Audubon’s Witness Tree by Jeff Tome

Audubon’s Witness Tree by Jeff Tome

The old Sugar Maple on the rise has seen a lot in the last 100 years. From its perch on this low hill, the seasons, the years, the birds and even the people have come and gone. The hill used to have a view all the way to Route 62 without a tree to block the way. The...
ACNC Celebrates 60 Years

ACNC Celebrates 60 Years

Jamestown, NY – Audubon Community Nature Center has a tradition of recognizing volunteers and holding its annual meeting in late September. This year’s event on Monday, September 25, is an unusually special occasion. In addition to Volunteer Appreciation Night, it is...
I Sleep with the Windows Open by Jennifer Schlick

I Sleep with the Windows Open by Jennifer Schlick

After my brother was born, dad and the neighbors transformed the attic into a bedroom for my sister and me. Tongue and groove knotty pine boards on walls and ceiling created an atmosphere of rustic log cabin. The men also created a built-in table that served as both...
The Colors of Fall by Katie Finch

The Colors of Fall by Katie Finch

For the past five years, the views on my ride to work at this time of year never get old. In particular, I never tire of seeing the fields near the corner of Routes 60 and 62, radiant with yellows and pinks. Goldenrod and Joe Pye Weed carpet the unkempt part of this...