Audubon Community Nature Center
Jamestown, N.Y. – Staff and volunteers from Audubon Community Nature Center are looking forward to being part of Roger Tory Peterson’s Wild America Nature Festival.
The two-day event is Saturday and Sunday, July 28 and 29, at Panama Rocks Scenic Park, the amazing natural wonder in Panama, N.Y. Festival hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.
Headlining the Festival are well-known animal expert Jeff Musial with his animals, best-selling science and nature author Jennifer Ackerman, and Roger Tory Peterson’s son, gastronomic botanist Lee Peterson.
The event features a juried-entry fine nature art and craft show and competition, a local food cook-off competition, nature speakers, live birds of prey, music, and classes and workshops on topics such as gardening, native plants, meditation, yoga, and bushcraft.
Audubon will host a youth area for the young and young at heart to explore nature, natural artifacts, and more live animals. Scouts and others can complete nature assignments to earn the right to purchase a Nature Walk patch for $3.
For all the Festival details, including admission fees and the full schedule of activities, visit wildamericafest.com.
Panama Rocks Scenic Park is located at 11 Rock Hill Road in Panama, N.Y. To learn more, visit panamarocks.com.
Audubon Community Nature Center builds and nurtures connections between people and nature by providing positive outdoor experiences, opportunities to learn about and understand the natural world, and knowledge to act in environmentally responsible ways. Visit at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, New York, and Warren, Pennsylvania, or online at auduboncnc.org.