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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.

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

SciNight: Container Gardens Workshop

Container gardening allows you to bring the benefits and beauty of native plants to small spaces, including your balcony, deck, and urban garden. Explore which species are best and why. Then create and take home a container, soil, and native plants to enjoy! The soil for the workshop was generously...
23 May
7:00 pm - 8:30 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
30 May
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve
1200 Furhmann Blvd
June 2024

Brownies WOW Journey

Discover how to love, save, and share the “wonders of water” while investigating aquatic habitats, watersheds, and the wildlife within. $15 per scout
01 Jun
1:00 pm - 4:00 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
06 Jun
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve
1200 Furhmann Blvd

Science After Hours: Camp Flashback

Craving to relive some carefree childhood summertime memories? We have the event for you! Join staff from Tifft and the Buffalo Museum of Science for a leisurely evening of adult summer camp. Enjoy a drink from the cash bar in the Darling Education Center and take part in nostalgic camp...
07 Jun
6:00 pm - 9:00 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

SciNight: Introduction to Fly-Tying

Don’t miss this indoor presentation and hands-on workshop on the art and science of fly-tying with the Lake Erie Chapter of Fly Fishers International. Each guest will create a fly to take home. All materials provided. 18+ Cost: $20 Advanced registration is required.
12 Jun
7:00 pm - 8:30 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

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

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.
13 Jun
6:00 pm - 7:30 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
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