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. See the schedule below for current programming.
Pre-registration online or by phone is required for all events.
Thank you!

Living Naturally Series

In light of the recent restrictions on gatherings due to the ongoing public health situation, please understand that these programs are all tentative and may be cancelled or rescheduled at any time. Thank you for your support and understanding. 

Wild Foods of Spring

Saturday, May 2, 2020
Buffalo Ski Center

Join us to learn about the bounty that the Spring forests and fields have to offer and sample some wild foods prepared by our naturalists and friends.


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Learning Local Medicinal Plants

Saturday, May 16, 2020
West Falls JP Nicely Town Park

Join an experienced naturalist in learning about some local plants traditionally used for healing our bodies. Connecting with plants on a deeper level fosters new relationships that can be beneficial.


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Wildlife Ecology & Surveys

Saturday, May 30, 2020
Chaffee Preserve, Chaffee, NY

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.

THIS IS A FREE EVENT, but pre-registration is required! Sponsored by Waste Management of Chaffee


Sinking Ponds Adventure Hike

Saturday, June 13, 2020
Sinking Ponds, East Aurora

Learn about the fascinating history and ecology of the Sinking Ponds area in East Aurora. We will look for local amphibians, birds, and plants unique to this place.


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Ecology Day Camps

Ecology Day Camp registration and information can be found by contacting the host organization. Thank you!

June 22-26: The Park School of Buffalo (Ecology Camp #1)
July 13-17: Orchard Park Recreation (Eco-Camp)
July 20-24: The Park School of Buffalo (Ecology Camp #2)
July 21-24: Sardina Recreation Department (Ecology Camp)
August 24-28: The Park School of Buffalo (Ecology Camp #3)