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You don’t want hangry birds, do you?

See more birds this spring and throughout the year! Buy bird seed and suet to keep birds from getting hangry (that’s hungry + angry), give migrating and breeding birds a boost, and attract more species to your yard to enjoy. Our premium seed means less waste while you support our mission to connect people to nature at the same time!

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March Nature Almanac

Here is a list of some wonderful things to watch for this month in nature.

5 Animal Tracks to Look for in Your Backyard

To my fellow New Yorkers: there are cool critters shuffling through your yard this winter—and I’m not talking about your dog or the neighbor’s cat that’s always getting out (you know, the one who conveniently finds its way to your bird feeder).

These visitors fly and flutter, they’re the raptors and songbirds you hear from the window; and now that winter’s in full swing, they’re writing their visits in snow. From Snowy Owls to fiery red Northern Cardinals, here are 5 tracks you didn’t know were in your backyard—and the tricks you need to spot them.

The Eagles are Counting on You

Join Bedford Audubon and Saw Mill River Audubon for the 2017 EagleWatch season to monitor Bald Eagle winter roosts in Verplank, George’s Island, and the New Croton Reservoir. Monitoring occurs the 90 minutes before sundown each Thursday in January and February.

How do You Connect to Nature?

Today, more than ever, connecting to nature is critical. Getting your blood pumping on a bird walk or nature hike is good for your body. Seeking respite from the daily grind by immersing yourself in birdsong improves your mental health. Learning about the nature that surrounds you keeps your brain sharp.

A Journey from Birds to Native Plants

Join us on Wednesday, January 11 for a lecture given by Carol Copabianco, Executive Director of the Native Plant Center of Westchester County. A longtime birder, journalist, and native plant devotee, Carol will connect the dots between our backyard gardens and the birds we love.