ECHO is a children's science center focusing on Northern Vermont ecology and natural history. It was an impressive facility--large, new, and modern--of a metropolitan caliber, but with a distinct local focus.
ECHO is an aquarium, science, and history museum all in one. It features live exhibits of fish, reptiles, and amphibians native to the area, some of which are endangered or extremely rare. It also includes many hands-on interactive displays where children can learn about wind, water, and trees.
What I enjoyed most was the emphasis on the natural history of the Lake Champlain basin. Some 13,000 years ago, the lake was connected to the Saint Lawrence Bay. Glacier cha...Read More