We're a small preserve with a big heart at a gentle bend in the North Branch of the Winooski River.
For more than a decade North Branch Nature Center has put people in touch with the sights, sounds and sensations of the wild within our capital.
North Branch is firefly light sparkling in a child's eye. It is a lecture hall where we learn the secrets of warblers and willows and weather. And it is a quiet place to walk or ski, swim or sit, or simply to do nothing beside the river.
ECO Institute (for educators) – Winter SeriesTuesday, January 8 through March 5 2019 @ 4:30 PM - 7:00 PMBy popular demand, NBNC's acclaimed ECO Institute is now offering a weeknight winter session for educators from January - March. Wilderness…Read More »
Schedule of Events:June 15, 2015 - June 19, 2015Water Wonders9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Weâ€™ll investigate the many forms water takes as it moves in and around NBNC. Expect many wet and wild adventures as we experiment with water and explore the pond,…Read More »