Upcoming Events

For directions to meeting places, arrangements to meet you along the way, and other information, contact Bill Ostrander at 607-732-3370 or browncreeper9@gmail.com.

CVAS Events

Nov 15
Thu
7:30p CVAS Monthly Meeting Cancelled Due to Snow Storm!
Please note that we have cancelled the meeting due to the snow storm. Stay safe and warm! This month, Will Earley, CVAS member, will tell us about his CVAS-sponsored week at Hog Island Audubon Camp in Maine this past July. We'll have a winter feeder bird identification workshop at 7:00pm.

Meet in the Main Dining Room at Appleridge (Map), for a lively discussion about birding and a presentation from one of our knowledgeable hosts. A bird identification workshop precedes the program at 7:00 p.m.; the program begins at 7:30p.m. All are welcome to these free events.
Nov 17
Sat
8:00a CVAS Field Trip to Sperr Memorial Park
Meet at the Sperr Memorial Park, S. Kahler Rd., Big Flats, immediately south of I-86, Exit 50.
Nov 23
Fri
10:00a Nature Strollers | Sperr Park
For families with young children, enjoy a leisure outdoor walk at various locations in Chemung County. An outdoor educator is on hand to help you enjoy the wonder of nature, and encourage your child's understanding of our natural world. For parents/grandparents/caregivers with babies in strollers, and walking toddlers, preschoolers, and young school-agers. Download the full schedule here.
Nov 24
Sat
8:00a CVAS Field Trip | Sullivanville Dam
Meet at the dam parking area on State Rt. 13, Town of Horseheads. The parking area is on the east side of the road at the top of the hill just north of Byrne Dairy and Tate Equipment.
Dec 1
Sat
8:00a CVAS Field Trip | Downtown River Walk
Meet in the Elmira Water Board parking lot next to Orthopedic & Sports Therapy Associates at 303 W. Water Street. We'll be looking for wintering water birds and birds of prey.
Dec 7
Fri
TBD Nature Strollers | TBD
For families with young children, enjoy a leisure outdoor walk at various locations in Chemung County. An outdoor educator is on hand to help you enjoy the wonder of nature, and encourage your child's understanding of our natural world. For parents/grandparents/caregivers with babies in strollers, and walking toddlers, preschoolers, and young school-agers. Download the full schedule here.
Dec 13
Thu
7p - 8:30p CVAS Book Club Meeting
Please join us at Appleridge in the private dining room to discuss the book of the month. For a complete list of the books we are reading, click here.
Dec 15
Sat
All Day Corning Christmas Bird Count
For more information about the 118th annual Christmas Bird Count--and how you can participate--please check out our Bird Count page. Materials for the bird count will be distributed at the November meeting.
Dec 20
Thu
7:30p CVAS Monthly Meeting
Meet in the Main Dining Room at Appleridge (Map), for a lively discussion about birding and a presentation from one of our knowledgeable hosts. A bird identification workshop precedes the program at 7:00 p.m.; the program begins at 7:30p.m. All are welcome to these free events.
Jan 1
Tue
All Day Elmira Christmas Bird Count
For more information about the 118th annual Christmas Bird Count--and how you can participate--please check out our Bird Count page. Materials for the bird count will be distributed at the December meeting.
Jan 10
Thu
7p - 8:30p CVAS Book Club Meeting
Please join us at Appleridge in the private dining room to discuss the book of the month. For a complete list of the books we are reading, click here.
Feb 14
Thu
7p - 8:30p CVAS Book Club Meeting
Please join us at Appleridge in the private dining room to discuss the book of the month. For a complete list of the books we are reading, click here.
Feb 21
Thu
7:30p CVAS Monthly Meeting
Meet in the Main Dining Room at Appleridge (Map), for a lively discussion about birding and a presentation from one of our knowledgeable hosts. A bird identification workshop precedes the program at 7:00 p.m.; the program begins at 7:30p.m. All are welcome to these free events.
Mar 14
Thu
7p - 8:30p CVAS Book Club Meeting
Please join us at Appleridge in the private dining room to discuss the book of the month. For a complete list of the books we are reading, click here.
Mar 21
Thu
7:30p CVAS Monthly Meeting
Meet in the Main Dining Room at Appleridge (Map), for a lively discussion about birding and a presentation from one of our knowledgeable hosts. A bird identification workshop precedes the program at 7:00 p.m.; the program begins at 7:30p.m. All are welcome to these free events.
Apr 11
Thu
7p - 8:30p CVAS Book Club Meeting
Please join us at Appleridge in the private dining room to discuss the book of the month. For a complete list of the books we are reading, click here.
Apr 18
Thu
7:30p CVAS Monthly Meeting
Meet in the Main Dining Room at Appleridge (Map), for a lively discussion about birding and a presentation from one of our knowledgeable hosts. A bird identification workshop precedes the program at 7:00 p.m.; the program begins at 7:30p.m. All are welcome to these free events.
May 16
Thu
7:30p CVAS Monthly Meeting
Meet in the Main Dining Room at Appleridge (Map), for a lively discussion about birding and a presentation from one of our knowledgeable hosts. A bird identification workshop precedes the program at 7:00 p.m.; the program begins at 7:30p.m. All are welcome to these free events.

Other Events

Nov 3
Sat
12p - 3p Cayuga Lake Wine & Wings Tour | Montezuma Audubon Center
Cayuga Lake is an Audubon-designated Important Bird Area because of the incredible number of waterfowl that use the lake during migration seasons.  Hop in our van for an excursion to the north end of the lake where up to 30 species of ducks, geese and swans can be seen.  During the tour, we'll stop at Apple Station Winery for wine tastings and learn how agriculture and wildlife thrive side by side. Binoculars and field guides will be provided. Must be 21+. Fee: $20/adult, includes wine tasting fees.

The Montezuma Audubon Center is located at 2295 Rt. 89, Savannah, NY. Registration required. Call 315-365-3588 or e-mail montezuma@audubon.org.