Montezuma Audubon Center

We’re dedicated to enhancing the habitat of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex & surrounding Important Bird Areas.

Bald Eagle Photo: Bryce Flynn/Audubon Photography Awards

Cerulean Warbler. Photo: Charlie Trapani/Audubon Photography Awards

Special Thanks to Véronique Couttee and Jessica Newman

We can't thank you enough for the contributions you've made to our conservation work at the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. Best wishes as you "fledge the Audubon nest."

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Birding on the Erie Canal Cruises

Join us aboard the Sam Patch Tour Boat in Pittsford, NY to experience the dozens of songbird, marsh bird, bird of prey, and waterfowl species that can be found along the Erie Canal in spring. Cruises are offered on May 21, May 28, June 4, June 11 and June 25 at 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Space is limited and registration is required. Click here for details and to register.

Volunteer Opportunities

As the Montezuma Audubon Center grows in reaching out to communities with programming, increasing patronage, and adding to amenities that establish us as a destination, we have a heightened need for support from volunteers. Click here to view the list of volunteer opportunities that will help us protect birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow. Submit this volunteer form to

Habitat restoration volunteer opportunities through the MARSH! program are also available by clicking here. Call 315-365-3588 or email for details.

Volunteers help the Montezuma Audubon Center remove invasive species like water chestnut. Photo: Montezuma Audubon Center

2021 Audubon Summer Camp Update

We truly appreciate your interest in Montezuma Audubon Center's Summer Camps. Due to financial and staffing limitations, we’ve decided to cancel our summer camp programming. The decision was difficult to make—summer camp is our favorite time of year, too. We’ll be in touch again as we plan other youth and family summer programs.