Trail Running

It’s spring! At least I hope so.  That means it is time to hit the trails.  I love trail running, especially now when the prospect of getting muddy isn’t just a hope but a reality.  I can’t think of any other sport I participate…

Hello Out There!

We’ve been very fortunate to have visits in April from two western New York groups, GrowWNY and WGRZ-TV.  Both groups focus on introducing outdoor experiences to their Buffalo and Western New York audiences.  Please check out their trip reports. 🙂 GrowWNY Friday Blog WGRZ-TV…

S is for Spring… and Salamanders!

The prediction for this weekend is warm temperatures in the 50’s. It won’t be long before the vernal pools on our Lillibridge property swell with runoff from the old-growth forest and prepare to host a wide variety of salamanders for their annual mating ritual….

Fall Is In the Air

In a few short weeks we’ve gone from leaves with a touch of color, to our first frost and now absolutely glorious color!  Everyone is preparing to hunker down for what is predicted to be a tough winter.   We’re wrapping up the year…

It’s Almost Here

Woods Walk & Trail Run 2012 is just around the corner. Trails are groomed and being marked, freebies & prizes are in house, programs are printed, signs are made, food is planned, and a myriad of other details are in play. If you haven’t…

Film Festival & Award Ceremony

Mark your calendar now and join us on Tuesday October 26, for the 4th annual Pfeiffer Nature Center Film Festival & Awards Ceremony! We’ll be awarding prizes in various categories, and Best In Show. You’ll get a chance to see how local people, from…

Get Paid for Having Fun!

If you love all things nature-related, now’s your chance to get paid doing it! We have an opening for a part-time Naturalist. This is a paid position, and has some great benefits available, too. What’s a Naturalist? Someone who excites others about nature, engages…

Better Late Than Never

Although the early registration deadline has passed, there’s still time to be part of Woods Walk & Trail Run. Run from 5K to 10 grueling miles. Walk from less than a mile to 10K. You make the choices, we provide the trails, great food,…

Run or Walk, but Don’t Miss Out!

We’re busily preparing for the 4th annual Woods Walk & Trail Run, and you won’t want to miss it! We get better every time, and this year’s no exception. Most noticeably, we’ll have improved trail markings, more trail guides, and a new road walk….

Snowshoe Blitz!

Today was the kind of day we hope for to help us get through these long western New York winters.  It was absolutely glorious with bright sun, ice blue skies, no wind, and tons of snow of excellent consistency for sledding, snowshoeing, and snowman…