September Perfection by Sarah Hatfield

September Perfection by Sarah Hatfield

There is a day in September when everything is perfect. I don’t mean “perfect” in the unattainable sense. I mean it in the sense when every single sound and smell and happening and color and touch uniquely match the vacancies in your soul. For me, it is always...
Change of Perspective by Katie Finch

Change of Perspective by Katie Finch

I recently road my bike to work. I pedaled along some of the same roads that I usually drive. Riding a bike is a constant change of view. Down at the road. Up at eye level. Through the rearview mirror. Am I going to run over anything? What’s ahead of me? What’s behind...
Audubon Has New Hellbender Exhibit

Audubon Has New Hellbender Exhibit

Jamestown, N.Y. – Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) has added new and unusual creatures to its menagerie of education animals that you can visit. A pair of Eastern Hellbenders, a species of giant aquatic salamander, have joined the fish, turtles, frogs, snakes,...
Life and Times of Monarchs by Jeff Tome

Life and Times of Monarchs by Jeff Tome

Monarchs often fly like they have no idea what they are doing. They flutter up and down and move along in a quirky, unpredictable zig zag pattern, much like an untended toddler in the store. Their erratic flying makes them look drunk, but keeps them mostly safe from...
Positive Mental Attitude by Chelsea Jandreau

Positive Mental Attitude by Chelsea Jandreau

If you have spent time in the woods this August, then you have probably been faced with a swarm of mosquitoes buzzing around your head just as we have here at Audubon. Last week, my group of 11 and 12 year olds made our way around the Big Pond Trail. We walked down...