Thanking Donors for Contributing to Bridges to Birds

A Hand-carved Comfort Bird

How shall we thank you? Let us count the ways! Each donor to our Bridges to Birds campaign may choose to receive a corresponding thank you gift from the Birds of Vermont Museum. Donations are cumulative; please call the Museum (802 434-2167) if you have questions about your donation history.

Chickadees receive a bumper sticker and two (2) passes to the Museum.

$50 — BLUE JAY
Blue Jays receive a set of 10 note cards of carvings and 2 passes to Museum.

Cardinals receive a hand-carved Comfort Bird (from trees downed by the flood) and 2 passes to Museum.

Nuthatches will have their names (or the names of those they wish to remember) included on a plaque mounted on or near our new bridge, plus a complete set of the previous gifts.

A thank-you dinner in the Treehouse

The first twenty (20) Scarlet Tanagers will receive a framed print of Vermont artist Libby Davidson’s plein-air ‘Painting #5’, showing Sherman Hollow Brook, plus all the Nuthatch-level gifts.

The first five(5) Hermit Thrushes will receive Dinner for Two in the Treehouse, plus the Nuthatch-level gifts.

$5,000 — PEREGRINE
Peregrines receive a one-of-a-kind Vermont or bird-themed handcrafted wall-hanging by quilt artist Carol McDowell, plus the Nuthatch-level gifts.

$20,000 — SNOWY OWL
The Snowy Owl donor will have the opportunity to accompany Denver Holt of the Owl Research Institute for several days in one of two research locations. The Donor can choose to visit Alaska to see snowy owls, or Montana to see numerous other species of owls. Airfare, room and board are included if travel arrangements are made with the Museum. The Donor will also be recognized on our memorial plaque.

Let us thank you!

Bridges to Birds: where we’ve been

How it All Began in July 2013: Flash flooding at the Museum
Plus photos.
Last Year’s Update: Bridges to Birds: Connecting to People
And the Treehouse phase: A New Point of View (from our Treehouse)
A booklet about it: Bridges to Birds (1Mb PDF)
All four phases, outlined: A Four-fold Project
And the collected posts (tagged “Bridges to Birds”)

Donate to help! We happily accept donations online through JustGive, NetworkForGood, and PayPal. You can also call (802) 434-2167 with your credit card info, or send a check in any amount at any time to

Birds of Vermont Museum
900 Sherman Hollow Road
Huntington, Vermont 05462



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