We support habitat restoration and management, wildlife conservation, and enhancement projects at the Montezuma Wetlands Complex.
Our serene winter wonderland provides a plethora of opportunities to get outside and explore the Montezuma Wetlands Complex with friends and family. Come out for a Hot Cocoa and Snow program to explore the wild side of Montezuma on snowshoes. Hop in our van and tour Montezuma to encounter majestic bald eagles, hawks, owls and waterfowl. Don’t miss the live owls that will be the stars of our Owl Prowl program. You can also rent snowshoes from us to explore the winter landscape on your own.read more
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge is excited to announce this year’s Winter Book Club Reads. Book discussions will be held at the Montezuma NWR Visitor Center, 3395 US Route 20 East, Seneca Falls, NY 13148, from 2:00-3:30 PM on February 21 and March 20, 2016.read more
The 2015/2016 Montezuma Winter Raptor Survey season will begin November 18th.
Surveys have been conducted annually at Montezuma since 2010, and will be conducted weekly on Wednesdays, one half hour before sunset to one half hour after sunset. Our work generates important data for use by the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge and Department of Environmental Conservation in managing habitat. Accurate data collection is our number one priority. Our work is important, and I assure you that it will be appreciated.read more
This ‘Big Day’, 24-hour birding event and premier fundraising effort of the Friends of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex continues to provide good times for birders of all ages. Although rain paid a visit mid-day on Saturday, and returned with about a half-hour to go, spirits were not dampened for the all-time record numbers of 135 participants and 37 teams.read more