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Volunteers needed for July water chestnut pulls at Audubon

By | July 9, 2014 2:32 pm | 0 Comments

 

Volunteers are needed to help save local waterways from invasive water chestnuts, which have taken a foothold at the Audubon Sanctuary, near Jamestown, N.Y. Water chestnut pulling sessions at the Audubon Center & Sanctuary’s Big Pond are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to noon on Thursdays, July 17, 24, 31 and Saturdays, July 12 and 19. All adults and children 13… View Article

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Volunteers needed for Audubon water chestnut removal

By | June 9, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

The Audubon Center & Sanctuary in Jamestown, N.Y., is beginning the summer effort in its second year of removing the invasive water chestnut from its Big Pond. Starting Saturday, Audubon will be holding a series of chestnut-pulling days, a huge undertaking that will require scores of volunteers to get the plants pulled before their seeds… View Article

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Volunteers sought for Audubon Center’s 5K run/walk

By | June 4, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

On Saturday, July 26, runners and walkers of all ages will hit the trails for the Wild 5K Run/Walk at the Audubon Center & Sanctuary, 1600 Riverside Road, near Jamestown, N.Y. Proceeds from the race will support Liberty, the center’s resident bald eagle, whose care costs approximately $7,500 per year, according to Audubon Seasonal Naturalist and race Co-chair Corinne Frederickson. Volunteers… View Article

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Help light up Audubon Center in Jamestown, N.Y.

By | November 25, 2013 12:28 pm | 0 Comments

 

Audubon Center & Sanctuary in Jamestown, N.Y., needs many volunteers to help run its Winter Night Lights event in December.  There will be inside and outside tasks, as well as partially indoor tasks.  Winter Night Lights will be happening on Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. nightly. Volunteers… View Article

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Audubon needs people to pull water chestnuts

By | June 25, 2013 1:37 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Audubon Center & Sanctuary in Jamestown, N.Y., needs volunteers to help remove water chestnuts, an invasive, non-native aquatic plant that has taken a foothold in the center’s Big Pond. Chestnut pulling is a huge undertaking that will require scores of volunteers throughout the summer. Group pulls are scheduled for three times per week through the end… View Article

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Audubon Center & Sanctuary in Jamestown, N.Y., needs volunteers

By | June 17, 2013 1:38 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Audubon Center & Sanctuary, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, N.Y., relies on 300 active volunteers to do everything from leading educational programs to planning and planting gardens. If you are interested in helping the center in its mission to connect people to nature, the following volunteer opportunities are available: Lawn Mower Operator: Keep Audubon’s grounds looking… View Article

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Audubon volunteer day scheduled for April 20

By | April 11, 2013 5:36 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Audubon Center and Sanctuary in Jamestown, N.Y., will celebrate an early Earth Day with a volunteer day on Saturday, April 20. Volunteers are needed to help the center make its buildings and grounds more beautiful. The event will take place rain or shine and is guaranteed to be fun. After the hard work, lunch will be… View Article

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Enjoy the outdoors by volunteering as an Audubon trail guide

By | March 25, 2013 7:57 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Audubon Center & Sanctuary in Jamestown, N.Y., needs volunteers to be able to accommodate the more than 3,000 schoolchildren who visit every spring. Audubon’s Education Staff is seeking volunteer trail guides to assist with Discovery Walks during this busy season. While you take a walk in the woods, notice the flowers, watch a frog… View Article

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