From our beginning, Saw Mill River Audubon has had a strong focus on environmental education.

We offer a year-round calendar of free public field trips and programs as well as customized classroom and field trips for schools and community groups.

Connect Kids to Park field trip at Rockefeller State Park Preserve. Photo: SMRA/Anne Swaim

For 70 years, we have also supported over 170 youth and adults to pursue summer environmental studies through our scholarship programs.

Find out more about our Larry Light Youth Scholarships.

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Young birder. Photo: Christine McCluskey
We welcome beginning and experienced birders of all ages on our field trips! We have binoculars to loan that are wiped down with alcohol between uses. Whether you are brand news to birding or an experienced birder, you’ll like our field trip tips!.

upcoming events

Northern Harrier on the grassland landfill at Croton Point Park. Photo: Jeff Seneca