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Montezuma Audubon teams up with local wineries for birding and tasting events

Artworks Gallery offers Spring Landscape in Watercolor Workshop
The Montezuma Audubon Center announced a series of unique outdoor events in partnership with local wineries in the Finger Lakes region. Starting in May, these events will combine guided birding walks, wine tastings, and live ... more
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Montezuma woman arrested for falsely reporting suicidal threat to 988 hotline

Local resident victimized by immigration phone scam, Geneva police warn about ‘call spoofing’
In the early hours of April 6 deputies were dispatched to a residence in the town of Montezuma following a distressing report from the National Suicide Prevention Hotline. The hotline had received texts from an ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Chris Lajewski talks winter at the Montezuma Audubon Center (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Chris Lajewski talks winter at the Montezuma Audubon Center (podcast)
What's happening at the Montezuma as winter rolls forward? Chris Lajewski, Director at the Montezuma Audubon Center was in-studio talking about winter bird feeding, a Bald Eagle survey, spring activities, and January's species spotlight. MORE ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Chris Lajewski talks birding tours, migration pattern at Montezuma (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Chris Lajewski talks birding tours, migration pattern at Montezuma (podcast)
This week on Inside the FLX we're going in-depth on the Montezuma Audubon Center. Director Chris Lajewski joins us in-studio to talk about their year-end fundraising efforts, the ongoing fall-to-winter bird migration, and everything happening ... more
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Avian Flu: As DEC investigates possible outbreak, Montezuma bird expert explains virus

Avian Flu: As DEC investigates possible outbreak, Montezuma bird expert explains virus
The discovery of nearly two dozen dead geese at Charles E. Sexton Memorial Park in Webster has sparked concerns over a potential outbreak of Avian Flu, with test results from the New York State Department ... more
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Commission: Montezuma judge removed from office for posting Nazi imagery, other activity on Facebook

Commission: Montezuma judge removed from office for posting Nazi imagery, other activity on Facebook
A justice from Cayuga County has been removed from office, according to a state commission overseeing local justices. The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct said in a news release that Montezuma Town Justice ... more
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FLX TODAY: What’s happening at the Montezuma Audubon Center this month?

FLX TODAY: What's happening at the Montezuma Audubon Center this month?
What's going on this month at the Montezuma Audubon Center? Today we get into it all in our monthly chat with Chris Lajewski, who serves as center director at the Audubon Center in Savannah, Wayne ... more
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FLX CANDIDATES: Lydia Patti Ruffini talks campaign for Cayuga County Legislature

FLX CANDIDATES: Lydia Patti Ruffini talks campaign for Cayuga County Legislature
Today we continue our series previewing local elections across the Finger Lakes by talking with one of the candidates running for Cayuga County Legislature. Redistricting has reshaped how Cayuga County's governing body will look in ... more
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Cayuga Nation files suit against NYS: Seeks Thruway proceeds for portion of highway that passes through reservation land

Cayuga Nation files suit against NYS: Seeks Thruway proceeds for portion of highway that passes through reservation land
The Cayuga Nation says it is going to commence litigation regarding the intrusion of the New York State Thruway in Cayuga County. On Tuesday, the Nation announced in a press release that it plans to ... more
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Sheriff: Montezuma man violates court order days after being issued, hides in field to avoid capture

Sheriff: Montezuma man violates court order days after being issued, hides in field to avoid capture
Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck reported a swift response by the Sheriff’s Office to a domestic incident on November 28 on Denman Road in the Town of Montezuma. The suspect, identified as David K. Kalet, ... more
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Montezuma Audubon Center announces December guided hike series

Montezuma Audubon Center announces December guided hike series
The Montezuma Audubon Center is set to host a series of guided hikes throughout December, offering unique outdoor experiences for nature enthusiasts and bird watchers. These hikes, designed to encourage exploration and learning during the ... more
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FLX TODAY: Chris Lajewski talks upcoming events at Montezuma Audubon Center + explains overpopulation of deer and geese (podcast)

FLX TODAY: Chris Lajewski talks upcoming events at Montezuma Audubon Center + explains overpopulation of deer and geese (podcast)
Fall is here and that means its prime time to get out to the Montezuma Audubon Center in Savannah, Wayne County. The center has an array of events coming up, including conservation/volunteer opportunities on September ... more
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Two airlifted from serious dirt bike accident in Northern Seneca County

Two airlifted from serious dirt bike accident in Northern Seneca County
First responders from Wayne and Cayuga counties were called to a serious dirt bike accident near the Seneca, Cayuga, and Wayne county lines late-Sunday. The accident was reported during the evening hours, and involved serious ... more
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Montezuma Wetlands Complex hosts 16th annual youth hunting event

Montezuma Wetlands Complex hosts 16th annual youth hunting event
Young hunting enthusiasts between the ages of 12 and 15 are invited to the Montezuma Audubon Center for the 16th Annual Robert F. DeRoo Memorial Youth Waterfowl and Pheasant Hunts. Situated at 2295 State Route ... more
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Montezuma man damaged woman’s phone and television during domestic incident

Montezuma man damaged woman's phone and television during domestic incident
On September 7 at approximately 2:47 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a residence Butternut Drive in Montezuma following reports of a domestic incident. Upon arrival and subsequent investigation, authorities arrested 33-year-old Justin McGhee of Montezuma ... more
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26th annual Montezuma Muckrace set to draw birding enthusiasts for conservation fundraiser

26th annual Montezuma Muckrace set to draw birding enthusiasts for conservation fundraiser
Birdwatchers are set to convene at the Montezuma Wetlands Complex for the 26th Annual Montezuma Muckrace from September 8 to 9. The Montezuma Muckrace, a 24-hour birding challenge organized by the Friends of the Montezuma ... more
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Cayuga County Legislature May 2023 Meeting (webcast)

Cayuga County Legislature May 2023 Meeting (webcast)
The Cayuga County Legislature met for their regular monthly meeting for May 2023 on Tuesday night in Auburn. Full meeting video appears below ... more
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MONTEZUMA: Spring arrives with new birds, foliage returns to wetlands complex (podcast)

MONTEZUMA: Spring arrives with new birds, foliage returns to wetlands complex (podcast)
https://youtu.be/TWvr2qjJ_SY Each month we catch up with Chris Lajewski from the Montezuma Audubon Center to talk about what's happening at the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. Now, as the season transitions to mid-spring, we get the latest ... more
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Missing Montezuma woman found safe

Missing Montezuma woman found safe
Update: Sheriff Brian Schenck says Kimberly Tanner has been located and is safe. The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding a missing Montezuma woman. Kimberly Tanner, 37, of Montezuma is ... more
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