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.
Programs for Winter/Spring 2016
April 2016 Meeting,
Emerald Ash Borer, Why Should You
Tuesday, April 26th, 7:30 p.m.
Brighton Town Hall, Downstairs Meeting Room
2300 Elmwood Avenue, Brighton
Promoted by Genesee Valley Audubon and Braddock Bay Raptor Research.
Thursday, April 28 6:30PM - 8:18PM
at Cinemark Movies 10 - Rochester
2613 West Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY, 14623
The Messenger takes an artful and a high tech look at migratory life of birds. This spectacular movie tells the plight of migratory birds but also show us how we can help. We hope you will join GVAS and BBRR for this fund raiser and opportunity to learn more about the birds we share our World with.
To purchase tickets, view the trailer or more information click on the link below.
27th ANNUAL Bird of Prey Days.
LOTS OF FUN
APRIL 22nd thru 24th, 2016
This year is Braddock Bay Raptor Research’s
30th Anniversary so it will be a special Bird of Prey Days. The featured species this year is the Bald Eagle. There will be a festival tent with optics vendors where you can try out binoculars and scopes.
Join BBRR for one of the morning owl prowls to see your first Sawwhet Owl; check the web site for dates and times. GVAS will have a table there so stop and visit us.
Check out the full schedule of events at
GVAS will be offering a great birding class this spring.
Basics of Birding.
Western New York is one of the top regions in the country for birdwatching, hosting an incredible diversity of breeding and migrant species. This in-depth class will help you identify and appreciate the many species of birds, through the use of slides, hands-on equipment, and field trips.
Check out the latest Meadowlark for event details. The latest issues of the Meadowlark are now available online.
Mt Hope Cemetery
May 15, 8:00 a.m.
Join us at the North Gate of Mt. Hope Cemetery for
birding and history as we stroll through the older
section of the historic cemetery for two hours. The
large old trees and bushes along the hillsides are
very attractive to migrating birds. Bring your
binoculars and $7 for the tour fee to Mt. Hope
The North Gate is located on Mt. Hope Ave.
across from Robinson Rd., which runs through
Highland Park. (This is NOT the gate that is across
from The Distillery.) No advance signup is needed.
GVAS supports the effort of this organization. Learn about what we can do to help fight this.
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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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