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.
Gosnell Big Woods
Saturday, May 17, 2014, 9:00 a.m.
Join GVAS for a family hike in through a Webster Open Space/Genesee Land Trust preserve that includes majestic old growth forest, open field, and a small meadow. Maintained by the Friends of Webster Trails, a variety of trails offers beautiful views of grassland fields, wildflowers, and a spectacular old growth forest. Hikers may see turkey, deer, and a variety of birds. Please wear foot wear for muddy conditions. Call June Summers for more information, 585-865-6047.
Programs for Spring of 2014
Learning to Bird Better!
Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Brighton Town Hall, Downstairs Meeting Room 2300 Elmwood Ave., Brighton
Janet Siegel, a local teacher, is going to talk about her sabbatical last year learning to bird better. She went to Hog Island Camp, Costa Rica for several months and more
Come learn how much fun you can have at the Hog Island Camp and how much you can learn if you go.
Make your Home and Yard more friendly for our feathered friends. Check out our list of Native Plants and Trees that are Bird Friendly.
26th ANNUAL Bird of Prey Days.
LOTS OF FUN
APRIL 25th thru 27th, 2014
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 2014th. You won’t want to miss it!
Click on the link for more information:
If you are looking for something fun to do this summer 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 spring and summer.
May 29, Thursday, 6:00 PM-9:00 p.m.
Montezuma Birding Van Tour
Check out the latest Meadowlark for event details. The latest issues of the Meadowlark are now available online.
Sunday, May 18, 8:00 a.m.
North Gate of Mt. Hope Cemeter
Join us at the North Gate of Mt. Hope Cemetery for birding and history as we stroll through the older section of the cemetery. 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.
Check out our new logo clothing and other fun GVAS merchandise! With every purchase there is a contribution to GVAS. Thank you!
Browse other gifts from Zazzle.
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. Fill in our chapter ID as R21.
Thanks for taking the time to join/renew your membership! See you soon at our next event.
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.