We offer monthly programs to the general public as well as seasonal Ecology Day Camps for children usually conducted in the field at locations throughout Western New York.

Living Naturally Series

Family Snowshoe Hike

Saturday, February 18, 2023
Mossy Point Nature Preserve

This is a hike designed for those who are taking part in the Winter Hiking Challenge through Outside Chronicles and their families! We will make it to the Winter Hiking Challenge Landmark on this adventure and discuss the local ecology of the preserve along the way! Members of Earth Spirit and anyone else interested are also welcome to attend as long as spots are available. This will be a moderately challenging hike between 2.5-3.0 miles with some undulating terrain. Snowshoes will be provided for those who need. REGISTRATION CLOSED – EVENT FULL  
Parking in Hunter's Creek Lower Parking Lot


Maple Sugaring – Past & Present

Saturday, March 18, 2023
Taylor Road Family Recreation Facility, Hamburg

Come on a journey through time learning about how people have gathered and boiled maple sap throughout history. This will be an interactive program fit for all ages that takes place in a mature hardwood forest loaded with sugar maple trees. We will also be serving pancakes and fruit as a part of the event! Celebrate the coming of Spring with Earth Spirit as we enjoy the sweet gifts of the season and give thanks to those who provide it for us.

Note: Registration is limited. This is not an open-house event. The program begins at 10:00.


Registration opening soon!

Ecology Day Camps

Ecology Camps are run through the Recreation Department or School listed. Please follow the link for registration (when available)

Hamburg Recreation Department – Winter Ecology Camp (February 21-24, 2023)