Little Explorers Learn about Spring Happenings at Audubon, Saturday, April 8

Little Explorers Learn about Spring Happenings at Audubon, Saturday, April 8

Article Contributed by Audubon Community Nature Center “Coming Alive” is the theme for Audubon Community Nature Center’s (ACNC’s) Little Explorers in April. The 10-11:30 a.m. program on Saturday, April 8, is for you and the three- to eight-year-old child(ren) in your life. April is a month that is full of beginnings and ACNC will help […]

Volunteer Trail Guide Training at Audubon Wednesdays in April

Volunteer Trail Guide Training at Audubon Wednesdays in April

Article Contributed by Audubon Community Nature Center Question: How can Audubon Community Nature Center’s four-member education staff provide an outdoor experience for more than 3,000 schoolchildren every spring? Answer: With the help of volunteers who have a passionate enthusiasm for sharing nature with children. Trail Guides volunteers are essential to the education programming at Audubon. […]

Take a Happy Hour Hike into Spring at Audubon

Take a Happy Hour Hike into Spring at Audubon

Article Contributed by Audubon Community Nature Center What better way to welcome spring than with a hike on the beautiful grounds of the Audubon Community Nature Center! Audubon will provide the landscape and Senior Naturalist Sarah Hatfield will lead you through the woodlands on the first day of spring, Monday, March 20, 2017. At this […]

Audubon’s First Friday, March 3: Can Dumpster Discards Help Animals?

Audubon’s First Friday, March 3: Can Dumpster Discards Help Animals?

Article Contributed by Audubon Community Nature Center At Audubon Community Nature Center’s next First Friday Lunch Bunch presenter Peter Tucker will pose the question: “Can Constructed Habitats Help?” At the 11 a.m. event on March 3, you can learn if humans can make homes that aid threatened and/or beneficial insects and animals. Tucker is doing […]

Audubon Accepting 2017 Nature Photo Contest Entries

Audubon Accepting 2017 Nature Photo Contest Entries

Article Contributed by Audubon Community Nature Center Entries have begun to arrive for Audubon Community Nature Center’s 2017 Nature Photography Contest. Now in its seventh year, the competition is designed to encourage anyone who enjoys doing photography – from beginners to professionals – to enter their images for consideration. “The Photo Contest helps us fulfill […]

Jamestown Audubon Nature Center Visits Fletcher Elementary School

Jamestown Audubon Nature Center Visits Fletcher Elementary School

Article Contributed by Jamestown Audubon Nature Center “The fox and the bobcat both had fur didn’t they?” asked Carly Polisoto, Jamestown Audubon Nature Center Naturalist to Fletcher Elementary School UPK students in Jennifer Schrader’s class. “And we also have fur, we just call it something different.” “That’s hair!” said one of the students. “That’s right […]

Time to Order Audubon Birdseed

Time to Order Audubon Birdseed

Article Contributed by Audubon Community Nature Center It’s not easy for wild birds to find food this time of year. Putting out a feeder and keeping it filled is good for the birds and those who feed them. Watching these beautiful creatures from the comfort of our homes can bring optimism to our days and […]

Audubon Community Nature Center Planning 35th Annual Snowflake Sustainable Living Festival

Audubon Community Nature Center Planning 35th Annual Snowflake Sustainable Living Festival

Article Contributed by Jamestown Audubon Nature Center Audubon Community Nature Center is planning for its 35th Annual Snowflake Sustainable Living Festival to be the best yet. Magic Moments horse-drawn Carriage Rides, Wild Spirit Education programs with owls and hawks, alpacas from Dun Roving Farms, Chautauqua County Humane Society, and Tails of the Tundra Siberian Husky […]

Little Explorers Learn about Plant Skeletons at Audubon

Little Explorers Learn about Plant Skeletons at Audubon

Article Contributed by Audubon Community Nature Center Children aged three to eight and their favorite grownups will learn about plants in the winter at Audubon Community Nature Center’s next Little Explorers. On Saturday morning, January 14, the topic will be “Plant Skeletons.” Some plants completely die back for the winter. Other leave stalks or seedpods, […]