Trails Open Everyday – Dawn-Dusk
MAC Visitor Center Hours:
Join Environmental Educator Alyssa Johnson for a virtual tour of the Montezuma Audubon Center
The Refuge Visitor Center is currently closed
Opening Date TBD
Please visit responsibly
- Stay in your vehicle until designated viewing areas (marked by binocular sign).
- Walking and bicycling are NOT PERMITTED on the Drive until Memorial Day weekend.
- Dogs & other pets are NOT PERMITTED outside of vehicles along the Drive.
- Hours are 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset.
- The Drive is ONE WAY. It ends on State Route 89. A left onto Rte 89 takes you back to US Route 20. A right onto Rte. 89 takes you to viewing areas and ultimately to the Montezuma Audubon Center.
We support habitat restoration and management, wildlife conservation, and enhancement projects at the Montezuma Wetlands Complex.
Check out the aerial images (and follow them as they are updated) to get a birds-eye view often hidden from below.
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. pic.twitter.com/j3Jt43tXR2...
We put the drone up Friday for her first workout and took a few pics. It's tough getting whole marsh pics at places like Marten's Tract or Guys Marsh without flying higher than is legal or being at an angle that makes it tough to pic out detail. You can see in some...
The DeRoo Youth Conservation Event celebrated its ninth year providing youngsters with the opportunity to actually partake in hunting experiences for pheasant, waterfowl, and whitetail deer. The entire event took place over a two weekend period starting with the conservation dinner at the Montezuma Audubon Center (MAC) on Friday September 30th.
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.
A great turnout of enthusiastic birders enjoyed the ‘Big Day’, 24-hour birding event and premier fund-raising effort of the Friends of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. This was the 20th annual Muckrace and it continues to provide good times for birders of all skills and ages.
WRVO Public Media aired a segment featuring our MARSH! program. You can listen to the broadcast and read the article online.
Montezuma Audubon Center’s Youth Sportsman And Wildlife Adventure Summer Camps—July 11–July 29, 2016
The Montezuma Audubon Center is pleased to announce that registration has begun for the 2016 Youth Sportsman and Wildlife Adventure Summer Camps for boys and girls ages 11 to 15. Youth sportsman will earn their hunter safety, waterfowl ID, bow safety, and trapper...
The Montezuma Audubon Center (MAC) is pleased to announce we are hosting the 10th Annual Wildlife Festival on Saturday, May 7 from 10 am – 3 pm. This year’s festival features a great lineup of planned activities including, live animal presentations, great food and...