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Audubon Community Nature Center
With fall just around the corner, now is the time to stock up on birdseed to be sure your feathered friends visit your home throughout the winter.
Thursday, September 27, at 5 p.m. is the deadline for ordering bird seed and related treats from Audubon Community Nature Center’s (ACNC) Fall Bird Seed Sale. In addition to the exclusively formulated Conewango Blend for local birds, other popular feeds such as sunflower, niger, and suet are also available.
To place your order, call (716) 569–2345 during business hours, stop by the Nature Center, or visit the Shop page at auduboncnc.org where you can order online or download and print an order form to mail.
Pick-up at Audubon is Saturday, October 13, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
You won’t even have to get out of your car, as volunteers will cheerfully load the fresh seed, direct from the supplier, right into your trunk.
As an additional bonus, come into the Blue Heron Gift Shop that day and receive a 10% discount on all merchandise, including a wide assortment of bird feeders and bird houses.
Conewango Blend is also sold in the Blue Heron Gift Shop in the Nature Center and at Anderson’s Produce (seasonal), Jamestown; Ashville General Store, Ashville; Bridgeview One Stop, Bemus Point; Ekey’s Garden Centre, North Warren; Hamlet Farms, Sheridan; Herbs R4U, Jamestown; Howe’s True Value, Warren; Lakewood Apothecary, Lakewood; Lighthouse Point Grocery, Mayville; Ace Hardware Oneida Lumber, Warren; Robert’s Nursery (seasonal), Kennedy; Russell Veterinary Hospital, Russell; and Wegmans, Lakewood.
Audubon Community Nature Center is located at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, N.Y., and Warren, Pa. The three-story Nature Center building contains interactive displays, a collection of live animals, and the Blue Heron Gift Shop. Building hours are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Sundays 1 – 4 p.m.
The 600-acre wetland preserve with its exhibit of Liberty, the non-releasable Bald Eagle, can be visited from dawn until dusk daily.
Depending on the weather and the season, you can enjoy the native tree arboretum, gardens, picnic area, and natural play space and use the more than five miles of trails for hiking, snowshoeing, or cross country skiing.
To learn more about Audubon and its many programs, call (716) 569–2345 during business hours or visit auduboncnc.org .
Audubon Community Nature Center builds and nurtures connections between people and nature by providing positive outdoor experiences, opportunities to learn about and understand the natural world, and knowledge to act in environmentally responsible ways.