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. Space is limited and registration is required for all programs. Programs will run even if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoeing. Please call 315-365-3588 or e-mail montezuma@audubon.org.


Northern Montezuma Birding Van Tour

November 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Nov. 30, Friday 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Northern Montezuma Birding Van Tour As the sun sets on a late autumn day, waterfowl are settling into Montezuma’s marshes and nocturnal raptors are getting ready to begin their dusk hunt. Hop in our van for an excursion to the northern part of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex […]

Home School Nature Series: Climate Change (Ages 11-15)

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dec. 5, Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Home School Nature Series: Climate Change (Ages 11-15) The Earth’s climate is a complicated system. What’s the difference between weather and climate?  Is one extremely hot day caused by climate change?  Students will address the misconceptions of climate change while distinguishing fact from opinion. PRE-REGISTRTATION and PAYMENT […]

Junior Home School Nature Series: Fish Adaptations

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dec. 7, Friday 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Junior Home School Nature Series: Fish Adaptations (Ages 5-10) Winter is coming and fish will have to adapt to their icy environments to survive. But how will they do it? Explore the amazing characteristics that fish employ to survive in Montezuma’s waterways and learn where you can […]

Winter Wreath Workshop

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Dec. 8, Saturday, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Winter Wreath Workshop While there aren’t many blooming plants during the winter months, there are many plants to be appreciated during the holiday season. Join us for a 1-mile stroll through the quiet woods to collect pine and hemlock boughs to make winter wreaths. Many birds like […]

Wine & Wings Birding Van Tour

December 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Dec. 15, Saturday, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wine and Wings Birding Van Tour The holiday season is here and so are our wintering raptors.  Join us as we head out in our van to look for elusive Short-eared Owls, hunting Northern Harriers, soaring Bald Eagles, and more.  During the tour we’ll stop at the […]

Christmas Bird Count

December 17