Genesee Valley Audubon Society is a 501(c)(3) Not-for-Profit organization serving the communities of Western New York State in Monroe County and parts of Genesee, Livingston and Ontario Counties. The Vision of Genesee Valley Audubon Society (GVAS) is to promote environmental conservation. Our Mission is to educate and advocate for protection of the environment , focusing on birds, wildlife and habitat.
Due to Extremely Dangerous Cold Windchill Conditions we are Officially cancelling this event.
Saturday February 13, 2016 9:00 a.m.
Come and join Joni & Jon Dubner for a Valentines Walk in the woods, no more than 2 hours in Mendon Ponds Park. Come get up close and personal with nature. We will hand-feed wild songbirds while enjoying the park. Fun for your sweetheart and the whole family!! All are welcome to participate in this outdoor adventure on Saturday, February 13.
Programs for Winter/Spring 2016
February 2016 Meeting,
Native Americans, the First Conservationists
Tuesday, February 23rd, 7:30 p.m.
Brighton Town Hall, Downstairs Meeting Room
2300 Elmwood Avenue, Brighton
Harvey Limbeck, a volunteer at Ganondagan State Historic Site, will talk about how the Native Americans were the first conservationists, using everything in nature to make what they needed, medicines from native plants, tools or clothing.
Check out the latest Meadowlark for event details. The latest issues of the Meadowlark are now available online.
Owl Prowl at Crowfields
February 20, 2016 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
2488 Arcadia Zurich Norris Rd. in Newark, NY. Parking will be along the street.
Come join GVAS and Genesee Land Trust for a kid- friendly hike as we listen for owls and other creatures of the night in Newark. While we will rely on our eyes and ears, we suggest you bring a headlamp or flashlight as we navigate through the wooded trails of Sanctuary at Crowfield Farm. Sturdy boots and warm clothes are a must for this (possibly) snowy, evening hike. Who, who, who wants to come?
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If you want to join or renew your membership to Genesee Valley Audubon Society and the National Audubon you can do so here.
Click the following link to take you to the National Audubon Society site to join or renew and you will be automatically renewed at the local level.
Select our Chapter Code ID R21.
Thanks for taking the time to join/renew your membership! See you soon at our next event.
Check out our new logo clothing and other fun GVAS merchandise! With every purchase there is a contribution to GVAS. Thank you!
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Make your Home and Yard more friendly for our feathered friends. Check out our list of Native Plants and Trees that are Bird Friendly.
The Board of Genesee Valley Audubon Society is looking for one new board member who is willing to take on a lot: we want a new President. We are prepared to send you to the Chapter Leadership Camp on Hog Island, August 26 – 31. We need someone who is prepared to be President for two years, someone to help us inspire our members to become more involved and to reach out to the community.