Audubon Community Partners

Audubon Community Partners include businesses, individuals, and families who make a contribution of $2,000 or more to Audubon Community Nature Center.


As an Audubon Community Partner, you support:

  • School programs that include over 15,000 student contacts annually in Chautauqua and Warren counties.
  • A committed group of over 200 volunteers who contribute more than 12,000 hours of service annually.
  • A 570-acre wildlife sanctuary including six miles of nature trails available to the public free of charge,
    daily, from dawn until dusk.
  • ACNC’s Animal Ambassadors Program.

You will be recognized for your support in the following ways:

  • Name displayed at both indoor and outdoor locations at ACNC for 12 months.
    The Nature Center has an average annual attendance of 11,000.
  • Name listed in the bi-monthly newsletter for 12 months, reaching approximately 1,100 recipients each issue.
  • Name listed as a Community Partner in widely distributed news releases (usually two each) for every major Audubon event for 12 months (Audubon Lights, Dragons and Fairies Festival, Monarch Festival, Enchanted Forest, and Wild 5K).
  • Name and logo displayed in the footer of the ACNC webpage at for 12 months.
  • Five complimentary Nature Center Family Memberships, valued at $60 each.


In partnership with ACNC, you ensure that every child has a real and healthy connection to nature.

For more information, or to become a Community Partner, please contact ACNC Executive Director, Leigh Rovegno by email at or by phone (716) 569-2345.


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.

Bruce and Juline Battler

Carnahan-Jackson Foundation

Chautauqua Region Community Foundation

Holmberg Foundation

Hultquist Foundation

Jessie Smith Darrah Fund

Lenna Foundation

Ralph C. Sheldon Foundation




Bob Frucella's Tax Service
Bush Furniture, a Brand of eSolutions Furniture 
Hal and Mary Conarro

Cummins Jamestown Engine Plant

Doug and Lamae McCullor

National Fuel Gas Company 

Weinberg Financial Group
Whirley Drinkworks