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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.

Family Programs

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May 2024

Nature & Me Early Childhood Adventure

Explore the Spring season with your tiny naturalist through guided playful indoor activities and crafts inspired by the esteemed Reggio Emilia philosophy! Guided trail walk included (weather pending). BYO snack to enjoy afterwards. Ages 3-5 $10 per child with adult* Advance registration is required.
18 May
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Tifft Nature Preserve
1200 Furhmann Blvd

Sunset & Moonrise Hike

Witness the beauty of both the sun setting and the full moon rising on a casual guided family hike through the Preserve at twilight. Advance registration required. Space is limited. $8 per person Ages 5+
22 May
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve
1200 Furhmann Blvd

Wellness Walks

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
23 May
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve
1200 Furhmann Blvd

Wellness Walks

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
30 May
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve
1200 Furhmann Blvd
June 2024

Wellness Walks

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
06 Jun
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve
1200 Furhmann Blvd

DEC Free Family Fishing Clinic

Join the N.Y.S. Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC) biologists, Erie County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, and volunteers for a family day of fishing education and fishing at Tifft’s Lake Kirsty. Fishing poles are available to borrow and bait is provided. No fishing license is required by participants of any age....
08 Jun
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve
1200 Furhmann Blvd

Wellness Walks

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
13 Jun
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve
1200 Furhmann Blvd

Fish with Daddy Day

Children up to age 15 years are invited to borrow our fishing gear and join in a guided fishing experience to celebrate Father’s Day off our front fishing pier. $8 per child with free adult. Advanced registration required.
16 Jun
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve
1200 Furhmann Blvd

Wellness Walks

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
20 Jun
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve
1200 Furhmann Blvd

Wellness Walks

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
27 Jun
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve
1200 Furhmann Blvd
July 2024

Wellness Walks

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
04 Jul
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve
1200 Furhmann Blvd

Wellness Walks

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
11 Jul
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve
1200 Furhmann Blvd
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