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 2017 Nature Programs

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* 2nd Ann. Hike For Your Health 2nd Ann. Hike For Your Health

********************************Program Start Time: 10 am Program Length: One Hour Program Location: Lillibridge Preserve Details found on Calendar of Events below the Calendar.

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* Let it snow! Winter explore!Let it snow! Winter explore!

*******************************Start Time: 10 am. Program Length: 2 hrs. Location: Lillibridge Preserve Details found on Calendar of Events below the calendar.

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* Pfeiffer Fun at Outdoor Show Pfeiffer Fun at Outdoor Show

***********************************Saturday, January 21st 10-5 pm and Sunday, January 22nd 10-3 pm. Location: Good Times of Olean, 800 R. East State Street, Olean.

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* Pfeiffer Fun at Outdoor Show Pfeiffer Fun at Outdoor Show

***********************************Saturday, January 21st 10-5 pm and Sunday, January 22nd 10-3 pm. Location: Good Times of Olean, 800 R. East State Street, Olean.

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All trails open dawn to dusk for your outdoor activities. Exciting and interesting events are being planned! See the ones that have been already scheduled for you below! Watch as our calendar fills and grows where science, art and nature come together!

Hike For Your Health:

With the winding down of summer, we will be suspending our by-monthly “Hike for your Health” walks until next spring/summer.  Be sure to watch for new times and days for the 2017 season!   Don’t miss our second annual “Hike for Your Health” New Year’s Day hike at Lillibridge preserve on January 1st!  Have a wonderful fall and winter!    

May

6th- Take a Walk on the Wild Side  Start time: 8:30 am- Program length: 2 hrs.

 If the sweet melodious trills of songbirds is music to your ear, you will not want to miss this bird walk through the wetland and scrub areas of Pfeiffer Nature Center’s Eshelman Preserve.  A well-known location for regional birders, the preserve hosts a multitude of migratory and resident birds.  Visitors may see and/or hear dozens of species that frequent the area as they walk along grassy, gentle trails.  The guided walk starts in the parking lot and will be led by Tim Baird, President of the Cattaraugus County Bird Study Club.  The group will slowly walk through the property noting what they see and or hear.  Conversation is kept to a minimum as this is an observational activity.  Effort is made not to disturb the wildlife in order to create optimal viewing conditions.  Please bring binoculars if you have them.  No pets please.  This activity is free and open to the public.  Donations are gratefully accepted.  Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Location: Pfeiffer Nature Center, Eshelman Preserve, 1420 Yubadam Rd, Portville NY.   Pre-registration is not required.  Pfeiffer Nature Center is supported by United Way Funding.  Pfeiffer Nature Center where science, art & nature come together.

 

13th- Annual Trail Clearing and Clean up Event   Start Time: 10 am  Event Length: 4 hrs. 

Spring is here and we are ready to do some spring cleaning at Pfeiffer Nature Center! You can show appreciation for nature by assisting at our annual trail clearing and cleanup event.  It is the perfect way to enjoy the woods while helping to keep our grounds and trails well maintained and accessible.  This activity is free and open to the public and is best designed for ages 10 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Trail clearing tools will be available, but please feel free to bring your own. This event will be held at: Pfeiffer Nature Center, Lillibridge Preserve, 1974 Lillibridge Road, Portville, NY 14770.  Please register by 4 pm, Thursday, May 11th, 2017.  To register, click on “Register for our programs online” above or contact the office at 716-933-0187.  Pfeiffer Nature Center is supported by United Way Funding.  Pfeiffer Nature Center where Science, Art & Nature come together.

 

20th- Take a Walk on the Wild Side  Start time: 8:30 am- Program length: 2 hrs.

 If the sweet melodious trills of songbirds is music to your ear, you will not want to miss this bird walk through the wetland and scrub areas of Pfeiffer Nature Center’s Eshelman Preserve.  A well-known location for regional birders, the preserve hosts a multitude of migratory and resident birds.  Visitors may see and/or hear dozens of species that frequent the area as they walk along grassy, gentle trails.  The guided walk starts in the parking lot and will be led by Tim Baird, President of the Cattaraugus County Bird Study Club.  The group will slowly walk through the property noting what they see and or hear.  Conversation is kept to a minimum as this is an observational activity.  Effort is made not to disturb the wildlife in order to create optimal viewing conditions.  Please bring binoculars if you have them.  No pets please.  This activity is free and open to the public.  Donations are gratefully accepted.  Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Location: Pfeiffer Nature Center, Eshelman Preserve, 1420 Yubadam Rd, Portville NY.   Pre-registration is not required.  Pfeiffer Nature Center is supported by United Way Funding.  Pfeiffer Nature Center where science, art & nature come together.

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10th- Wild About Nature   Start Time: 10 am  Program Length: 2 hrs.

If you joined us recently on a bird walk, you know firsthand the beauty of the Eshelman property.  Let us continue to explore Eshelman’s many natural treasures as we meander through the fields and woods with naturalist Barb Busack.  This guided hike is bound to please all outdoor enthusiasts.   Location:  Eshelman Property, 1420 Yubadam Road, Portville, NY.  Fee:  Free for members, $5 for non-members and free for children 13 and under.  Minors must be accompanied by an adult.  Register by 4 PM, Thursday, June 8th on the Programs Calendar at www.pfeiffernaturecenter.org , contact the office at 716-933-0187 or register at the time of the program.   Pfeiffer Nature Center is supported by United Way funding.  Pfeiffer Nature Center where science, art & nature come together.

 

 

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