Montezuma Audubon Center

Trails Open Everyday – Dawn-Dusk

MAC Visitor Center Hours:

The MAC Visitor Center is currently closedRe-opening TBD
Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge

The Refuge Visitor Center is currently closed
Opening Date TBD

The Wildlife Drive is currently closed.The drive will re-open on Wednesday (April 1, 2020) weather permitting

Photo courtesy of Barbara Paserk


We support habitat restoration and management, wildlife conservation, and enhancement projects at the Montezuma Wetlands Complex.

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What’s New

Montezuma Audubon Center News and Notes for FOTMWC Board Meeting February 13, 2019

Montezuma Audubon Center News and Notes for FOTMWC Board Meeting February 13, 2019

Alyssa has been working on updating the MAC’s school programs, so that our programs align with the Next Gen Science Standards. She’s also been working on winter programming including leading birding tours and snowshoe hikes, hosting a bird banding demonstration, and...

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Radar Showing Montezuma’s Birds Taking Flight

Radar Showing Montezuma’s Birds Taking Flight

The National Weather Service in Binghamton, NY tweeted a radar image that shows more than rain approaching. #Rain approaching from the south. Also note the feature to the north. Migratory #birds taking off from the Montezuma Wildlife Refuge.

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Rail Banding Project 2016

Rail Banding Project 2016

One project accomplished in 2016 was the launch of a multi-year rail banding study. Rails are common in the Montezuma Marshes, but they are secretive and infrequently encountered. The goal of the study is to uncover important information about their secret lives – to better understand, especially, the movement and habitat utilization of rails in the Northern Montezuma Wildlife Management Area marshes.

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