Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center

Connecting people with nature while promoting a sense of environmental stewardship through natural science educational programs.

White-breasted Nuthatch. Photo: William Dix/Audubon Photography Awards

Welcome to the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center—a home for discovery and exploration. Managed by Audubon New York, the center was established in 1923 as the country’s first National Audubon Society songbird sanctuary. Theodore Roosevelt’s gravesite sits at the edge of the sanctuary property. Our 14 acres boast extensive native plant demonstration gardens, several small ponds, a mile of hiking trails, and our famous Bessie Potter Vonnoh fountain sculpture.

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Please note that the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center is unable to take in injured or sick wildlife. If you are experiencing a wildlife emergency, consult these widlife rehabilitation website through the DEC or Animal Help Now to find a facility who is able to help.

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Ways To Help

Be a Good Egg

Share the shore with nesting birds and their young

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Birding

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Birds of the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Taking Flight! 2022 Spring Benefit

Thank you to our supporters for making our 2022 benefit a huge success! 

Your support and sponsorship allows us to continue our essential conservation work on Long Island and within the wonderful community that our center calls home.

View our generous sponsors here.

2022 Upcoming Programs & Events

Summer Sanctuary Adventures July - August 2022

Our Summer Sanctuary Adventures are back for 2022! These seven exciting sessions will run this summer from July 18th - Sept 2, 2022, with plenty of opportunity for outdoor exploration and fun!

Limited spots open—register today!

Our program registration has moved online! 
Go to NY.AUDUBON.ORG/TRSSA to register for our 2022 sessions.

For more information on our sessions and registration process, take a look at our brochurePlease send any questions to julie.nelsen@audubon.org or by phone at (516) 922-3200.