Jamestown, NY – Those who support the Audubon Center & Sanctuary do so for a variety of reasons, often for the positive experiences it has offered them and their families. The bottom line for many is the knowledge that it takes a love for and understanding of the natural world for both children and adults […]

Audubon Volunteer Day Scheduled for April 20

Audubon Volunteer Day Scheduled for April 20

Jamestown, NY – With more than 80 volunteers having a great time last year, the Audubon Center and Sanctuary is looking forward to another wonderful Volunteer Day in 2013. On Saturday, April 20, Audubon will celebrate an early Earth Day by working to make their buildings and grounds more beautiful. The event will take place […]

Audubon Receives Community Foundation Grant for HVAC System

When trouble hits in the form of old and dying equipment, it’s wonderful to have the support of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. That’s the feeling of the staff and volunteers at the Audubon Center and Sanctuary after learning that a deteriorating furnace and defunct air conditioning unit will be replaced thanks to a Community […]

Audubon Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Jamestown Audubon Society will be awarding a scholarship to an area college-bound high school senior or Jamestown Community College student who intends to pursue a bachelor’s degree in an environmental or related field. Applications for this $500 scholarship will be accepted through Friday, March 15. The application is a simple form, asking just a […]

A Few Openings Remain for Audubon’s Beekeeping Series

A few openings remain for the Audubon Center & Sanctuary’s eight-session series on beekeeping. Responding to an overwhelming interest in learning more about beekeeping, Audubon created the program to begin March 16 and extend through September 7. The classes will be on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon and will cover these subjects: · March […]

Entries Arriving for 2013 Jamestown Audubon Nature Photo Contest

With cash prizes and electronic submission, the Jamestown Audubon Society’s Nature Photography Contest attracted more entries than ever last year.Still months from the June 30 deadline, submissions for 2013 have already arrived from Australia, Canada, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and across the United States. “Every winner receives a cash prize,” explained Audubon Center and Sanctuary […]

Audubon Center Resuming Daily Hours

After an energy-saving modified winter schedule, on Friday, March 1, the Audubon Center & Sanctuary is returning to being open every day. Located at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown and Warren, Nature Center building hours are Monday-Saturday 10 am-4:30 pm and Sundays 1-4:30 pm. Visitors can enjoy displays of […]

Beekeeping Basics Workshop at Audubon

Beekeeping Basics Workshop at Audubon

  If you’ve ever been fascinated by bees and the prospect of being a beekeeper, the Audubon Center and Sanctuary has something for you. On Saturday morning, January 19, you can learn the basics of beekeeping – just in time to order your bees for the spring. Bees need to be ordered in January, so […]