We offer monthly programs to the general public usually conducted in the field at locations throughout Western New York. See the schedule below for current programming.
Pre-registration online or by phone is required for all events. Thank you!

Living Naturally Series: Winter 2019


Winter Adventure Hike

Saturday, January 26, 2019
10:00am-12:30pm
West Falls Park

A moderately challenging hike through open fields and mature forests with a focus on general Winter ecology.


Snowshoes will be provided if necessary.

Registration

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Old Time Community Snowshoe Hike

Saturday, February 2, 2019
6:00pm-8:30pm
The Park School of Buffalo

A special evening that seeks to recreate the community snowshoe hikes in New England in the late 19th century. Participants will learn of the history and skills of snowshoeing, the wonders of Winter ecology and the warmth of outdoor campfires complete with hot beverages and delicious snacks. Join us as we experience the simple pleasures of the past on the beautiful Park School Campus.


Registration is limited, snowshoes are provided.

Registration

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Wildlife Ecology and Surveys

Saturday, February 16, 2019
10:00am-12:30pm
Chaffee Preserve

A challenging hike through mature forests with a focus on wildlife adaptations, behaviors and general ecology. As part of the experience, participants will assist in an ongoing wildlife survey for the Preserve.


Free of charge - Sponsored by Waste Management of Chaffee

Registration


Maple Sugaring – Past and Present

Saturday, March 16, 2019
10:00am-1:00pm
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 include program and brunch. Cosponsored by the Hamburg Recreation Department.

Registration

Please register through the Recreation Department by calling (716)646-5145 or visiting their website at www.hamburg-youth-rec-seniors.com.

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