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 Spring 2015
Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Brighton Town Hall, Downstairs Meeting Room 2300 Elmwood Ave., Brighton
off the coast of Southeast Africa. Madagascar is a biodiversity hotspot; over 90 percent of its wildlife is found nowhere else on Earth. We are privileged to have Darlene Benzon, who has been to Madagascar twice on photo safaris, as our speaker for this program.
27th ANNUAL Bird of Prey Days.
LOTS OF FUN
APRIL 24th thru 26th, 2015
Braddock Bay, located on the southern shore of Lake Ontario, is one of the best spring raptor migration spots on the continent. For the last 25 years, Braddock Bay Raptor Research (BBRR) has held an annual celebration of the migration, Bird of Prey Days, during the peak of hawk migration time. The next BOP Days is set to be held April 25th - 27th 2015. You won’t want to miss it!
There is one entry fee for entire weekend: $5 per adult (suggested donation). Kids are FREE.
Make your Home and Yard more friendly for our feathered friends. Check out our list of Native Plants and Trees that are Bird Friendly.
GVAS supports the effort of this organization. Learn about what we can do to help fight this.
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Check out the latest Meadowlark for event details. The latest issues of the Meadowlark are now available online.
Mt Hope Cemetery, May 17, 8:00 am
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 hillside are very attractive to migrating birds. So bring your binoculars and $7 for the tour fee to Mt. Hope Cemetery.
If you are looking for something fun to do we suggest you try the programs at the Montezuma Audubon Center (MAC), 2295 State Route 89, Savannah, NY in the southeast corner of Wayne County. Below are some of the programs offered this Sprin.
Mar. 28, Saturday, 3:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.
South America Live Animal Program
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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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.