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ECHO Logo November 2014  
Issue 120  
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Burton Riglet Snowboarding
Burton Riglet Snowboarding Exhibit
Thanks to a special partnership between Burton Snowboards, Smugglers’ Notch Ski Resort, with additional support from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont, ECHO presents a special exhibit around the science and art of snowboarding. This exhibit has many components including a FREE outdoor terrain park on Saturday, November 15 hosted by Burton Snowboards and Smugglers' Notch Resort and geared towards riders Grades K-2. (The rain date is Sunday, November 16th.) ECHO’s website has detailed information about this exceptional multi-level program which includes an evening event just for adults (see ECHO AfterDark “Burton Presents” below).
Burton Riglet Snowboarding Exhibit
ECHO AfterDark:
Burton Presents
ECHO AfterDark Burton Presents
Enjoy an evening of films featuring world-class snowboarding through the eyes of Burton Snowboard’s top riders. Six videos from the 'Burton Presents' web video series will be shown on Thursday, November 13, 7 to 9 p.m. Be present for fun and fantastic giveaways and a chance to walk away with a new Burton snowboard. Enjoy one FREE pint of beer courtesy of Otter Creek Brewing plus a cash bar and lite snacks courtesy of Sugarsnap.
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ECHO AfterDark/
Café Sci #3: Coffee
ECHO AfterDark Café Scientifique on Coffee
Guest presenters Spencer Turer and Dan Cox combine their expertise to present Coffee Quality – Farm to Cup, the third discussion in the 4-part Café Sci evenings around the topic of coffee. Their discussion will identify how coffee quality is managed for both green and roasted coffee and how coffee quality is measured by professionals. Join us on Tuesday, November 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. Free for ECHO members, $5 non-members. For the 21+ crowd. Lite snacks and cash bar provided by Sugarsnap.
Café Sci Coffee Events

Gift Shop
Gift Shop at ECHO
Attention bargain hunters! During the month of November, all t-shirts in ECHO’s giftshop are on sale for just $10 each (half off!). Come in early to ensure the best size and design, while supplies last! And when you're here, check out the other new, unusual, and extra special gift items. Members get 10% off their purchase (includes sale items!). Open to the public daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Day.
Gift Shop at ECHO

Neonate Spiny
Softshells Arrive
Neonate Spiny Softshell Turtle
ECHO welcomed 24 neonate spiny softshell turtles on Tuesday, October 28th after being cared for by Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife (VF&W) Rare Species Biologist Steve Parren. This is the 8th year ECHO has worked with VF&W in this Headstart program for this regionally fragile species. They will be well fed and cared for at ECHO all winter and spring and will double in size before they are released into Lake Champlain in June.
Photo album of the turtles.
You Give.
We give.
You Give. We give.
Since 2006 ECHO has provided benefits to over 230,000 people through the Open Door program. The You Give, We Give campaign is the single largest public fundraiser for this program each year. When you purchase or renew your membership between now and January 31, ECHO gives an equally valued membership to deserving familes in our region through a network of partnerships with 38+ social services organizations.
Purchase a membership today.

Birthday Parties
Birthday Parties at ECHO
Have a party that makes a difference! Celebrate in eco-friendly style while supporting ECHO’s mission and inspiring stewardship of our Lake Champlain Basin. Guests will enjoy an unforgettable party and after the party, have 100% access to ECHO’s many exhibits including 70 species of animals and more than 100 interactive, hands-on exhibits. Choose from a variety of easy-to-plan packages. Contact Meg Billado today and let’s get this party started! Call Meg at 802-864-1848, ext. 127.
Birthdays at ECHO

Holiday Parties
Holiday Parties at ECHO
We still have a few choice dates left for your holiday party! Call now and begin to plan a very special and memorable event for your family, friends, co-workers and/or business associates. We make it easy! Plus, it is never too early to reserve ECHO for a summer wedding. ECHO event managers Meg Billado (ext. 127) and Alli Kozick (ext. 124) are ready to make your planning easy so give them a call today. 802-864-1848.
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What's happening
November Events
There is always something exciting going on at ECHO! ECHO offers educational programming and live animal feedings every day at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., all free with admission. Check ECHO’s Calendar of Events page to get the most recent and up-to-date look at all the happenings both day and night!
ECHO's Calendar of Events

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Update Staff:
Editor: Gerianne Smart, Director of Marketing and Communications
Design: Abbe Malcolm, Graphic Communication Designer
Photo credits: Burton Presents: Kimmy Fasani – © Burton, You Give. We Give images – © ECHO, Birthday Parties – A. Malcolm © ECHO, Gift Shop – A. Malcolm © ECHO, Holiday Parties – A. Kozick © ECHO, Neonate Turtle Photo Album – J. Rodriguez © ECHO.
voice: 802.864.1848 or (toll-free) 1.877.324.6386
address: One College Street, Burlington, VT 05401
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