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Hunger Games at Tifft Nature Preserve

Hunger Games at Tifft Nature Preserve

Hunger Games Kids Wilderness Survival Workshop at Tifft Nature Preserve

Saturday, October 5, 2013 1:00-3:00pm

Can you survive in a post-apocalyptic world? Ditch technology for a day and hone your wilderness survival skills of finding food, water, shelter, and more during an introductory hands-on outdoor workshop for kids 8-18. Wear weather-appropriate outdoor apparel. Non-Members: $8. Buffalo Museum of Science Members Save 10%. Pre-registration required. Please call 825-6397. 

Western New York Land Conservancy Launches New Member Drive

Western New York Land Conservancy Launches New Member Drive

 

The Western New York Land Conservancy, a regional, not-for-profit land trust formed in 1991 to work with families, communities and farmers to permanently protect the region's most important forests, meadows and farms for future generations to enjoy, is holding a new member drive. 

 “By becoming a member, you will receive the Land Conservancy’s newsletter, invitations to special events and hikes at our preserves, and updates on conservation issues specific to our region,” said Executive Director Nancy Smith. “But most importantly, your membership will support our transformative land conservation work.”

Dragons and Damsels of the Deep at Tifft Nature Preserve

Dragons and Damsels of the Deep at Tifft Nature Preserve

Dragons & Damsels of the Deep

Saturday, September 7

2-3:30 PM

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

Hear ye! Hear ye! Discover Tifft's noble dragonflies and damselflies within our watery realm and their majestic transformation into reigning jewels of our sky. A short presentation, craft, hands-on exploration, and a hike will take place.  Non-Members: $5. Buffalo Museum of Science Members Save 10%. Pre-registration required. Please call 825-6397. 

NYS Senator Tim Kennedy to Host Climate Change Action Event

NYS Senator Tim Kennedy to Host Climate Change Action Event

On Monday, July 29th, New York State Senator Timothy Kennedy and various waterfront recreational tourism operators and enthusiasts will gather for a press conference and photo opportunity at 1 p.m. at the Central Wharf at Canalside to highlight the impacts of extreme weather and climate change in Buffalo Niagara and New York State.

State Senator Kennedy and others will offer remarks at the press event and rally, which follows President Obama’s historic action on climate change. The President’s plan includes the nation’s first-ever limits on carbon pollution from power plants, as well as other strategies to prepare America for the effects of climate change.

INSECTIVAL at Tifft Nature Preserve!

INSECTIVAL at Tifft Nature Preserve!

INSECTIVAL - Saturday, July 13th 10am-2pm at Tifft Nature Preserve. Join us for a bug-tastic time at Tifft Nature Preserve where families of all ages can join in a celebration of insects and their arthropod kin!  Activities will include sweeping for insects on the grassy mounds, aquatic insect investigation, edible insect tastings, buggy crafts that are sure to be a hit with the younger set, an insectigation station, and much more!  It will be an insect-errific day for everyone! Non-Members:$5. Buffalo Museum of Science Members Save 10%.

Fabulous Photos

Fabulous Photos

More submissions from sometime 2 Your Town contributor Larry Lowell. Proving that it's been a beautiful spring depsite the rain.

Legislator Mills: Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day is Saturday

Legislator Mills: Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day is Saturday

Erie County Legislator John J. Mills reminds residents that the county is hosting a Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 15 at Erie Community College South Campus. Please enter from Big Tree Road - Route 20A via Abbott Road.