hike Snowshoe Moscow. Moderate, 4.6 mile round trip. Potluck lunch. Bring food to share, dish, utensils, cup, water. Co-leaders will bring backpacking stove for hot drinks. Jessica Ettinger, 615-414-0842, ettinger.jessica@gmail. Phyllis Rubenstein, 793-6313, phyllis@phyllisrubensteinlaw.comcastbiz.net.


Green Mountain Club

Dec. 12: 6 to 8 p.m. Introduction to Winter Hiking 2019-2020. GMC Education Staff. Limit: 25 for evening class, $25 (member discount). Ten for day hike, snow or shine. Registration closes 48 hours before course.

Dec. 14: noon to 3 p.m. Map & Compass 101. Limit 12. Compasses provided but bring your own to compare styles. Outdoors. Easy to moderate. David Hathaway, GMC Burlington Section. $30, 20 percent discount for GMC members.

GMC Visitor Center, 4711 Waterbury-Stowe Road/Route 100. greenmountainclub.org, 802-244-7037.

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