Henslow's Sparrow, photo by Jeffrey Hall


Piney Tract Tour, photo by Deb Freed

Presque Isle Outing, photo by Ron Montgomery

Henslow's Sparrow, photo by Jeffrey Hall


Seneca Rocks Audubon Society is a local chapter of the National Audubon Society serving Clarion, Forest, Jefferson & Venango Counties in northwest PA.

We enjoy birds and nature--all are welcome to join us for our programs, outings, and projects.

Our Chapter

Our meetings always include a nature program. They are held the second Wednesday of the month, September through December and March through June, at 6:30 p.m. 

Activities have been suspended due to Covid, but

Outdoor activities are resuming with the spring weather!


We meet for our annual picnic at Beaver Creek Wetlands the second Wednesday of August.


Talks at Beaver Creek-

May 12, 6:30 p.m.

Gary Edwards will talk about "Birds of Venango County" &

Mal Hays will talk about the Owl Box Project

June 9, 6:30 p.m.

Alice Thurau & Deb Freed will introduce the "Bird Friendly Habitat" program     &

Debbie McCanna will describe the "Western Pennsylvania all outdoor Atlas & Field Guide"

Go Birding!

June 16 - Bird Walk at

Cook Forest.


Meet Mike Leahy at the Log Cabin Interpretive Center at 9:00 a.m. Be ready for warblers and other forest breeders!

Bring water and a lunch.

See contacts page if you have questions for Mike.

Arrival Dates

Wondering when to expect a new migrant? Click here for a list of Arrival Dates.

Gary's Book.jpeg

Birds of Venango County: The status, distribution, and history of the birds of Pennsylvania’s Oil Region, written by Gary Edwards with Jeffrey Hall, is now available. SRAS is very proud of this accomplishment! 


The book is $20 plus $3.50 postage. Address is:

Gary Edwards

224 Meadow Rd. Apt.9

Seneca, PA 16346

Email Gary here for info. 

Bird Sightings Wanted!

Carole Winslow is the Clarion County compiler for the Pennsylvania Society for Ornithology. She sends quarterly reports for publication in their journal Pennsylvania Birds. These reports are usually published in our newsletter also.

Email or call Carole with sightings or questions.


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Unless otherwise noted, all photos on this website were taken locally by chapter members.

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