Take a guided walk on the wild side to look for and identify birds during the annual Early Bird Nature Walk at Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Gather outside the museum at 8:00 am. Your leader is bird expert Sue Wetmore of Brandon. Many birds fly through … Continue reading Springtime birding walk – May 20
We were sad to get the news of the death on April 23, 2017, of Mikell Beckley. A former member of the Coalition board, Mikell was a strong advocate for Mount Independence. She worked closely with Louise Ransom and helped raise money to improve the Mount. If you knew Mikell and would like to share … Continue reading Former board member Mikell Beckley has died
Enjoy a springtime history walk on the grounds of the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, on Saturday, May 6, 2017. The program runs from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., with several stopping points for those who may need to leave early. Experts on the Revolutionary War history of the Mount will lead the … Continue reading Spring History Walk – May 6
To Mount Independence Coalition members: If your membership is expiring this spring, you should receive a renewal notice in the mail soon (by April 21 or so). We hope you will want to continue to support the work of the Coalition by renewing your membership. Consider upgrading your membership to Baldwin or St. Clair levels. … Continue reading Renewal notices are in the mail
The Coalition has a new website. Well, you know that, since you're reading this post. We moved from our long-term host to wordpress.com. The site will be a little lean on content for a while, but we will build it up over the next few weeks and months. Stay tuned. Thanks for visiting.
Search for the tender beauties of spring wildflowers in a guided walk at the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, on Sunday, April 30, 2017, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Horticulturist Amy Olmsted, a nursery professional for over 20 years, leads this colorful walk among the craggy slopes of the Mount. Olmsted, chief horticulturist at Rocky … Continue reading Spring Wildflower Walk – April 30