Visitor Center Hours:

Wed-Sat: 10am-4pm
Sunday: 12pm-4pm

Visitor Center Hours: Wed-Sat: 10am-4pm | Sunday: 12pm-4pm
Trail Hours:

Trails open daily
from dawn until dusk

Trail Hours: Trails open daily from dawn until dusk
Location:

1200 Fuhrmann Blvd.
Buffalo, New York 14203

Location: 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo, NY 14203
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Tifft Nature Preserve offers homeschool programs for grades 3-5 on a variety of topics and themes, and most of all - fun!

REGISTRATION: Register online, call 716.825-6397 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Programs run from 12:30pm to 2:30pm

  • SESSION 1 - ADAPTATIONS TO EVOLUTION

    Novemeber 1, November 8, November 15, November 29 | 2017

    Horses with 5 toes?? How does that happen? Join us as we survey natural selection, heritable traits, and the other circumstances that create a new world more often than you might think.

    • SESSION 2 - VERTEBRATES OF THE WORLD

      January 24, January 31, February 7, February 14 | 2018

      There are two major divisions in the tree of life. Either you have bones or you don’t. Of the five classes of animal with bones, what makes some animals birds—some mammals—some fish? We’ll look for the distinctions and note the exceptions.

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    • SESSION 3 - WILDLIFE CONSERVATION

      March 7, March 14, March 21, March 28 | 2018

      Why do we care about wildlife? We’re not wildlife, or are we? We'll explore wild plants and animals, how they work together, and how we really couldn’t survive without them.

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    • SESSION 4 - WHERE IT ALL STARTS: THE PLANTS

      April 4, April 11, April 18, April 25 | 2018

      What would you rather see at Tifft—the animals or the plants? You might be surprised at the wonder of plants—how they work, what they do, how we all depend on them.

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    • SESSION 5 - ECOSYSTEM ECOLOGY: THE WETLANDS/FIELDS/FOREST

      May 2, May 9, May 16, May 23 | 2018

      What a wonderful, tangled, web to explore in the wilds of Tifft! Discover how everything is connected, including us!

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