2023 Events

Join the Winooski Valley Park District at these upcoming events!

Winter Tree ID Walk with Burlington Wildways

Saturday February 11, 2023
11:00am – 12:00pm
Ethan Allen Homestead, Burlington

Join Burlington Wildways AmeriCorps at the Ethan Allen Homestead for a winter tree identification walk! Everyone of all ages and experience levels is welcome.

Saturday, February 11th 11am-12pm at 1 Ethan Allen Homestead Burlington VT 05408. We will meet by the information kiosk next to the main parking lot at the Northwest corner of the museum building.

Please dress for the weather and feel free to bring any resources you’d like (ID books, hand lens, other tools). If you have any questions, please email 

Space is limited – please register here: walk registration

Pride Hike: Ethan Allen Homestead

Co-hosted by Audubon Vermont, Pride Center of Vermont, Outright Vermont, Ethan Allen Homestead, and Winooski Valley Parks District

Saturday February 18, 2023
1:00 – 3:00pm
Ethan Allen Homestead, Burlington

Pride Hikes are a collaboration between Audubon Vermont, the Pride Center of Vermont, and Outright Vermont.  Pride Hikes have been happening every month since June of 2018 and go beyond being “welcoming to everyone” to creating a safe, affirming space for LGBTQIA++ community members.

For more event information and registration please visit Audubon VT Event Page

City Nature Challenge and Celebration 2023!

This spring Burlington, Colchester, South Burlington, and Winooski are teaming up again with local partners to organize a multi-day event that invites EVERYONE to engage with and celebrate the amazing natural world right here in our local communities. Learn more about all that is happening with the City Nature Celebration here. Highlighted events below:

Stay tuned for more information!
Friday April 28 – Monday May 1 ALL DAY, EVERYDAY!
Anywhere in Burlington, Colchester, South Burlington and Winooski
Join in a friendly competition of over 400 cities from around the world in a global bioblitz challenge! Using iNaturalist to document and record nature sightings over the four day challenge will contribute to ongoing citizen science data collection and the creation of a local Nature Clock.
Sunday April 30, 2022 10:00am – 3:00pm 
Intervale Center (180 Intervale Rd. Burlington)
Join fellow nature enthusiasts for a SPECTACULAR day celebrating the natural areas of the Burlington Intervale! ALL ARE WELCOME! Learn how to use iNaturlist and participate in the CNC BioBlitz, participate in riparian forest restoration projects, learn about local ecology from local experts, taste invasive plant recipes (like Japanese knotweed ice cream and garlic mustard pesto!) and learn about how to manage invasive plants, and so much more!

Partner Organization Events

  • Ethan Allen Homestead Museum Third Sunday Lecture Series: Each months lecture will explore a different topic of local and American History. Speakers include local historians and authors. Third Sunday of the month at 2:00pm online. For more information call (802) 865 – 4556 or contact Be sure to check out the Museum’s calendar of events or follow them on Facebook for other exciting and informative events on Vermont History!