Wannamaker Ground Rules:
Access to this property is limited to active Members of Columbia Audubon Society(“CAS”). Guests and Associate must be accompanied by a Full Members. Associates are encouraged to become Members if they plan on or find themselves to be repeat visitors.
Absolutely no pets are allowed. Service animals are allowed, but emotional support animals are not allowed. Any service animal must remain on a leash at all times and is expected to respect wildlife.
Permissible activities on the property include:
Scientific research approved by the CAS Board
Observing nature, which includes birdwatching and other observation of plants and animals. Removal of any materials other than trash from the property requires Board approval.
Productive work such as trail maintenance, organized trash pickup, forestry management, and other activities. All such activities require advance approval from the CAS Board.
Conservation themed community events and CAS sponsored meetings. Any such event must have prior approval by the CAS Board and require the CAS Board’s involvement in planning.
Gates should remain locked at all times.
The road system is to be used for maintenance vehicles only. Visitors should park outside of the locked gates and proceed on foot. If there is a need to gain access through any locked gate, a CAS Board member may grant access. No motorized vehicles (including motorbikes, ATV, golf carts, etc) are allowed on the property without express consent of the CAS Board.
You are responsible for your own safety. This is a wild place and is home to hazardous plants and animals. By entering this property, you assume all risks. CAS and the CAS Board shall bear no responsibility for any bodily harm to any member or guest.
Any violation of these rules should be reported to the CAS Board.
This property is maintained for the benefit of wildlife. Respect this place as their home in which you are a visitor. It is not a park. Our objective is to maintain a property for birdwatchers by birdwatchers. Make every effort to minimize your impact on the resident flora and fauna. Harassing, hunting, or injuring animals, even animals considered dangerous, is strictly forbidden.
The CAS Board reserves the right to revoke visitation privileges to any individual or the entire membership for any reason, including disrespect or abuse of this property. Egregious conduct could further result in loss of CAS membership or recourse at the discretion of the CAS Board. The foremost priorities of the CAS Board are to respect the wishes in the original property bequest and maintain the property for the benefit of wildlife.
Revised January 10, 2023