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.

COVID protocol in place. Masks must be worn at all times by participants and parents who are not vaccinated when social distancing is not an option.


Living Naturally Series


Canoeing Basics

Saturday, July 10, 2021
9:00am-12:00pm
Yates Park, Orchard Park

Join Earth Spirit naturalist educators at Green Lake to learn some basic canoe skills, paddling technique, and safety pointers before learning about the unique ecology of the lake while on the water.

2 Sessions: 9:00-10:15 & 10:30-11:45. Ages 7 & up. Adult must accompany child.

Canoes and personal flotation devices will be provided

This program is being presented by Earth Spirit and The Orchard Park Recreation & Parks Department. 

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Registration

Registration via OP Recreation & Parks Department through button above.

Forest Walk

Sunday, July 18, 2021
10:00am-12:30pm
Chestnut Village Trails, Orchard Park

Learning about trees can be fun and interesting! Come see what wonders the Chestnut Village trails have to offer with an Earth Spirit naturalist educator.

All ages welcome!

This program is being presented by Earth Spirit and The Orchard Park Recreation & Parks Department. 

REGISTER


Registration

Registration via OP Recreation & Parks Department through button above.

Exploring Mystery Pond

Saturday, July 24, 2021
10:00am-12:15pm
Pawtucket Playground in Eagle Heights, Orchard Park

Join an Earth Spirit naturalist educator as we explore the life within and around Mystery Pond. Get ready to get your hands dirty!

2 Sessions: 10:00-11:00 & 11:15-12:15. Ages 3-12 suggested. Parents must accompany children.

This program is being presented by Earth Spirit and The Orchard Park Recreation & Parks Department. 

Session 1 Session 2


Registration

Registration via OP Recreation & Parks Department through button above.

Sunset Stroll

Sunday, August 1, 2021
6:00pm-8:00pm
Birdsong Park, Orchard Park

As the sun sets, nature comes to life! Join an Earth Spirit naturalist educator as we walk through the unique wetlands, forests, and fields as the crepuscular creatures awaken.
All ages welcome!

This program is being presented by Earth Spirit and The Orchard Park Recreation & Parks Department. 

REGISTER


Registration

Registration via OP Recreation & Parks Department through button above.

Ecology Day Camps

Check back for more information in May-June 2021. 

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