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.

 

MARSH @ MAC/DEC: Hydrilla Monitoring

July 25 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

MARSH! is part of a larger effort to restore, protect, and enhance wildlife habitat on nearly 50,000 acres in the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. This VOLUNTEER program supports the habitat restoration efforts of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Montezuma Audubon Center and other partners at Montezuma. This […]

Montezuma Explorer Day Camp

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

July 26, Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Montezuma Explorer Day Camp Learn about the wonders of Montezuma during a day of fun, nature-based activities for kids ages 6-12! We’ll hike through the forest (don’t forget your bug spray!) and search for clues of the birds and other wildlife that live here. We’ll also explore […]

Birding and Boating:  Cayuga-Seneca Canal

July 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

July 28, Saturday, 12:00 p.m.– 2:30 p.m. Birding and Boating:  Cayuga-Seneca Canal Join us for a relaxing canoe/kayak paddle to explore the Cayuga-Seneca Canal near the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge. This is a wonderful opportunity to view Montezuma from the water, explore Montezuma’s breeding songbirds and raptors, and try canoeing/kayaking for the first time! Bring […]

Birding and Boating: Seneca River

August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

August 3, Friday, 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Birding and Boating: Seneca River What better way to enjoy a summer sunset than a relaxing, sunset canoe/kayak paddle to explore the birds, other wildlife and their habitats near the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge! We will launch boats into the Seneca River to see a variety of […]

Paint and Taste: Birds and Rootbeer!

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

August 11, Saturday, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.    Paint and Taste: Birds and Rootbeer! Be a part of our first “Paint and Taste” class! Learn how to paint a native bird species (Red-tailed Hawk, Eastern Bluebird, or Northern Cardinal), and sample some local, non-alcoholic beverages as well! All materials are provided, just arrive and enjoy […]

Montezuma Audubon Birding Van Tour

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

August 16, Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Montezuma Birding Van Tour The summer is full of young birds learning about life outside their nests. Join us as we look for raptors, waterfowl, shorebirds and songbirds and observe how dedicated parents prepare their young for the fall migration. We will explore Montezuma’s birding hotspots where […]

Montezuma Dip & Sip

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

August 17, Friday, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Montezuma Dip & Sip     What better way to enjoy a summer afternoon than a relaxing canoe/kayak paddle to explore the birds, other wildlife and their habitats near the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge! We will launch boats into the Seneca River to see a variety of songbirds, […]

Paddling Along the Wine Trail at Buttonwood Grove Winery

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

August 25, Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.    Paddling Along the Wine Trail at Buttonwood Grove Winery Join the Montezuma Audubon Center and Buttonwood Grove Winery for an event unlike any other! Start with a guided paddle on the tranquil waters of Cayuga Lake to experience the early fall migration. Then, enjoy delicious wine tastings […]

Cayuga Lake Sunset Paddle

August 31 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

August 31, Friday, 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Cayuga Lake Sunset Paddle What better way to enjoy the end of the summer than a relaxing, sunset canoe/kayak paddle to explore the birds, other wildlife and their habitats at the north end of Cayuga Lake! This is a great opportunity to see migratory songbirds, marsh birds […]