Mt. Independence to host pre-season bird walk

ORWELL — Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell will host an “Early Bird Nature Walk” on Saturday, May 20, from 8-11 a.m. The walk, led by bird expert Sue Wetmore of Brandon, is a special event before the museum opens for 2023 on May 26. 

Wetmore is an engaging guide, and will introduce participants to the birds of spring, spring migration, and identifying whatever birds appear. Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. Bring water and your binoculars if you want. No pets please. 

Meet in front of the museum. The cost is $5 for adults, $1 for children 14 to 6, under 6 free.

Mount Independence is located on Mount Independence Road, six miles west of the intersections of VT Routes 22A and 73 near Orwell village. 

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