May 6, 2017: 11th Annual Wildlife Festival at the Montezuma Audubon Center

May 6, 2017: 11th Annual Wildlife Festival at the Montezuma Audubon Center

The Montezuma Audubon Center’s 11th Annual Wildlife Festival on Saturday, May 6th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. will celebrate the Montezuma Wetlands Complex as a critically important habitat for millions

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April 22nd Erie Canal Earth Day Clean Sweep

Meet up on Earth Day for the Erie Canal Clean Sweep. New York’s largest Earth Day clean-up event.

Each year the NYS Canal Corporation and Parks & Trails New York hosts volunteer events along the New York State Canal System as part of the 12th

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Do you have an interest in Lake Ontario?

Participate in NY Great Lakes Action Agenda

All NYS Great Lakes stakeholders are invited to participate — including environmental orgs, academic institutions, state and federal agencies, local government, individuals and other diverse stakeholder groups (business, health, recreation, planning, etc).

What: SE Lake Ontario Work Group

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National Farm Viability Conference

May 22-24 – The National Farm Viability Conference is focused on strengthening farm sustainability, building stronger and more resilient local food systems and supporting the long term profitability of farming and agri-entrepreneurs from start-ups to generational businesses.

This will be the largest gathering of professionals

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Montezuma’s Migration Mania Tour

March 23 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Enjoy a leisurely ride in the Montezuma Audubon Center ‘s van for an excursion to Montezuma’s birding hot spots where hundreds of thousands of ducks, geese and swans can be seen. Bald Eagles, Short-eared Owls and other

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Raptors have invaded the Montezuma Wetlands Complex

Short Eared Owl

Raptors have invaded the Montezuma Wetlands Complex and now is a great time to see them! On Friday February 24th, Hop in the Montezuma Audubon Center van for an excursion to Montezuma’s premier birding locations to encounter Short-eared Owls, Bald Eagles, Northern

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Free Fishing Weekend February 18 & 19

The first of several free fishing days in New York State for 2017 will take place next weekend on Saturday, February 18 and Sunday, February 19.

During these designated days, New York residents and non-residents are permitted to fish for free without a fishing license.

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Great American Bird Count

For at least 15 minutes on one or more days of the count, February 17-20, 2017, simply tally the numbers and kinds of birds you see. You can count from any location, anywhere in the world, for as long as you wish!

If you’re new

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Fun at Montezuma Audubon Center

Join volunteers from Montezuma Audubon Center at Buttonwood Grove Winery for a guided snowshoe hike along the gorge trail, wine and cheese pairings and a live bird of prey presentation. Saturday, February 4 at 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM EST Space is limited. PRE-PAID RESERVATIONS

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Christmas Bird Count

Photo Credit Audubon Society

Looking for a new holiday tradition? How about the national Audubon Christmas Bird Count?

The Christmas Bird Count (CBC) will take place at the Montezuma Audubon Center located at 2295 State Route 89, Savannah, NY 13146 at 5:00 pm on Monday,

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