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Bilingual Birdwalk to Take Place at Forest Lawn Cemetery

Bilingual Birdwalk to Take Place at Forest Lawn Cemetery

The Buffalo Audubon Society and the Western New York Land Conservancy will host their first ever bilingual birdwalk – offered in both Spanish and English – at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo. The event will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 10, and is free and open to the public. Participants should meet just inside the main entrance of the cemetery at Delaware and Delavan.

Western New York Land Conservancy to Hold Annual Meeting and Reception at Buffalo Yacht Club

Western New York Land Conservancy to Hold Annual Meeting and Reception at Buffalo Yacht Club

 

The Western New York Land Conservancy is very pleased to announce the 2014 Annual Meeting and Reception to be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 16, at the Buffalo Yacht Club at the foot of Porter Avenue in Buffalo. The historic building is right on Lake Erie, and the spectacular second floor dining area and outdoor patio boast views of passing sail boats and the summer sunset. 

Tomasik Optical Celebrates Earth Day Every Day

Tomasik Optical Celebrates Earth Day Every Day

 

April 22 is Earth Day, a day of great importance to the local eye care experts at Tomasik Optical. In fact, they strive to make a difference in the Western New York community every day — 365 days a year!

For example, Tomasik Optical is proud to carry the only brand of frames certified to be made of at least 95 percent recycled materials. ECO — or Earth Conscious Optics — are the choice of actor Leonardo DeCaprio, who wears both prescription and sunglass styles from this environmentally conscious brand. Are you interested in helping the environment? Ask the experts at Tomasik Optical to show you this unique line of high-quality and earth-friendly frames!

Nature Knowledge Trivia Night!

Nature Knowledge Trivia Night!

Nature Knowledge Trivia Night

Friday, March 28

7-9 PM

Nature Knowledge Trivia Night

Friday, March 28

7-9 PM

Adults

Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. Buffalo, NY  14203

Guided Snowshoeing Fun at Tifft this Weekend

Guided Snowshoeing Fun at Tifft this Weekend

Let's celebrate the snow! Since Mother Nature graced us with lots of fluffy snow this week, Tifft Nature Preserve added two guided snowshoe walks to this weekend's busy schedule of fun programming. Tifft's trails are beautiful, accessible, and full of ever-changing signs of wildlife passing through or residing within the preserve. Please help us spread the word! #Tifftsnowshoe

Saturday, February 8
Tyke Snowshoe Trek
10:30 - 11:30am
For families with children ages 2-6 only. 
$6 per person. BMS members save 10%
Pre-registration required by calling Tifft, 825.6397

Sunday, February 9
Family Snowshoe Stroll
2:30 - 4pm
Ages 7 and up
$7 per person. BMS members save 10%.
Pre-registration required by calling Tifft, 825.6397

Digital Nature Photography Series for Beginners

Digital Nature Photography Series for Beginners

CAPTURE THE BEAUTY OF NATURE!

Sundays, February 9, 16 and 23, 2014

2- 4 PM

ONLY $40 for the entire series!

This hands-on series atTifft Nature Preserve is recommended for adults new to nature photography, as well as those who wish to perfect their knowledge and use of digital cameras. Mary Lou Frost, guest instructor for this series, is the past President of the Buffalo Science Museum Camera Club. This series will include indoor instruction within Tifft's warm Visitor Center classrooms and outdoor practice of skills on Tifft's beautiful and accessible trails. Plan to bring your camera and its manual to each class and dress appropriately to be outside.

Non-members: $40 for series. Buffalo Museum of Science Members Save 10%. Pre-registration required. Full payment due at time of registration. Please call 825-6397 today.

Tifft Nature Preserve 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd Buffalo, NY 14203,  716-825-6397

Mill Road Scenic Overlook is Protected

Mill Road Scenic Overlook is Protected

 

The Friends of Mill Road, in partnership with the Western New York Land Conservancy and the Town of Aurora, are thrilled to announce that the Town of Aurora is now the proud owner of the 60-acre Mill Road Scenic Overlook. The Land Conservancy now holds a conservation easement on the property, protecting it for the benefit of the community in perpetuity. When the weather warms, a scenic overlook will be constructed, providing a safe pull-off for passing motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians to enjoy the views at this property. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will follow.