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.

 

Sunset Bird Watching Walk

September 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Wednesday, Sept. 18, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunset Bird Watching Walk The peak of the bird migration is upon us. Join us for a casual, 1-mile stroll through the forests, grasslands and wetlands to see dozens of waterfowl, shorebird, raptor and songbird species as they prepare for nightfall. Binoculars and field guides will be […]

Native Americans of the Finger Lakes

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sat., Sept. 21, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Native Americans of the Finger Lakes Archeological enthusiast Christopher M. Cramer will present an overview of the ancient Native American civilization of the Finger Lakes Region, focusing on the stone artifacts left behind. Regionally collected examples of stone tools will be on display, some dating back 10,000 […]

Migration Mania Van Tour

October 3 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Thursday, Oct. 3, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Migration Mania Van Tour The peak of the waterfowl migration is upon us. Join us for a birding van tour to see dozens of ducks, geese and swans as they settle into Montezuma’s marshes to feed and rest. Binoculars and field guides will be provided. Fee: $8/child, […]

Migration Mania Van Tour

October 9 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Thursday, Oct. 9, 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Migration Mania Van Tour The peak of the waterfowl migration is upon us. Join us for a birding van tour to see dozens of ducks, geese and swans as they settle into Montezuma’s marshes to feed and rest. Binoculars and field guides will be provided. Fee: $8/child, […]

Happy Owl-ween

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Saturday, Oct. 19, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Happy Owl-ween We are happy to welcome back Jean Soprano, of Kindred Kingdoms Wildlife Rehabilitation, who will have live owls on display during her presentation about the silent hunters of the night. Then, join our staff for a hike through the forest and grassland to explore the […]

Montezuma Birding Van Tour

October 23 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Thursday, Oct. 23, 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Montezuma Birding Van Tour The peak of the waterfowl migration is upon us. Join us for a birding van tour around the Montezuma Wetlands Complex to learn how to identify dozens of duck, goose and swan species based on their calls and plumage. Binoculars and field guides […]

Girl Scouts:  Conservation Day

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Oct 26, Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Girl Scouts:  Conservation Day Girl Scouts from Daisies to Ambassadors are invited to the Montezuma Audubon Center for Girl Scout Conservation Day with participation with various restoration projects throughout the Center grounds.  Each scout must have a leader, chaperone, or parent in attendance. Fee:  $5/Scout Space is limited and […]

Nature of Montezuma Lecture Series: Glacial Geology of the Finger Lakes

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday, Oct. 26, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Nature of Montezuma Lecture Series: Glacial Geology of the Finger Lakes Join Dr. Bruce Gilman, retired Professor of Environmental Conservation at Finger Lakes Community College, as he walks us through the glacial history of the Finger Lakes region. Learn about how glacial ice is formed, how the […]

Migration Mania Van Tour

October 31 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Thursday, Oct. 31, 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Migration Mania Van Tour The peak of the waterfowl migration is upon us. Join us for a birding van tour to see dozens of ducks, geese and swans as they settle into Montezuma’s marshes to feed and rest. Binoculars and field guides will be provided. Fee: $8/child, […]

Scouts BSA:  Conservation Day

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Saturday, Nov 2, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Scouts BSA:  Conservation Day What are invasive species and why do they need to be removed?  Scouts from Bobcats to Eagle scouts are invited to the Montezuma Audubon Center for Boy Scout Conservation Day.  They will learn all about invasive species management while participating with various restoration projects throughout […]