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Snowshoeing 101 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve

Snowshoeing 101 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve

 

Tue. Jan 176:00pm - 7:30pmLearn how to use snowshoes, and take a guided
walk along the trails. Snowshoe rental =
$4.00/person; Friends of Reinstein members =
$2.00. Registration required; call 716-683-5959
to sign up. h/c accessReinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew 14043www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html683-5959

 

Stories in the Woods

Stories in the Woods

 

Sat. Jul 16 201110:30 a.m.Listen to a nature story followed by a walk in the
woods. For children ages 4-6. Registration
required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up. h/c accessReinstein Woods Nature Preserve93 Honorine Dr., Depew 14043www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html683-5959

 

Nighttime Nature Nuts

 

Fri. Jul 15 20118:30 p.m.Come explore the trails at sunset and nighttime,
and learn about nocturnal wildlife. Registration
required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up. h/c accessReinstein Woods Nature Preserve93 Honorine Dr., Depew 14043www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html683-5959

 

Emerald Ash Borer Detected in Buffalo

Emerald Ash Borer Detected in Buffalo

EMERALD ASH BORER DETECTED IN BUFFALO

Collaborative Control Efforts Underway to Contain First Infestation Found in Erie County

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced an infestation of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was found in the City of Buffalo’s South Park. This is the first EAB infestation to be detected in Erie County. EAB is a small but destructive beetle that infests and kills North American ash tree species, including green, white, black and blue ash.

Creative Arts in the Outdoors: Photography

Creative Arts in the Outdoors: Photography
Fri. Apr 15 2011 6:00PM Enhance your connection to nature through this
creative activity. Join us for a short guided walk
followed by an opportunity to photograph natural
subjects. Registration required; call 683-5959. h/c access Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve 93 Honorine Dr., Depew 14043 www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html 716-683-5959

Woodpecker Walk This Saturday at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve

Woodpecker Walk This Saturday at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve

Woodpecker Walk
Saturday, March 12
2:00 PM
Take a guided tour of the trails as we look for signs of woodpeckers and learn about their role in the ecosystem. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.

Pet Connection Needs Your Immediate Support!

This puppy and countless others like him have been saved thanks to the work done every day at Pet Connection Programs Inc., a nonprofit maternity and urgent care animal shelter in Marilla. Every year, hundreds of dogs, cats, kittens, puppies and other animals are nursed to health and adopted to a loving home thanks to this shelter.

How can you help? Please show your holiday spirit by purchasing tickets to the shelter’s Holiday Dinner Dance & Auction from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, December 4 at the Hearthstone Manor in Depew. In addition to plenty of food and a huge auction featuring more than 100 prizes, guests will be entertained by Jack Civiletto & The Pyramid Band. One lucky guest will also win a door prize featuring four one-day Disney hopper passes valued at $544!