The Naturalists’ Club is a family-oriented nature club, founded in 1950, dedicated to the enjoyment, exploration, and protection of the natural world. The Club is an educational, not-for-profit organization, incorporated in the State of New York, with IRS recognition under Section 501 (c) 3 (Not For Profit).
The Naturalists’ Club publishes The Gnatcatcher, a monthly newsletter listing upcoming events and items of interest, including monthly Southern Tier bird statistics.
The club monthly meeting is at the Vestal Public Library.
The club conducts Weekly Nature Walks, Nature Field Trips, Bird Song Classes, and many other club sponsored and cooperative events. See the calendar page for current dates and times of club meetings.
Marie Petuh Bird Challenge
The challenge is simple, identify as many species as possible within Broome County in a calendar year. This friendly challenge honors the memory of good friend Marie Petuh. Winning gives you bragging rights and a trophy. Join in the fun today!