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Tifft Nature Preserve

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1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
(716) 825-6397

Tifft Nature Preserve is a 264-acre nature refuge dedicated to conservation and environmental education.

December 2019

Brownies: Eco Friend

December 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Find out how to treat outdoor spaces with kindness and teach others how they can too! Cost: $10 per scout Advance registration and payment required by the 15th of the month prior to the program. Please call 716.825.6397 for more information and to register. 

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SOLD OUT! Hot Chocolate Hike

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

This hike is officially SOLD OUT! Stretch your legs with a guided wintry nighttime walk and warm-up afterwards with delicious hot chocolate and mix-ins indoors! Ages: 5 to Adult Cost: $7 per participant (BMS Members save 10%) Advance registration required.

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Woman Bird Walk Series

December 19 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Beginner to experienced woman birders are invited to join us for a welcoming, guided bird walk on the Preserve's trails. Binoculars and introduction to birding provided. Advance registration required.  Cost: $6 per participant (BMS Members save 10%)

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SOLD OUT! Hot Chocolate Hike

December 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

This hike is officially SOLD OUT! Stretch your legs with a guided wintry nighttime walk and warm-up afterwards with delicious hot chocolate and mix-ins indoors! Ages: 5 to Adult Cost: $7 per participant (BMS Members save 10%) Advance registration required.

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SOLD OUT! Hot Chocolate Hike

December 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

This hike is officially SOLD OUT! Stretch your legs with a guided wintry nighttime walk and warm-up afterwards with delicious hot chocolate and mix-ins indoors! Ages: 5 to Adult Cost: $7 per participant (BMS Members save 10%) Advance registration required.

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January 2020

SOLD OUT! Hot Chocolate Hike

January 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

This hike has officially SOLD OUT! Stretch your legs with a guided wintry nighttime walk and warm-up afterwards with delicious hot chocolate and mix-ins indoors! Ages: 5 to Adult Cost: $7 per participant (BMS Members save 10%) Advance registration required.

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Budding Naturalists

January 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2020

Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

The Buffalo Museum of Science’s Budding Scientists program has expanded to Tifft! The Budding Naturalists Reggio Emilia inspired drop-off program will use Tifft as an outdoor classroom to nurture your 3-5 year old’s natural sense of wonder and curiosity while encouraging physical, cognitive, social and emotional development. Let our team…

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Woman Bird Walk Series

January 9, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Beginner to experienced woman birders are invited to join us for a welcoming, guided bird walk on the Preserve's trails. Binoculars and introduction to birding provided. Ages: 18+ Cost: $6 per participant (BMS Members save 10%) Advance registration required. 

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Full Moon Owl Prowl

January 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Whooo flies through the Western New York night sky on silent wings? Join us for an outdoor owl prowl followed by an indoor workshop of hands-on owly activities. Ages: 5 to Adult Cost: $8 per participant (BMS Members save 10%) Advance registration required.

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SciNight Workshop: Wildlife-Friendly Weddings

January 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Include planet Earth in your happily ever after! Special guest Sarah Baillie, of the Center for Biological Diversity, will share the new Wildlife-Friendly Wedding Guide on making sustainable wedding choices. Make and take your own waste-free wedding favor seed bomb! Ages: 18+ Cost: $12 per participant (BMS Members save 10%) Advance registration…

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Juniors: Eco Camper OVERNIGHT

January 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - January 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Stories and stars and new skills make for a night of fun. Don't forget to bring your favorite Girl Scout song! Pizza, evening snack, and continental breakfast provided. Bring bed roll (we sleep on the classroom floor), and apparel for guided night hike. Cost: $29 per scout. One adult per…

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Getting Hygge Workshop

January 19, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Cozy up and snuggle into a hands-on indoor workshop of all things hygge - the Danish / Norwegian word for feelings of wellness and contentment. We'll make a birdfeeder, create meditative art, and enjoy hot tea while quietly looking out upon the winter lakeside from our warm workshop space. Ages:…

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Little Tykes Mini Nature Camp (Ages 3-5)

January 21, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Enjoy a morning of fun and exploration in our early childhood classroom with a different theme each month! Story-time, crafts, outdoor investigation and more help to foster the nature explorer in your child. Healthy, kid-friendly snacks provided too! Advanced registration required. Cost: $7 per child with adult. BMS Members save 10% Ages: 3-5

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Woman Bird Walk Series

January 23, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Beginner to experienced woman birders are invited to join us for a welcoming, guided bird walk on the Preserve's trails. Binoculars and introduction to birding provided. Ages: 18+ Cost: $6 per participant (BMS Members save 10%) Advance registration required. 

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Brownies: Outdoor Adventurer

January 26, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

There are so many amazing adventures waiting for you. So hang on, jump in, and get ready to explore the great outdoors! Cost: $10 per scout Advance registration and payment required by the 15th of the month prior to the program. Please call 716.825.6397 for more information and to register. 

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February 2020

Cadettes: Eco Trekker

February 1, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Discover your important role in nature. Learn to conserve, preserve, protect, and to share your knowledge with others. Cost: $12 per scout Advance registration and payment required by the 15th of the month prior to the program. Please call 716.825.6397 for more information and to register. 

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Budding Naturalists

February 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2020

Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

The Buffalo Museum of Science’s Budding Scientists program has expanded to Tifft! The Budding Naturalists Reggio Emilia inspired drop-off program will use Tifft as an outdoor classroom to nurture your 3-5 year old’s natural sense of wonder and curiosity while encouraging physical, cognitive, social and emotional development. Let our team…

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Juniors: Get Moving! Journey

February 8, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Investigate the world of energy! How do we use it? How can we conserve it AND inspire others to do the same? Cost: $12 per scout Advance registration and payment required by the 15th of the month prior to the program. Please call 716.825.6397 for more information and to register. 

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SciNight Workshop: Nature Spa Night

February 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Be inspired by the scents and sensations of nature as we create homemade natural spa treats using essential oils, herbs, candles, and scrubs. Ages: 18+ Cost: $12 per participant (BMS Members save 10%) Advance registration required.

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Woman Bird Walk Series

February 13, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Beginner to experienced woman birders are invited to join us for a welcoming, guided bird walk on the Preserve's trails. Binoculars and introduction to birding provided. Ages: 18+ Cost: $6 per participant (BMS Members save 10%) Advance registration required. 

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Starry Night Valentine Hike

February 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Grab your favorite someone and enjoy the crisp night air while we stroll through Tifft’s trails and end with a hot cocoa bar in Tifft’s cozy, candlelit Education Center. Ages: 18+ Cost: $7 per participant (BMS Members save 10%) Advance registration required.

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Little Tykes Mini Nature Camp (Ages 3-5)

February 25, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Enjoy a morning of fun and exploration in our early childhood classroom with a different theme each month! Story-time, crafts, outdoor investigation and more help to foster the nature explorer in your child. Healthy, kid-friendly snacks provided too! Advanced registration required. Cost: $7 per child with adult. BMS Members save 10% Ages: 3-5

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Woman Bird Walk Series

February 27, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Beginner to experienced woman birders are invited to join us for a welcoming, guided bird walk on the Preserve's trails. Binoculars and introduction to birding provided. Ages: 18+ Cost: $6 per participant (BMS Members save 10%) Advance registration required. 

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Cadettes: Night Owl OVERNIGHT

February 28, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - February 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

What animals are out at night? What are the patterns of the stars and their stories? Hike at night and discover the wonder of it all! Pizza, evening snack, and continental breakfast provided. Bring bed roll (we sleep on the classroom floor), and apparel for guided night hike. Cost: $29…

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March 2020

Budding Naturalists

March 2, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2020

Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

The Buffalo Museum of Science’s Budding Scientists program has expanded to Tifft! The Budding Naturalists Reggio Emilia inspired drop-off program will use Tifft as an outdoor classroom to nurture your 3-5 year old’s natural sense of wonder and curiosity while encouraging physical, cognitive, social and emotional development. Let our team…

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Brownies: WOW Journey

March 8, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

The world of water is a wonderful and essential place. In earning this award, Girl Scouts will learn to love, save, and share this resource. Cost: $12 per scout Advance registration and payment required by the 15th of the month prior to the program. Please call 716.825.6397 for more information and to register. 

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2 The Outdoors Forum: Return of the Natives – Birds, Bugs, & Amphibians

March 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

After a long winter’s rest, animals of all types are returning to life. But where have they been?  How do they manage to survive such severe conditions?  How do some of them come back from such a long slumber? Find out at the next 2 The Outdoors Forum! This is…

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April 2020

Juniors: Get Moving! Journey

April 4, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Investigate the world of energy! How do we use it? How can we conserve it AND inspire others to do the same? Cost: $12 per scout Advance registration and payment required by the 15th of the month prior to the program. Please call 716.825.6397 for more information and to register. 

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Budding Naturalists

April 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2020

Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

The Buffalo Museum of Science’s Budding Scientists program has expanded to Tifft! The Budding Naturalists Reggio Emilia inspired drop-off program will use Tifft as an outdoor classroom to nurture your 3-5 year old’s natural sense of wonder and curiosity while encouraging physical, cognitive, social and emotional development. Let our team…

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Spring Egg-stravaganza

April 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Tickets on sale February 1, 2020! Join in the EGG-streme fun and EGG-citement of our 11th 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, hands-on activities, and dye eggs using handmade, natural dyes…

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Five-Day Discovery Camp: Spring into Nature (Ages 5-8)

April 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am - April 17, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Let’s jump into Spring with nature hikes, science experiments, crafts and hands-on activities. Snacks provided. Please bring lunch in a reusable container. Late pick-up arrangements must be reserved at time of registration. Advance registration & payment required by April 6. Ages: 5-8 Cost: $240 per participant (BMS Members save 10%)…

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Three-Day Discovery Camp: Spring into Nature (Ages 3-5)

April 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am - April 16, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Let’s jump into Spring with nature hikes, science experiments, crafts and hands-on activities. Snacks provided. Please bring lunch in a reusable container. Late pick-up arrangements must be reserved at time of registration. Advance registration & payment required by April 6. Ages: 3-5 Cost: $144 per participant (BMS Members save 10%)…

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Juniors: Animal Habitats

April 26, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Find out about where animals live, how they play, and how humans can help them. Cost: $10 per scout Advance registration and payment required by the 15th of the month prior to the program. Please call 716.825.6397 for more information and to register. 

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May 2020

Cadettes: Breathe Journey

May 3, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Experiment with wind to learn about the air we breathe. Discover the different things that impact air quality and learn how to improve it! Cost: $15 per scout Advance registration and payment required by the 15th of the month prior to the program. Please call 716.825.6397 for more information and to register. 

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Budding Naturalists

May 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2020

Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

The Buffalo Museum of Science’s Budding Scientists program has expanded to Tifft! The Budding Naturalists Reggio Emilia inspired drop-off program will use Tifft as an outdoor classroom to nurture your 3-5 year old’s natural sense of wonder and curiosity while encouraging physical, cognitive, social and emotional development. Let our team…

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Daisies: Between Earth and Sky Journey

May 16, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Enjoy what's local and learn why it's important as you discover how your own special skills make the world a better place. Cost: $10 per scout Advance registration and payment required by the 15th of the month prior to the program. Please call 716.825.6397 for more information and to register. 

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Brownies: WOW Journey

May 30, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

The world of water is a wonderful and essential place. In earning this award, Girl Scouts will learn to love, save, and share this resource. Cost: $12 per scout Advance registration and payment required by the 15th of the month prior to the program. Please call 716.825.6397 for more information and to register. 

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June 2020

Budding Naturalists

June 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2020

Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

The Buffalo Museum of Science’s Budding Scientists program has expanded to Tifft! The Budding Naturalists Reggio Emilia inspired drop-off program will use Tifft as an outdoor classroom to nurture your 3-5 year old’s natural sense of wonder and curiosity while encouraging physical, cognitive, social and emotional development. Let our team…

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Brownies: Bugs

June 6, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Explore the world of bugs and learn more about these little creatures that do so much. Cost: $10 per scout Advance registration and payment required by the 15th of the month prior to the program. Please call 716.825.6397 for more information and to register. 

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