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Sun 30 Jun
SPRINGTIME WALK: Butterflies of Early Summer
Sunday, June 30, 2024 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Join us on various topics as we discover what's growing, singing, crawling, emerging, or changing in our springtime woods and fields in the haunts of the nature center and nearby. Meet at Humphrey Nature Center
Sat 29 Jun
CANYON VIEWS: Mount Morris to Hogsback
Saturday, June 29, 2024 09:00 AM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at 9:00 am, bring water, a pack lunch and sturdy footwear. For those who enjoy the demand of a longer hike, we will explore 2 of the parks longest trails as we hike along the three canyons of Letchworth State Park. 4½ hours, 3 miles or more.
Wed 26 Jun
HOME ECOLOGISTS: River Floodplains, Advanced
Wednesday, June 26, 2024 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Get the big picture of the Genesee River and how its floods have affected people for thousands of years. Meet at Hogsback Overlook.
Wed 26 Jun
EXPLORE LETCHWORTH: Dishmill Creek
Wednesday, June 26, 2024 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
A new series of nature walks aimed to immerse participants into the diversity of habitats that can be found in Letchworth State Park. Bring a lunch. Meet at Dygert Road junction on River Road
Mon 24 Jun
MINI NATURALISTS PROGRAM – Fairies Everywhere!
Monday, June 24, 2024 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Mini naturalists are children two years of age. Themes change and are focused on each season are the same as above. This is a half hour program immediately follows the Knee-High and is scheduled 11:30am to noon at HNC. It includes a story, simple craft, and a sing-along. Registration is required by calling 585-493-3680. Meet at Humphrey Nature Center.
Registration: Required
Mon 24 Jun
KNEE-HIGH NATURALISTS PROGRAM – Fairies Everywhere!
Monday, June 24, 2024 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
The Knee-High Naturalists program is designed to allow children ages 3 – 6 (must be accompanied by an adult) to explore the natural world with volunteer Annie O'Reilly. Themes change with each program, and activities include storybook reading, crafts, and a short nature walk. Registration is required by calling (585) 493-3680. Meet at Humphrey Nature Center.
Registration: Required
Sat 22 Jun
EXPLORE LETCHWORTH: Wolf Creek
Saturday, June 22, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
A new series of nature walks aimed to immerse participants into the diversity of habitats that can be found in Letchworth State Park. Meet at Castile entrance.
Fri 21 Jun
CREPUSCULAR WALK: Fireflies by the River
Friday, June 21, 2024 08:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
In a less familiar realm of sights and sounds, experience the changing colors and moods in the blending zone of daylight and "nightlight". Star watching will follow programs, weather permitting. Flashlight recommended. May caravan.Meet at Lower St. Helena parking lot.
Thu 20 Jun
SPRING MIGRATION BIRD WALK: Bear Hollow
Thursday, June 20, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Learn to recognize by sight and sound some of the rich diversity of our local bird life. Binoculars recommended. May caravan. Meet at Bear Hollow Trailhead.
Wed 19 Jun
HOME ECOLOGISTS: River Floodplains, Intermediate
Wednesday, June 19, 2024 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Study the geology that makes the Genesee such a variable river. Meet at Hogsback Overlook.
Sat 01 Jun
NATURE TABLE DISPLAY: Butterfly Beauties
Saturday, June 1, 2024 until Sunday, June 30, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Month-long displays dig deeper into what's going on in the park that month. Naturalists are available throughout each day to discuss seasonal nature table topics. Please note our annual community science butterfly count will be held on July 13th. (Look for details in the upcoming summer issue of The Genesee Naturalist.)
Sat 01 Jun
NATURE TABLE: Butterfly Beauties
Saturday, June 1, 2024 until Sunday, June 30, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Month-long display at the nature center about the many kinds of butterflies that thrive in the park. Please note our annual community science butterfly count will be held on July 13th. (Look for details in the upcoming summer issue of The Genesee Naturalist.) Meet at Humphrey Nature Center
Wed 01 May
WILDFLOWER DISPLAY
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 until Sunday, June 30, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
A fresh-cut display of plants is changed each week throughout May and June. (Sightings Book and naturalists available for questions) Meet at Humphrey Nature Center.