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Work is beginning in removing invasive buckthorn as part of the East Canal Ecological Renovation project. Trails may be closed daily, including Service Rd (south), Snakeroot Tr, Old Tifft St, Mosquito Jct Bdwk Tr, and Mounds Bypass. For your own safety, please heed all trail closure signage as heavy equipment is at work.

Spring Sky Night Hike

Tifft Nature Preserve 1200 Furhmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY, United States

Listen for the sounds of Spring on a guided night hike through woodlands, wetlands, and fields. We'll keep our ears open for Spring Peepers, Screech Owls, and the elusive Woodcock, while also enjoying origin stories of Spring night sky constellations. $8 per person* Ages 5+ Space is limited. Advance registration...

Solar Eclipse Safety Training

Tifft Nature Preserve 1200 Furhmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY, United States

The April 8, 2024 Total Solar Eclipse is almost here! A total solar eclipse is an extremely rare and special event. Our communities will need as many trained volunteers as possible when the eclipse arrives. This hands-on workshop will teach you how to view the eclipse without the danger of...

Event Series Wellness Walks

Wellness Walks

Tifft Nature Preserve 1200 Furhmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY, United States

Drop by Tifft Nature Preserve every Thursday and join us for a casual volunteer-led tour of the Preserve. Presented by Independent Health. FREE, $3 donation per person is appreciated. All ages

Spring Egg-stravaganza

Tifft Nature Preserve 1200 Furhmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY, United States

Join in the EGG-streme fun and EGG-citement at our annual indoor celebration of animals that hatch from eggs! Meet live animals with Messinger Woods Wildlife Care, enjoy make ‘n’ take crafts, games, guided hikes and hands-on activities. Plus, dye eggs using handmade, natural dyes from flowers and vegetables! Bring your...

Spring Into Nature Discovery Camp (Ages 6-8)

Tifft Nature Preserve 1200 Furhmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY, United States

Spring into the wonders of nature with hikes, wildlife watching, crafts, and games! Snacks provided. Please bring lunch in a reusable container. Late pick-up arrangements must be reserved at time of pre-registration: 4:30-5:30PM at $12 per half hour, per day.

Event Series Wellness Walks

Wellness Walks

Tifft Nature Preserve 1200 Furhmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY, United States

Drop by Tifft Nature Preserve every Thursday and join us for a casual volunteer-led tour of the Preserve. Presented by Independent Health. FREE, $3 donation per person is appreciated. All ages

Event Series Wellness Walks

Wellness Walks

Tifft Nature Preserve 1200 Furhmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY, United States

Drop by Tifft Nature Preserve every Thursday and join us for a casual volunteer-led tour of the Preserve. Presented by Independent Health. FREE, $3 donation per person is appreciated. All ages

It Only Takes A Few Bucks: How Deer Are Reshaping Our Natural Habitat

Tifft Nature Preserve 1200 Furhmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY, United States

White-tailed deer are important and influential native wildlife to our region. Join us for an indoor presentation on deer population impact upon our native plant and animal species with time for a group discussion. FREE* Ages 18+ Space is limited. Advance registration required.

Spring Sunrise Hike

Tifft Nature Preserve 1200 Furhmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY, United States

Greet the morning Sun as it rises over the marsh and warms the Earth on an invigorating guided trail hike. Afterwards, enjoy hot tea or hot chocolate and good conversation under the willow tree by the Education Center. $9 per person* Ages 18+ Space is limited. Advance registration required.

Daisies EcoLearner

Tifft Nature Preserve 1200 Furhmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY, United States

Nature gives us many gifts, but how can we give back? Investigate how to keep nature safe and follow Leave No Trace while exploring outdoors. $12 per scout