Order Your Audubon Birdseed by Friday, September 30

Friday, September 30, is the deadline for ordering bird seed and related treats from Audubon Community Nature Center's Fall Birdseed Sale. In addition to special prices on Conewango Blend birdseed orders, you can also get 10% off all Blue Heron Gift Shop purchases when you pick up your order on Saturday, October 15. Terry LeBaron photographed this male Hairy Woodpecker enjoying his treats.

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Give your feathered friends a mid-fall treat and stock up on their favorite birdseed at a special price.

Orders are due by Friday, September 30, for Audubon Community Nature Center’s (ACNC) Fall Birdseed Sale, your opportunity to save and support Audubon at the same time.

Ordering through the sale guarantees that non-Nature Center Members receive 20% off ACNC’s Conewango Blend birdseed retail prices. Nature Center Members receive 30% off retail Conewango Blend birdseed retail prices.

As a birdseed purchaser, you can also get 10% off all Blue Heron Gift Shop purchases when you pick up your order on Saturday, October 15.

The most popular seeds and mixes are available for you to stock up for the rest of fall and into winter.

Conewango Blend, unique to ACNC, was developed to attract favorite and common fall species of the region such as chickadees, cardinals, and titmice. There are also suet cakes for woodpeckers and a mix to attract finches.

To place your order, call (716) 569-2345 during business hours, stop by the Nature Center, use the printable order form or order online at AudubonCNC.org/shop.

When you pick up your purchase between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 16, volunteers will cheerfully load the fresh seed, direct from the supplier, right into your trunk. Call (716) 569-2345 ahead of time if you cannot pick up your order then.

Audubon’s own Conewango Blend is available year-round in the Blue Heron Gift Shop in the Nature Center and at Allegheny Outfitters, Warren, Pa.; Anderson Produce (seasonal), Jamestown, N.Y.; Ashville General Store, Ashville, N.Y.; Biodome Project, Jamestown, N.Y.; Ekey Florist and Greenhouse, Warren, Pa.; Everyday’s True Value, Jamestown, N.Y.; Howe’s True Value, Warren, Pa.; Lakewood Apothecary, Lakewood, N.Y.; Lighthouse Point Grocery, Mayville, N.Y.; Oneida Lumber, Warren, Pa.; and Wegmans, Lakewood, N.Y.

You can also support Audubon Community Nature Center by purchasing your books at Bookshop.org/shop/AudubonCommunityNatureCenter, where thousands of titles can be shipped to you direct from the warehouse. While Audubon makes more when you purchase your nature books in-house at the Blue Heron Gift Shop, 10% of your purchase through Bookshop.org supports Audubon’s mission to build and nurture connections between people and nature.

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 visit the nearly 600-acre nature preserve and visit with Audubon’s three live birds of prey, enjoy the native tree arboretum, gardens, picnic areas and natural play space and hike the six miles of trails dawn until dusk daily for free.

The three-story Nature Center building houses interactive displays, a collection of live animals including the Hellbender exhibit and the Blue Heron Gift Shop. Visitors are welcome Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and Sundays, 1 – 4:30 p.m. Nature Center members and SNAP/EBT cardholders have free building admission daily. Building admission is also free every Sunday for non-Nature Center members.

To learn more about Audubon and its many programs, call (716) 569-2345, find Audubon Community Nature Center on Facebook, or visit AudubonCNC.org, where you will find the most up-to-date COVID-19 Notice at the top of the page.