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.
Mt Hope Cemetery
May 14, 8:00 a.m.
Join us at the North Gate of Mt. Hope Cemetery for birding and history as we stroll through the older section of the historic cemetery for two hours. The large old trees and bushes along the hillsides are very attractive to migrating birds. Bring your binoculars and $7 for the tour fee to Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Check out the latest Meadowlark for event details. The latest issues of the Meadowlark are now available online.
Programs for Winter/Spring 2017
Evening Walk on the Brickyard Trail
TUESDAY, April 25th, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Brighton Town Hall Parking lot near the Library
2300 Elmwood Avenue, Brighton
Join us for an evening walk on the Brickyard Trail across the street from the Town Hall. We are going to look and listen for flowers, frogs and other creatures. This short walk of about a mile and a half round trip will give us a chance to explore an urban wetland at dusk. Who knows what we will find?
We will visit a local restaurant for hot cocoa
Braddock Bay Water Chestnut Pulls
Saturdays July 22 and August 16, 9:00 am
Volunteers will be needed again this summer to pull European Water Chestnut plants. So join us at the Braddock Bay Marina on Sat., July 15 and tentatively Aug. 16, at 9:00 a.m. We will meet at the public kayak and canoe launch, which is in the parking loop before you enter the marina. Bring a canoe, kayak or boat. Dress for the weather and to get wet, no cotton please. Bring sunscreen and water to drink.
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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.