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.

For more updates on events, programs, and other happenings, please also visit our Facebook page.

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Birds of the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

FALL 2021 NATIVE PLANT SALE IS OPEN

WE ARE TAKING PRE-ORDERS NOW THROUGH SEPTEMBER 10, 2021.  SELF SERVE PICK UP THE WEEK OF SEPT 20th

CLICK HERE FOR CURRENT AVAILABILITY.

Looking to beautify your garden had help wildlife too? We are happy to offer seasonal opportunities to get beautiful native plants grown right here on Long Island by Glover Perennials.

FALL 2021 NATIVE PLANT SALE ORDER FORM IS OPEN: CLICK HERE!

Submit Orders via email to: kathryn.damico@audubon.org or call 516-922-3200

Want to see pictures and info about our native plants? CLICK HERE (Please note, not all plants shown will be available at all plant sales. Refer to availability/order form for the current list when it is posted.)

2021 UPCOMING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

 

KIDS DAY OUT DATES:

Schools out, so let's get those kids outside! Join us for one or all of these exciting days at the Sanctuary. 

Program runs 9 am - 3pm.  $90 per day.  Ages 6 - 12 years old.  Program is 100% outdoors and is subject to cancellation due to inclement weather. 

Registration is online! Space is limited, so sign up fast.

To register, please follow this link: https://act.audubon.org/a/kids-day-out

Please email our Education Manager Julie Nelsen with any questions at julie.nelsen@audubon.org. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Volunteer With Us

We have many volunteer opportunities at Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center. From helping with our education programs to trail work and planting native gardens, there are many ways to get involved and help out at the sanctuary.

For more information, click here to view our volunteer brochure.

Email kdamico@audubon.org for a list of our current opportunities.