Genesee Valley Audubon Society is a 501(c)(3) Not-for-Profit organization serving the communities of Western New York State in Monroe County and parts of Genesee, Livingston and Ontario Counties. The Vision of Genesee Valley Audubon Society (GVAS) is to promote environmental conservation. Our Mission is to educate and advocate for protection of the environment , focusing on birds, wildlife and habitat.
Short-eared Owls and Winter Raptors
Saturday, February 18, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
270 East Main Street, Avon, NY 14414
Meet at the Tops Plaza in Avon — on Routes 5 and 20, two miles west of I-390 — at 3:30 p.m.
This trip is designed for beginners to help you sharpen your identification skills on wintering hawks and Short-eared Owls.
Other wintering birds such as Horned Larks, Snow Buntings and Lapland Longspurs are often present.
Experienced birders are welcome, please bring your spotting scopes. Dress warmly.
Contact Lisa at
Saturday February 11th, 2017 9:30 a.m.
Come and join Joni & Jon Dubner for a Valentines Walk in the woods, no more than 2 hours in Mendon Ponds Park. Come get up close and personal with nature. We will hand-feed wild songbirds while enjoying the park. Fun for your sweetheart and the whole family!! All are welcome to participate in this outdoor adventure on Saturday, February 11.
We will meet at 9:30AM in the Nature Center Parking
Programs for Winter/Spring 2017
Plants for Birds
TUESDAY, Jan. 24th, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Brighton Town Hall, Downstairs Meeting Room
2300 Elmwood Avenue, Brighton
In the fall of 2016 The National Audubon Society launched its Plants For Birds program, a campaign designed to help inform and encourage individuals
Check out the latest Meadowlark for event details. The latest issues of the Meadowlark are now available online.
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If you want to join or renew your membership to Genesee Valley Audubon Society and the National Audubon you can do so here.
Click the following link to take you to the National Audubon Society site to join or renew and you will be automatically renewed at the local level.
Select our Chapter Code ID R21.
Thanks for taking the time to join/renew your membership! See you soon at our next event.
Check out our new logo clothing and other fun GVAS merchandise! With every purchase there is a contribution to GVAS. Thank you!
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Make your Home and Yard more friendly for our feathered friends. Check out our list of Native Plants and Trees that are Bird Friendly.
The Board of Genesee Valley Audubon Society is looking for one new board member who is willing to take on a lot: we want a new President. We are prepared to send you to the Chapter Leadership Camp on Hog Island, August 26 – 31. We need someone who is prepared to be President for two years, someone to help us inspire our members to become more involved and to reach out to the community.