Free Audubon Guided Nature Walk Saturday, August 7

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You could spot a dragonfly like this one at the Audubon Community Nature Center Nature Walk on Saturday morning, August 7. This photograph, “The Resting Dragon” by Emma Goodbody of Millington, N.J., was a Youth Division Winner in the 2020 Audubon Nature Photography Contest. To see other entries and learn about the 2021 Contest, whose entry deadline is August 31, visit ACNCPhotoContest.com.

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Audubon Community Nature Center

Audubon Community Nature Center is offering a free guided Nature Walk on Saturday, August 7, 8:30–9:30 a.m.

On this walk with an outdoor educator, you can discover some of the seasonal changes that are happening in plants, animals, and landscape.

Face coverings are no longer required for outdoor Audubon programs.

While the event is free, donations are appreciated.

Participation is limited to 15. Reservations are requested by Thursday, August 5. To reserve your space, call the Nature Center during open hours at (716) 569-2345 or go to AudubonCNC.org and click through “Upcoming Programs.”

Walk-ins will be accepted if there is room.

Audubon Community Nature Center is located at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, N.Y., and Warren, Pa. You can enjoy the six miles of trails on the 600-acre nature preserve from dawn to dusk daily free of charge.

The Nature Center building includes the Blue Heron Gift Shop, live animals, exhibits, and the winning photographs from the 2020 Nature Photography Contest. Visitors are welcome Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and Sundays, 1 – 4:30 p.m. Admission to the nature center building is “by donation” until August 1, after which regular admission fees will resume.

Face coverings are not required outdoors, but unvaccinated individuals are asked to wear face coverings when inside the Nature Center building.

To learn more about Audubon and its many programs, call (716) 569-2345, visit AudubonCNC.org, or find Audubon Community Nature Center on Facebook.

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.