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A Moth’s View of Time

A Moth’s View of Time

By Jeff Tome, Public Engagement Specialist Time flies when you are having fun, but how does a moth feel about time? These are the thoughts that wake me up in the middle of the night and make me think (and have bizarre dreams).  What does a moth notice about time?...

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The Importance of Friendships

The Importance of Friendships

There are many types of relationships in the natural world that serve all sorts of purposes, just like in the human world. Today I would like to honor the friendships found in nature, mutually beneficial relationships in which plants, animals, and other organisms work together and support each other for communal benefit.

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In Defense of Rodents

In Defense of Rodents

hey are fuzzy and cute, and on average have a larger body size than many other animals. If I asked you, without any context, to make a list of animals that live in the habitats closest to you, what would you come up with first? There are a few who will start off with birds or bugs, but for many people that list begins with deer, foxes, bears and other large mammals. However, by the numbers, over half of those are actually rodents or bats.

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Audubon Community Nature Center
1600 Riverside Road
Jamestown, NY 14701

(716) 569-2345

Click here for directions

Hours and Admission

Nature Center Hours:

Monday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

1:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Building Admission:

Members - Free
Non-member Adult (ages 16+) - $6
Non-member Child (ages 3 - 15) - $2
Children ages 2 and under - Free
Maximum cost for a Family - $15
Free admission to the Nature Center for SNAP/EBT cardholders.
Free admission for all on Sundays

Grounds and Outdoor Exhibits:

Open daily, year round from dawn to dusk free of charge

Click here for holiday closings

Thank you, Community Partners

Audubon Community Partners make a significant financial contribution each year because they believe that every child deserves the opportunity to have a real and healthy connection to nature.

 Carnahan-Jackson Foundation
Chautauqua Region Community       Foundation
Curt and Susie Westrom
Holmberg Foundation
Hultquist Foundation                   
Jessie Smith Darrah Fund
Lenna Foundation
Ralph C. Sheldon Foundation
















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