Migration Celebration 2022: A Day of Events at the Cornell Lab

Photo by Tom Shepard.

In addition to our lineup of virtual events, we’re holding an in-person Migration Celebration on Sept. 17 at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology headquarters in Ithaca, New York. Join us from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a family-friendly day filled with birdwatching, bird banding demonstrations, fun workshops, forearm painting, and many more opportunities to connect with birds and nature.

To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact Lisa Kopp (lkopp@cornell.edu) as soon as possible. We look forward to your visit!


Is there an entry fee?

There is no entry fee. The Lab of Ornithology Visitor Center and Sapsucker Woods is free and open to the public. All additional Migration Celebration programming is free of charge.

Where do I park?

Free day parking is located in the visitor lot closest to the Visitor Center entrance. Additional parking is available across Sapsucker Woods road in lots between the Visitor Center and Route 13. More on how to get here.

Is the Lab wheelchair accessible? What about the trails?

The Visitor Center is fully wheelchair accessible. The trails are mostly flat with wood chips or wood boardwalks. 

Will there be food? 

Although in past years we’ve had a food truck on site, unfortunately it is not available this year. There are numerous benches and other picnic spots on the trails around Sapsucker Woods.

What are your Covid precautions? 

Visitors must follow all public health guidance. Masks are required when riding public transportation and in health care and COVID-19 testing facilities. View Cornell’s mask policy.

Find answers to more FAQs here.

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