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    • Spring Into Nature!

      Spring into Nature

      Be sure to come out and join us on April 26th from 9am-4pm for our annual celebration to welcome spring back to the swamp! Activities for the day include nature related exhibits, hands-on activities for kids, live birds of prey, various speakers throughout the day, and more! All activities for the day are FREE.                     

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    • Eagle Watch

      Bald Eagles

      Join local volunteers as they set-up at Cayuga Overlook to point out our nesting bald eagles, and also other birds flying past. Everyone is welcome, whether you are an experienced birder or just beginning!

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    • Birding Walk on Onondaga Trail

      Canada Goose

      Pre-registration required. Call 585.948.5445 ext.2222 to register.

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    • Focus On: Birding Program

      Canada Goose

      A short presentation on migratory bird species, followed by a short walk around Headquarters. 

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    • Night Migrations

      Moon

      Visitors learn how birds migrate using the stars and constellations. Telescopes will be set up to observe the night sky and view avian species. New and experienced birders as well as children are welcome to participate. Meet at Cayuga Overlook and dress appropriately. 

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    • Canoe Trek

      Kayaking/Canoeing

      Meet at Knowlesville Road Bridge to explore the primitive beauty of Oak Orchard Creek with experienced guides. Bring your own canoe or kayak. Life jackets are required. Reminder that alcohol is prohibited on the Refuge.      

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    • Spring Wildflower Walk

      Canada Goose

      Meet at Kanyoo Trail

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    • Focus On: Native Plants in the Suburban Garden

      Grasslands

      The use of native plants to support pollinators in your own backyard. 

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    • Full Moon Walk

      Moon

      View nature through Native American folklore. Meet at Kanyoo Trail. 

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    • Purple Martin Nest Checks and Banding Observation

      Purple Martin

      Meet at the Refuge Headquarters to observe volunteers checking purple martin nests and banding chicks. Rain date: Tuesday, July 1 Pre-registration is required. To register, call 585.948.5445 ext.2233.

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Last Updated: Mar 15, 2013
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