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Birding for Change

Birding for Change

Gordon Coates, Staff Writer

October 20, 2018


Filed under Culture

Ostrich ferns brush the ankles of 4th and 5th graders as they run amongst the huge silver maple forest and sink knee deep into mud on the banks of the Winooski River. On Wednesday afternoons, Trish O’Kane aims to combat the ailments of an increasingly indoor, sedentary, screen filled world thr...

Birding for Change Program

Birding for Change Program

Jordan Mitchell, Multimedia Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Videos

Birding for Change is a UVM program that provides elementary school children access to an education that is an alternative to learning in the typical classroom setting. UVM students are partnered with elementary school students and act as their mentors to help them grow. Video by Jordan Mitchell and...

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