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Public Program Schedule - Living Naturally Series

Snowshoe Adventure Hike 1

Saturday, January 28, 2017
Amherst State Park

A moderately challenging hike through open fields and along Ellicott Creek with a focus on snowshoeing skills and general Winter ecology. Snowshoes will be provided.

Fees: Members: $7 | Non-Members: $10

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Snowshoe Adventure Hike 2

Saturday, February 11, 2017
Chaffee Preserve

A challenging hike through mature forests with a focus on snowshoeing skills and wildlife ecology. Snowshoes will be provided.

Fees: Free of Charge – sponsored by Waste Management of Chaffee

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Wildlife Tracking

Saturday, February 25, 2017
Erie County Forest Lands

A challenging hike (snowshoes provided, if necessary) through mature forests and along creeks with a focus on the art and science of wildlife tracking.

Fees: Members: $7 | Non-Members: $10

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Maple Sugaring – Past and Present

Saturday, March 18, 2017
Taylor Road Park, Hamburg

Sharing the methods of sap collection and maple sugaring preparation as practiced by Native Americans, early settlers and modern day producers. Following the program, a delicious pancake brunch will be served featuring our locally produced maple syrup.

Fees: Adults: $12 | Children (Under 12): $7 - includes program and brunch. Cosponsored by the Hamburg Recreation Department.

Please register through the Recreation Department by calling (716) 646-5145 or visiting their website.

Public Programming

We offer monthly programs to the general public generally conducted in the field at locations throughout Western New York. From time to time we also lead excursions to locations such as the Everglades, the Adirondacks and Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario. Please refer to the schedule for current programming.

All programs require pre-registration, which may be done online, by phone or email. When registering by email or phone, please specify the number of adults and children who will attend and provide a contact phone number. Children 5 to 12 may attend for 1/2 price unless otherwise indicated.
Online: See program listing
Phone: 716-941-6267

We look forward to you joining us for our next program!


Paid registered participants must inform Earth Spirit via phone or email of inability to attend a minimum of 24 hours in advance of the scheduled program in order to receive a refund. If a program is cancelled by Earth Spirit, all paid participants will receive a full refund. Refunds will be made by check and mailed via the United States Postal Service within 10 business days following the program date.

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