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.

 

Montezuma Birding Van Tour

November 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 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 […]

Scouts BSA Fish and Wildlife Management Merit Badge

November 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Saturday, Nov. 16, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Scouts BSA Fish and Wildlife Management Merit Badge Please be prepared to go outside and dress appropriately for the weather. Pre-requisites/pre-registration is required.  All Scouts must be accompanied by a parent, leader, or chaperone.  Fee: $10/Scout. PRE-PAID RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Space is limited. Registration required.  Call 315-365-3588 or e-mail […]

Northern Montezuma Birding Van Tour

November 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Saturday, Nov. 23, 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 […]

Montezuma Birding Van Tour

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Montezuma Birding Van Tour Looking to get out of the house after the holiday? Join us on this late autumn day for an excursion to explore the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. We will look for ducks, geese, swans, and wintering raptors. Binoculars, a spotting scope, and field guides will be provided, but feel free to bring […]

Montezuma Birding Van Tour

December 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Wednesday, Dec. 4, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.   Montezuma Birding Van Tour  Waterfowl have left their breeding grounds and are ready for the long, cold winter. Join us for a birding van tour to see dozens of ducks, geese and swans as they rest, feed, and socialize in Montezuma’s marshes. Binoculars, a spotting scope, and […]

Family-friendly Winter Nature Walk

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

Saturday, Dec. 7, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Family-friendly Winter Nature Walk Join us for a guided, easy to moderate 1-mile stroll through the forest and grasslands and around the wetlands. Along the way, you will learn about how the Montezuma Wetlands Complex was formed and we will look for winter signs of birds and […]

Wine and Wings Birding Van Tour

December 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday, Dec. 14, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wine and Wings Birding Van Tour The holiday season is here and so are the 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 will stop at […]

Christmas Bird Count

December 16

Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count The Christmas Bird Count (CBC) is a long-standing program. of the National Audubon Society, with over 100 years of citizen science involvement. It is an early-winter bird census, where thousands of volunteers across the US, Canada and many countries in the Western Hemisphere, go out over a 24-hour period on one […]

Montezuma Birding Van Tour

December 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Thursday, Dec. 19, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  Montezuma Birding Van Tour Waterfowl have left their breeding grounds and are ready for the long, cold winter. Join us for a birding van tour to see dozens of ducks, geese and swans as they rest, feed, and socialize in Montezuma’s marshes. Binoculars, a spotting scope, and […]

First Day Hike at the Montezuma Audubon Center

January 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Wednesday, Jan. 1, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. First Day Snowshoe Hike Join us to ring in 2020 by strapping on some snowshoes and taking a leisurely 1-mile hike through snow muffled forests, across restored grasslands and around the frozen marshes to explore hearty winter birds and look for signs of active mammals. *Note- if […]