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To all who shared our celebration of Bob Spear

We’d like to thank all those who came to our celebration of the life of Bob Spear on Saturday, October 24.

Some 200 or so friends, family, neighbors, and visitors stopped by the Birds of Vermont Museum to share conversation, memories, cards, carvings, and more. 164 more words

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Join us to remember Bob Spear, October 25, 1-4 pm

Remembering Bob Spear

Naturalist, Birder, Carver, Teacher and More


On Saturday, October 25, the Birds of Vermont Museum will be open from 1pm – 4pm in the afternoon, in order to celebrate the life and legacy of Bob Spear. 178 more words

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Bob Spear, 1920 - 2014

We are saddened to announce that Bob Spear, friend, teacher, carver, naturalist, father, partner, and so much more, passed away on Sunday, October 19, 2014, surrounded by family and friends. 97 more words

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Archaeology in Oshawa - the MacLeod Site

The MacLeod archaeological site, located at the corners of Thornton and Rossland Roads in Oshawa, is a Lake Ontario Iroquois village dating from 1450 A.D.   It is one of the first known settlements in the Oshawa area.   490 more words


The Echoes of their Wings: a Talk by Joel Greenberg

This post appeared first in our late summer 2014 issue of Chip Notes.

The passenger pigeon, abundant beyond current imagining, is gone. What can we, did we, and will we learn from our relationship to and with this remarkable species? 331 more words

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FREE admission during Smithsonian magazine’s tenth annual Museum Day Live! September 27, 2014

The Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 27, 2014, as part of the Smithsonian… 103 more words