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Spring EGG-stravaganza at Tifft!
Spring EGG-stravaganza at Tifft!

Buffalo, NY (March 12, 2013) – Tifft Nature Preserve is the place to be to welcome spring!  Spring Egg-stravaganza! An annual celebration of animals that hatch from eggs will take place on Friday, March 29, 2013 at Tifft Nature Preserve, the environmental education site of the Buffalo Museum of Science.     

SPRING EGG-STRAVAGANZA! A CELEBRATION OF ANIMALS THAT HATCH FROM EGGS
Friday, March 29   10AM – 2PM
Non-Members: $7 per person; Museum Members save 10%

Drop in for an egg-stremely fun time at Tifft Nature Preserve!  Admission fee covers:

  • Egg dying featuring natural egg dyes made from berries, spices and vegetables (bring your own hard boiled eggs – 6 per person maximum)
  • Take your creativity to the egg-streme with recycled and natural material spring crafts including a snake mobile, hatching egg, sprouting eggshell planter, and edible chocolate bird nests
  • Who’s Hatching Signs of Spring nature walks
  • Live animals that hatch from eggs including insects, amphibians, reptiles and birds of prey with Messinger Woods Wildlife Care and Education Center! 
  • Egg-citing story time for younger visitors
  • Egg-cellent outdoor games including a hatch and match game, egg races, egg rolls, and put the egg in the nest! (weather permitting)
  • Egg-centric biofacts including bird eggs and nests
  • Actual hatching chicks inside the Visitors Center (fingers crossed!)
  • Learn about backyard bird feeding with Wild Birds Unlimited
  • Egg-cellent pizza, popcorn, cake pops, maple sugar cotton candy, snacks and refreshments will be available for purchase.

Additional spring and Earth Day themed programs will take place throughout the month of April.  For further information, please call Tifft Nature Preserve at 716-825-6397 or visit the Buffalo Museum of Science website at www.sciencebuff.org .

Tifft Nature Preserve, a 264-acre beautiful urban wetland preserve on reclaimed former industrial land, is located at 1200 Fuhrmann Boulevard in Buffalo.   

 

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