by Sylvia C. Dodge
Local schoolchildren and bird enthusiasts learned how to help some endangered birds recently thanks to the collaboration of a group of local libraries. The Greensboro Free Library, Barton Public Library, Glover Public Library, and Jeudevine Memorial Library in Hardwick banded together to host a presentation by the Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) about owls and falcons.
Anastasia Mickiewicz, an environmental educator and bird trainer, shared all sorts of interesting information about barn owls, eastern screech owls, and American kestrels. Two of the birds, the barn owl and the kestrel, are experiencing significant population declines.
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