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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.

Field Trips to Tifft


Think of Tifft as a part of your classroom

Join the thousands of school, preschool, camp and daycare groups that enjoy our tours and workshops every year! Our most requested school programs are available on our website and in our Educator’s Guide, but we are happy to customize a program to support your content needs through a facilitated experience.

Just give our staff a call at 716.825.6397 or send us an email to discuss options, ask questions or reserve a date.

All groups of 10 or more visiting the Preserve are required to make a reservation. Please call to make your reservation (Requested donation: $3 per person).  

Our offerings support New York State Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards:

We know you want the most out of your experience, which is why we aim to support New York State learning standards with all of our school programming. Download our Educator’s Guide for full descriptions of our programs and the standards they support.

Discovery Visits

Perfect for a break away from the classroom to explore the Preserve at your own pace.
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Guided Tours

Looking for a more structured visit? Choose from a variety of guided tour themes and topics.
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For a more in-depth experience, book a hands-on workshop for your group.
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