Audubon’s New Billboard Features Liberty

Audubon’s New Billboard Features Liberty

Jamestown, N.Y. – The next time you are driving on New York State Route 394 from Chautauqua to Lakewood you will see an addition to the scenery: a billboard featuring Liberty, the non-releasable Bald Eagle that lives at Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC). This...
Audubon’s Giant Turtle Has a Name

Audubon’s Giant Turtle Has a Name

Jamestown, N.Y. – With more than 75% of the total “votes” cast, “Tank” was the clear-cut winner in Audubon Community Nature Center’s contest to name the 12-foot concrete turtle that lives near the Nature Play Area.  Last fall, the 1500 pound, larger-than-life...
A Faster Look at the Trails by Jeff Tome

A Faster Look at the Trails by Jeff Tome

There are many ways to look at a trail, but I have never looked at how to make a trail exactly 3.1 miles before. Last fall, Audubon started looking at ways to create a new course for the Wild 5K that showed off more of the property, avoided parking lots, and was easy...
The More You Know by Margaret Foley

The More You Know by Margaret Foley

I’ve always said that my favorite thing about being a naturalist and an environmental biologist is the fact that there is always more to learn about nature. In my experience every time I answer a question or discover something new about the natural world I am left...
Summer Vacation by Sarah Hatfield

Summer Vacation by Sarah Hatfield

As a child, summer vacation meant no classrooms and often, no walls. The world was like a blank book, open to a page where you could write that day’s adventure as you lived it. I remember bike rides down to the creek, bike convoys down to the tennis courts, or magical...