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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.

November 2019

2 The Outdoors Forum: Domestic Animal Protectors

November 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Join us for a special evening indoors with guest speakers and companion animal heroes from SPCA of Erie County, Hope Before Heaven, and the Animal Food Bank of WNY coordinated by WGRZ's 2 the Outdoors. This is a FREE event. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Terry…

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Woman Bird Walk Series

November 7, 2019 @ 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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Daisies: Eco Learner

November 9, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Nature gives you many gifts! Now learn some ways you can give back by protecting nature. Cost: $8 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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Daisies: Outdoor Art Maker

November 9, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Explore the outdoors and use what you see and hear to make different kinds of art. Cost: $8 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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Folktales in the Forest

November 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Listen to captivating readings of legends and lore of the local wildlife, while on a guided tour of the tranquil Tifft Nature Preserve trails. Ages: All Ages Cost: $6 per participant (BMS Members save 10%) Advance registration required.

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SciNight Workshop: That Must Not Be Named

November 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

The Wizarding World awaits you! Uncover your magical heritage while discovering Tifft's natural heritage during your evening’s enrollment in our wizarding school. Make a wand, create a herbal potion, read the stars and cast a spell inspired by some real live magnificent beasts present, all while sipping homemade butterbeer (non-alcoholic).…

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Brownies: WOW Journey

November 17, 2019 @ 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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Little Tykes Mini Nature Camp (Ages 3-5)

November 19, 2019 @ 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

November 21, 2019 @ 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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Juniors: Animal Habitats

November 24, 2019 @ 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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December 2019

CANCELED: Budding Naturalists

December 2, 2019 @ 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

We have canceled all programs, camps and events scheduled to take place between March 14 and April 19, 2020. You will be contacted with information and/or instructions regarding your ticketing options. Please understand that due to limited staffing and capacity it may take several weeks to process refund requests. The…

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Woman Bird Walk Series

December 5, 2019 @ 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! Handmade Nature Ornament Workshop

December 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

This workshop has officially SOLD OUT! Bring the family and relax while making a variety of unique holiday ornaments for indoors and out using pine cones, acorns, seed pods, salt dough and more! Ages: 5 to Adult Cost: $8 per participant (BMS Members save 10%) Advance registration required.

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Cadettes: Breathe Journey

December 8, 2019 @ 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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SOLD OUT! SciNight Workshop: Winter Acrylics Painting

December 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

This workshop has officially SOLD OUT! Learn to paint the enchanting winter woods with acrylic on 8 by 10 inch canvas board while sipping hot chocolate and listening to festive holiday music. All materials provided. Ages: 18+ Cost: $12 per participant (BMS Members save 10%) Advance registration required.

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Brownies: Eco Friend

December 14, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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CANCELED: Budding Naturalists

January 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

We have canceled all programs, camps and events scheduled to take place between March 14 and April 19, 2020. You will be contacted with information and/or instructions regarding your ticketing options. Please understand that due to limited staffing and capacity it may take several weeks to process refund requests. The…

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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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SOLD OUT! Full Moon Owl Prowl

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

This hike has officially SOLD OUT! 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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SOLD OUT! Getting Hygge Workshop

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

This workshop has officially SOLD OUT! 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…

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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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CANCELED: 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

We have canceled all programs, camps and events scheduled to take place between March 14 and April 19, 2020. You will be contacted with information and/or instructions regarding your ticketing options. Please understand that due to limited staffing and capacity it may take several weeks to process refund requests. The…

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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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SOLD OUT! 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

This SciNight Workshop has officially SOLD OUT! 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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FREE Family-Friendly Bird Walk

February 15, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Celebrate our region's unique winter bird life with a guided bird walk along Tifft's trails. All levels of interest are welcome! This program is just one of many FREE offerings of the annual Birds on the Niagara International Winter Celebration around the region. Please visit http://www.birdsontheniagara.org/ for more information. Ages: All Ages Cost:…

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SOLD OUT! Starry Night Valentine Hike

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

This hike has officially SOLD OUT! 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

CANCELED: 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

We have canceled all programs, camps and events scheduled to take place between March 14 and April 19, 2020. You will be contacted with information and/or instructions regarding your ticketing options. Please understand that due to limited staffing and capacity it may take several weeks to process refund requests. The…

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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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Nature Sanctuary Society Membership Meeting

March 8, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
American Bullfrog Lithobates catebeianus Moldowan Photo by JR.Riley 1 300x225 - Nature Sanctuary Society Membership Meeting

Salamander Tales and Turtle Nails: Wetland Wanderings at the Algonquin Wildlife Research Station A presentation by Patrick Moldowan Join us for an exciting presentation from Patrick Moldowan, surrounding his work on spotted salamanders (Ambystoma maculatum) with lessons learned from the long-term turtle studies that have continued for nearly 50 years…

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SciNight Workshop: Trees By Flashlight

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

Meet the trees of Tifft Nature Preserve under the blanket of night and illuminated by flashlight! Take-home your own winter tree guide with real specimens, after an indoor workshop and outdoor night tour. Learn how to force tree buds and discover key identification features in this unique hands-on guided setting.…

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Woman Bird Walk Series

March 12, 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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CANCELED: Little Tykes Mini Nature Camp (Ages 3-5)

March 17, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

The Tifft Nature Preserve Darling Environmental Education Center is closed through March 29, 2020. All scheduled activities during this temporary closing have been canceled. We appreciate your patience as we work through processing refunds, which may take several weeks to issue due to limited staffing. More information can be found…

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CANCELED: 2 The Outdoors Forum: Springing to Life

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

The Tifft Nature Preserve Darling Environmental Education Center is closed through March 29, 2020. All scheduled activities during this temporary closing have been canceled.  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…

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CANCELED: Volunteer Open House

March 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

The Tifft Nature Preserve Darling Environmental Education Center is closed through March 29, 2020. All scheduled activities during this temporary closing have been canceled.  Share your love of nature with our community's children and adults! Volunteer Tour Guides are needed weekday mornings and Volunteer Greeters are needed weekends. Ages: 18+ Cost:…

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CANCELED: SOLD OUT! First Day of Spring Twilight Hike

March 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

The Tifft Nature Preserve Darling Environmental Education Center is closed through March 29, 2020. All scheduled activities during this temporary closing have been canceled. We appreciate your patience as we work through processing refunds, which may take several weeks to issue due to limited staffing. More information can be found…

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CANCELED: Woman Bird Walk Series

March 26, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

The Tifft Nature Preserve Darling Environmental Education Center is closed through March 29, 2020. All scheduled activities during this temporary closing have been canceled. We appreciate your patience as we work through processing refunds, which may take several weeks to issue due to limited staffing. More information can be found…

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CANCELED: Kid’s Night Out

March 28, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

The Tifft Nature Preserve Darling Environmental Education Center is closed through March 29, 2020. All scheduled activities during this temporary closing have been canceled. We appreciate your patience as we work through processing refunds, which may take several weeks to issue due to limited staffing. More information can be found…

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April 2020

CANCELED: Juniors: Get Moving! Journey

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

We have canceled all programs, camps and events scheduled to take place between March 14 and April 19, 2020. You will be contacted with information and/or instructions regarding your ticketing options. Please understand that due to limited staffing and capacity it may take several weeks to process refund requests. Investigate…

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CANCELED: 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

We have canceled all programs, camps and events scheduled to take place between March 14 and April 19, 2020. You will be contacted with information and/or instructions regarding your ticketing options. Please understand that due to limited staffing and capacity it may take several weeks to process refund requests. The…

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CANCELED: Little Tykes Mini Nature Camp (Ages 3-5)

April 7, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

We have canceled all programs, camps and events scheduled to take place between March 14 and April 19, 2020. You will be contacted with information and/or instructions regarding your ticketing options. Please understand that due to limited staffing and capacity it may take several weeks to process refund requests. Enjoy…

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CANCELED: Woman Bird Walk Series

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

We have canceled all programs, camps and events scheduled to take place between March 14 and April 19, 2020. You will be contacted with information and/or instructions regarding your ticketing options. Please understand that due to limited staffing and capacity it may take several weeks to process refund requests. Beginner…

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CANCELED: Spring Egg-stravaganza

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

We have canceled all programs, camps and events scheduled to take place between March 14 and April 19, 2020. You will be contacted with information and/or instructions regarding your ticketing options. Please understand that due to limited staffing and capacity it may take several weeks to process refund requests. Join…

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CANCELED: 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

The Tifft Nature Preserve Darling Environmental Education Center is closed through March 29, 2020. All scheduled activities during this temporary closing have been canceled. As a precaution , our Spring Break Discovery camps are also canceled. We appreciate your patience as we work through processing refunds, which may take several…

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CANCELED: 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

The Tifft Nature Preserve Darling Environmental Education Center is closed through March 29, 2020. All scheduled activities during this temporary closing have been canceled. As a precaution , our Spring Break Discovery camps are also canceled. We appreciate your patience as we work through processing refunds, which may take several…

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CANCELED: Wildlife 101 Rescue Workshop

April 18, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

We have canceled all programs, camps and events scheduled to take place between March 14 and April 19, 2020. You will be contacted with information and/or instructions regarding your ticketing options. Please understand that due to limited staffing and capacity it may take several weeks to process refund requests. Wildlife…

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Woman Bird Walk Series

April 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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Earth Day Tree Planting

April 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to plant native trees around the Preserve! No tools required; dress to work outside. Register for the morning and/or afternoon shift. Families, college and organized groups welcome. Two time slots available! 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. / 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Ages: Ages 8+,…

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CANCELED: Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper Shoreline Sweep

April 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

This event has been canceled. Join in the biggest single-day shoreline clean up in WNY! Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper and Tifft combine forces to clean our shorelines.  For more information or to register, please call BN Waterkeeper at 716-852-7483 x26 or visit www.bnwaterkeeper.org Ages: Ages 8+, Must be accompanied by an…

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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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CANCELED: SciNight Workshop: Bird Trivia

April 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

This event has been canceled. Warm-up your eyes and ears for the coming Spring Migration Season with a casual and fun indoor bird ID game! Test yourself or play with friends to guess dozens of bird species photos and calls, or just enjoy a colorful slideshow of your favorite birds…

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May 2020

CANCELED: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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CANCELED: Budding Naturalists

May 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

We have canceled all programs, camps and events scheduled to take place between March 14 and April 19, 2020. You will be contacted with information and/or instructions regarding your ticketing options. Please understand that due to limited staffing and capacity it may take several weeks to process refund requests. The…

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CANCELED: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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CANCELED: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

CANCELED: Budding Naturalists

June 1, 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

We have canceled all programs, camps and events scheduled to take place between March 14 and April 19, 2020. You will be contacted with information and/or instructions regarding your ticketing options. Please understand that due to limited staffing and capacity it may take several weeks to process refund requests. The…

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CANCELED: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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April 2021

SOLD OUT! Full Moon Twilight Hike

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

This hike has officially SOLD OUT! Stay tuned for more upcoming hikes in May! Watch nature getting ready to rest and awaken at night as we enjoy the sun setting and the full moon rising on a guided informative twilight hike. Ages: All Ages Cost: $7 per participant (BMS Members…

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SOLD OUT! Full Moon Twilight Hike

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

This hike has officially SOLD OUT! Stay tuned for more upcoming hikes in May! Watch nature getting ready to rest and awaken at night as we enjoy the sun setting and the full moon rising on a guided informative twilight hike. Ages: All Ages Cost: $7 per participant (BMS Members…

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May 2021

Forest Bathing Outdoor Workshop

May 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Breathe in, breathe out...  Enjoy a quiet evening unplugged as we explore the rising popularity of "forest bathing" and mindfulness through guided meditative activities on the trails and take-home resources. Ages: 18+ Cost: $15 per participant (BMS Members save 10%) Advance registration required as space is limited. Masks and social…

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SOLD OUT! Walk With Mother Nature

May 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Celebrate Mother Nature with a guided afternoon stroll on our beautiful nature trails in search of the budding signs of Spring! Ages: All Ages Cost: $7 per participant (BMS Members save 10%) Advance registration required as space is limited. Masks and social distancing required. Event is outdoors, restrooms available at…

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Little Tykes on the Trails

May 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Enjoy a morning of early childhood fun with an outdoor storytime, guided trail walk, and playful games to help foster the nature explorer in your child. Bring your own small snack to enjoy outdoors during a short snack break. Ages: Ages 3-5 with one adult Cost: $7 per child with…

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June 2021

Little Tykes on the Trails

June 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Enjoy a morning of early childhood fun with an outdoor storytime, guided trail walk, and playful games to help foster the nature explorer in your child. Bring your own small snack to enjoy outdoors during a short snack break. Ages: Ages 3-5 with one adult Cost: $7 per child with…

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July 2021

SOLD OUT! Discovery Camp: Nature Rocks (Ages 5-8)

July 6 - July 9
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Dig in the solid Earth to unlock the secrets of rocks, soil, and mysterious life underground. Play with clay, create fossils, and smash stones as we explore the fun side of everyday geology. Ages: 5-8 (Explorers) Cost: $224 (BMS Members save 10%) Early Bird Discount: Register by May 12 to…

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SOLD OUT! Discovery Camp: Nature Rocks (Ages 9-12)

July 6 - July 9
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Dig in the solid Earth to unlock the secrets of rocks, soil, and mysterious life underground. Play with clay, create fossils, and smash stones as we explore the fun side of everyday geology. Ages: 9-12 (Adventurers) Cost: $224 (BMS Members save 10%) Early Bird Discount: Register by May 12 to…

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SOLD OUT! Discovery Camp: Art of the Wild (Ages 5-8)

July 12 - July 16
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Let your creative nature run wild! Become inspired by nature’s artistry as we create art of our own through paintings, sculptures, fairy houses, and more out on the trails and, in the classroom. Ages: 5-8 (Explorers) Cost: $280 (BMS Members save 10%) Early Bird Discount: Register by May 12 to…

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SOLD OUT! Discovery Camp: Art of the Wild (Ages 9-12)

July 12 - July 16
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Let your creative nature run wild! Become inspired by nature’s artistry as we create art of our own through paintings, sculptures, fairy houses, and more out on the trails and, in the classroom. Ages: 9-12 (Adventurers) Cost: $280 (BMS Members save 10%) Early Bird Discount: Register by May 12 to…

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SOLD OUT! Discovery Camp: Fish Out of Water (Ages 5-8)

July 19 - July 23
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Let’s go fishing and take a closer look at our finned friends of the water! We’ll explore their underwater world of lakes and wetlands, the science of H2O, and the aquatic creatures they depend upon. Ages: 5-8 (Explorers) Cost: $280 (BMS Members save 10%) Early Bird Discount: Register by May…

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SOLD OUT! Discovery Camp: Fish Out of Water (Ages 9-12)

July 19 - July 23
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Let’s go fishing and take a closer look at our finned friends of the water! We’ll explore their underwater world of lakes and wetlands, the science of H2O, and the aquatic creatures they depend upon. Ages: 9-12 (Adventurers) Cost: $280 (BMS Members save 10%) Early Bird Discount: Register by May…

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SOLD OUT! Discovery Camp: That’s Gross! (Ages 5-8)

July 26 - July 30
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Nature is fantastically gross at times. Animals poop, plants rot, bones remain, and dirt is everywhere! Become a Nature Gross-ologist and explore the smelliest, slimiest, and yuckiest parts of nature first hand. Ages: 5-8 (Explorers) Cost: $280 (BMS Members save 10%) Early Bird Discount: Register by May 12 to save…

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SOLD OUT! Discovery Camp: That’s Gross! (Ages 9-12)

July 26 - July 30
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Nature is fantastically gross at times. Animals poop, plants rot, bones remain, and dirt is everywhere! Become a Nature Gross-ologist and explore the smelliest, slimiest, and yuckiest parts of nature first hand. Ages: 9-12 (Adventurers) Cost: $280 (BMS Members save 10%) Early Bird Discount: Register by May 12 to save…

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August 2021

SOLD OUT! Discovery Camp: Wilderness Survival (Ages 5-8)

August 2 - August 6
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Venture into the wilderness for a pretend adventure in search of shelter, food, fire-building materials, and animal clues. Practice camping skills, mapmaking, fishing, and more in the great outdoors! Ages: 5-8 (Explorers) Cost: $280 (BMS Members save 10%) Early Bird Discount: Register by May 12 to save 5% per camper…

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SOLD OUT! Discovery Camp: Wilderness Survival (Ages 9-12)

August 2 - August 6
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Venture into the wilderness for a pretend adventure in search of shelter, food, fire-building materials, and animal clues. Practice camping skills, mapmaking, fishing, and more in the great outdoors! Ages: 9-12 (Adventurers) Cost: $280 (BMS Members save 10%) Early Bird Discount: Register by May 12 to save 5% per camper…

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SOLD OUT! Discovery Camp: BUG-ology Lab (Ages 5-8)

August 9 - August 13
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Bug jar – check! Magnifying glass – check! Let’s go on an insect safari through the fields, forests, and waters in search of our six-, eight-, and no-legged friends! Ages: 5-8 (Explorers) Cost: $280 (BMS Members save 10%) Early Bird Discount: Register by May 12 to save 5% per camper…

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SOLD OUT! Discovery Camp: BUG-ology Lab (Ages 9-12)

August 9 - August 13
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Bug jar – check! Magnifying glass – check! Let’s go on an insect safari through the fields, forests, and waters in search of our six-, eight-, and no-legged friends! Ages: 9-12 (Adventurers) Cost: $280 (BMS Members save 10%) Early Bird Discount: Register by May 12 to save 5% per camper…

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SOLD OUT! Discovery Camp: Hunters of the Night (Ages 5-8)

August 16 - August 20
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Whooo flies through the night sky on silent wings? Owls, that’s who! Give a hoot while exploring the science of these stealthy predators and other nocturnal creatures of the night. Ages: 5-8 (Explorers) Cost: $280 (BMS Members save 10%) Early Bird Discount: Register by May 12 to save 5% per…

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SOLD OUT! Discovery Camp: Hunters of the Night (Ages 9-12)

August 16 - August 20
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Whooo flies through the night sky on silent wings? Owls, that’s who! Give a hoot while exploring the science of these stealthy predators and other nocturnal creatures of the night. Ages: 9-12 (Adventurers) Cost: $280 (BMS Members save 10%) Early Bird Discount: Register by May 12 to save 5% per…

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SOLD OUT! Discovery Camp: Earth Avengers (Ages 5-8)

August 23 - August 27
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Fellow super heroes and heroines of planet Earth… ⁠—hone your superpowers for good to help save our home! Join our team to restore nature by creating habitats, battling trash, and lending a hand to wild animals and plants in need. Ages: 5-8 (Explorers) Cost: $280 (BMS Members save 10%) Early…

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Discovery Camp: Earth Avengers (Ages 9-12)

August 30 - September 3
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Fellow super heroes and heroines of planet Earth… ⁠—hone your superpowers for good to help save our home! Join our team to restore nature by creating habitats, battling trash, and lending a hand to wild animals and plants in need. Ages: 9-12 (Adventurers) Cost: $280 (BMS Members save 10%) Early…

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September 2021

Nature Journaling Club

September 13 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Nature is all around for us to observe, question, and record. Discover the art and science of nature journaling in our monthly club. We will cover different seasonal happenings and homework suggestions each month. Basic materials provided or bring your own. Ages: Ages 5+ Cost: $7 per child with adult…

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Little Tykes on the Trails

September 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Enjoy a morning of early childhood fun with an outdoor story time, guided trail walk, and playful games to help foster the nature explorer in your child. Bring your own small snack to enjoy in our Education Center or on the Deck.  Rain or shine. Ages: Ages 3-5 with one…

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Family Fish Night

September 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Join in a sunset fishing experience off Lake Kirsty’s fishing pier for families. Instruction provided and bait and rods are available for children to borrow. Ages: Ages 5-15 Cost: $7 per child with adult (Buffalo Museum of Science Members save 10%)

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SOLD OUT! Family Full Moon Hike

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

As summer winds down, come enjoy an evening outdoors with a guided, tranquil stroll in search of wildlife beneath the Harvest Moon. Flat accessible trails. No flashlights, please. Ages: All Ages Cost: $6 per person (Buffalo Museum of Science Members save 10%)

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SciNight: Wilderness Survival Skills

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

Fire, Shelter, Water, Food! Do you have the essential skills to survive in a post-apocalyptic world...or a weekend getaway in the woods? Learn the introductory skills and then put them to the test in a fun, adults-only challenge with take home materials! Ages: 18+ Cost: $12 per participant (Buffalo Museum of…

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October 2021

SOLD OUT! Nature Journaling Club

October 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Nature is all around for us to observe, question, and record. Discover the art and science of nature journaling in our monthly club. We will cover different seasonal happenings and homework suggestions each month. Basic materials provided or bring your own. Ages: Ages 5+ Cost: $7 per child with adult…

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SOLD OUT! Adult Nighthike & Storytelling

October 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Walk the woods by nightlight and experience the wildlife while your guide shares bone-chilling short stories and poetry Ages: 18+ Cost: $6 per participant (Buffalo Museum of Science Members save 10%) Advance registration required.

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Little Tykes on the Trails

October 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Furhmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Enjoy a morning of early childhood fun with an outdoor story time, guided trail walk, and playful games to help foster the nature explorer in your child. Bring your own small snack to enjoy in our Education Center or on the Deck.  Rain or shine. Ages: Ages 3-5 with one…

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