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Ongoing events

Visit the Wildlife Viewing Area
Relax on the patio and see what animals are at our bird feeders, the water garden with plants for butterflies and hummingbirds, and the row of shrubs planted for wildlife located between the water garden and the pond.

Natural History Displays
Featured among the displays inside the building are butterflies, a rare Harlequin Duck, student research projects, art panels and limited edition prints by local naturalist John A. Weeks and more.
Located in the library area at Rice Creek are photograph binders about bird banding at Rice Creek and local butterflies.
We are pleased to announce the return of the 1986 Rice Creek model that is now on display in the library area.

Bird Banding
at Rice Creek has will resume during late summer and fall migration.  Come and observe birds in hand during the capture, banding and release of resident and migrating songbirds. Call us for a schedule: 315-312-6678.

Winter Bird Study
Drop by most Saturdays November through March and spend a few minutes with our feathered friends.  Be a citizen scientist as you survey the birds at the Rice Creek feeders from our indoor viewing area.  This is a great project for all ages and the entire family.

Visit the Ruth Sachidanandan Herb Garden
There are signs that the Herb Garden is getting ready for spring.

Star Party at Rice Creek Field Station
In partnership with the SUNY Oswego Astronomy Club, there may be star watches at Rice Creek this season.  
Check back for future events.