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Thu 01 Apr
Nature Table – Springtime Plants & Animals
Thursday, April 1, 2021 until Friday, April 30, 2021
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC. (10am-5pm). Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays.

Naturalists are available throughout the day to discuss Nature Table topics.

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Thu 01 Apr
GVGSP PASSPORT SELF-GUIDED HIKE SERIES – York Landing to Fowlerville Rd (Wegmans Hike Number 6)
Thursday, April 1, 2021 until Friday, April 30, 2021
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Start at the trailhead parking lot at the end of York Landing Rd. (42.864631, -77.851023) About 4 hours, 5.2 miles, 3.1 miles to trail marker round trip)

Genesee Valley Greenway State Park (GVGSP) is offering hikes that are part of Wegmans' Eat Well, Live Well "Passport to Family Wellness" program, designed to help employees and area residents get moving and enjoy healthier, better lives. The hikes vary in distance and cover sections in the northern, middle and southern portions of the Greenway. For each hike, there is a trail marker where a crayon or pencil can be used to create a rubbing in the Passport booklet. Participants may submit six rubbings for Wegmans coupons or ten rubbings for a chance to win a New York State Empire Passport. The Empire Passport provides unlimited day use vehicle entry to most of New York's State parks and recreational facilities. Wegmans Passport booklets are available at Wegmans locations near the Greenway, the Letchworth State Park Visitor Center, the Friends of the Genesee Valley Greenway office in Mt. Morris and Livingston Chamber of Commerce Tourist Information Office. The self-guided interpretive hike series will include the history of the Genesee Valley Greenway and the town in which the hike is located. Each hike will be set up with interpretive signs and information for the entire month. Depending on the length of the hike, they will take approximately 2-4 hours to complete.

Thu 22 Apr
Wildflower Walk - Featuring Fiddleheads
Thursday, April 22, 2021 01:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Silver Lake Outlet Bridge, one mile north of Perry Exit on Main Park Road. (2 hours, 1 mile)

Become more familiar with our many native wildflowers and the role of their surroundings, including the other plants and animals in their daily lives. Enjoy the fascinating variation in floral structure and folklore.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sat 24 Apr
Family Bird Walk
Saturday, April 24, 2021 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (1 hour, 1mile)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sun 25 Apr
Crepuscular Walk – New Moon Frog Serenade
Sunday, April 25, 2021 07:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Parade Grounds Parking Lot. Will caravan. (2 hours, 1 mile)

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.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Wed 28 Apr
Lunch in Old Growth Woods
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 11:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (2-3 hours)

Join Douglas Bassett to different spots each week near the HNC as unique individual giants spanning 200 to 300 years in age are pointed out and enjoyed up close as we learn about the hidden life of trees and old growth ecosystems. Bring a lunch.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Thu 29 Apr
Morning Bird Walk – Bluebird Trail
Thursday, April 29, 2021 08:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Mt. Morris Entrance Gate. Will carpool. (3 hours, 1 mile or more)

Learn to recognize by sight and sound some of the rich diversity of our local bird life. Binoculars recommended.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Thu 29 Apr
Wildflower Walk - Arbutus Woods
Thursday, April 29, 2021 01:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Parade Grounds Parking Lot. Bring a lunch. Will caravan. (2 hours, 1 mile)

Become more familiar with our many native wildflowers and the role of their surroundings, including the other plants and animals in their daily lives. Enjoy the fascinating variation in floral structure and folklore.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Fri 30 Apr
Arbor Day – Tree Planting Ceremony
Friday, April 30, 2021 01:30 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Tree planting ceremony at HNC (½ hour) (Park and local home schoolers)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Fri 30 Apr
Arbor Day Tree Walk
Friday, April 30, 2021 02:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Bring a lunch. HNC (2 hours, 1 mile). Familiarize yourself with our trees, shrubs and woody vines. Also covers folklore and animal uses.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Sat 01 May
Wildflower Display
Saturday, May 1, 2021 until Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (10:00 am - 5:00 pm)

A fresh-cut display of a dozen and a half notable plants are changed each week throughout May and June. (Sightings book and naturalist also available)

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Sat 01 May
Nature Table – Springtime Plants & Animals
Saturday, May 1, 2021 until Monday, May 31, 2021
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC. (10am-5pm). Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays.

Naturalists are available throughout the day to discuss Nature Table topics.

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Sat 01 May
GVGSP PASSPORT SELF-GUIDED HIKE SERIES – Cuylerville to Piffard (Wegmans Hike Number 7)
Saturday, May 1, 2021 until Monday, May 31, 2021
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Start at the trailhead parking lot on the northside of 20A. (42.777354, -77.870262). (4 hours, 7.5 miles, 3.5 miles to trail marker round trip)

Genesee Valley Greenway State Park (GVGSP) is offering hikes that are part of Wegmans' Eat Well, Live Well "Passport to Family Wellness" program, designed to help employees and area residents get moving and enjoy healthier, better lives. The hikes vary in distance and cover sections in the northern, middle and southern portions of the Greenway. For each hike, there is a trail marker where a crayon or pencil can be used to create a rubbing in the Passport booklet. Participants may submit six rubbings for Wegmans coupons or ten rubbings for a chance to win a New York State Empire Passport. The Empire Passport provides unlimited day use vehicle entry to most of New York's State parks and recreational facilities. Wegmans Passport booklets are available at Wegmans locations near the Greenway, the Letchworth State Park Visitor Center, the Friends of the Genesee Valley Greenway office in Mt. Morris and Livingston Chamber of Commerce Tourist Information Office. The self-guided interpretive hike series will include the history of the Genesee Valley Greenway and the town in which the hike is located. Each hike will be set up with interpretive signs and information for the entire month. Depending on the length of the hike, they will take approximately 2-4 hours to complete.

Sat 01 May
I Love My Park Day
Saturday, May 1, 2021 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth

Start time for all projects: 8am End time for all projects: 12am

Meeting Location: Highbanks Camping Recreation Parking area Special Instructions: Parking will be at the Camping Recreation Building. Volunteers must stop at the Camping Registration Office and notify them they are with the ILMPD event to proceed to the meeting location.

Volunteer Project #1: Preregistration begins at 8:00am. This project will be located at the Highbanks Campground Area. Project work will include: Garden and Lawn Maintenance, Trail work, Painting, Invasive Species Removal, General building cleaning at the Camper Recreation Building. Ages: All ages welcome Please bring: Garden gloves Additional tools: Garden/Lawn Rakes, Tarps, Spade Shovels, Weather appropriate Clothing, sneakers or hard soled shoes (no sandals or flip flops) work gloves, garden tools, sunscreen/bug repellent

Register

Registration: Required
Sat 01 May
I Love My Park Day
Saturday, May 1, 2021 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth

Start time for all projects: 8am End time for all projects: 12pm

Meeting Location: Middle Falls Shelter Parking: Please park in the parking areas adjacent to the Middle Falls Shelter

Volunteer Project #1: Pre-registration begins at 8:00am. Work in this area will include: General Landscape Cleaning around the trails and buildings in the Upper/Middle Falls area and Letchworth Museum, Playground maintenance, Tree plantings, Invasive Plant removal
Ages: All ages welcome Please bring: Garden gloves Additional tools: Garden/Lawn Rakes, Tarps, Spade Shovels, Weather appropriate Clothing, sneakers or hard soled shoes (no sandals or flip flops) work gloves, sunscreen/bug repellent

Register

Registration: Required
Sat 01 May
Mushroom & Moss Walk – Cabin Bank Woods
Saturday, May 1, 2021 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Lower Falls Restaurant Parking Lot. Bring a lunch. (3 hours, 1 mile)

Explore the world of rotting logs and stumps to better appreciate the role of fungi in forest ecology. Learn to recognize which fungi rot which wood. Visit communities of lichens and mosses on the surface of bark. Three different woodlands will be searched. This is a continuation of a theme from three workshops held this past winter on fungi, lichens and mosses. Bring a lunch.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sat 01 May
Family Tree Walk
Saturday, May 1, 2021 01:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (1 hour, 1mile)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sun 02 May
Springtime Walk – Highbanks Trail (Mt. Morris Canyon)
Sunday, May 2, 2021 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Mt. Morris Entrance Gate. Bring a lunch. Will car caravan. (3 hours, 2 miles)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Tue 04 May
Lunch in Old Growth Woods
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 11:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (2-3 hours)

Join Douglas Bassett to different spots each week near the HNC as unique individual giants spanning 200 to 300 years in age are pointed out and enjoyed up close as we learn about the hidden life of trees and old growth ecosystems. Bring a lunch.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Wed 05 May
Morning Bird Walk – Trestle Woods
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 08:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Portageville entrance Gate (3 hours, 1 mile or more)

Learn to recognize by sight and sound some of the rich diversity of our local bird life. Binoculars recommended.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Wed 05 May
Wildflower Walk - Upper and Middle Falls Area
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 01:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Museum. (2-3 hours, 1 mile)

Become more familiar with our many native wildflowers and the role of their surroundings, including the other plants and animals in their daily lives. Enjoy the fascinating variation in floral structure and folklore.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Thu 06 May
Home Ecologist – William Pryor Letchworth & Native American History
Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:30 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

WP Letchworth Museum (1½ hours, on site)

Home Ecologist is a program geared towards home school families with children ages 6-12. Each month will focus on a different theme. Programs are free of charge, and preregistration is not required but appreciated. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program.

Pre-register by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Optional
Thu 06 May
Home Ecologist – William Pryor Letchworth & Native American History
Thursday, May 6, 2021 01:30 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

WP Letchworth Museum (1½ hours, on site)

Home Ecologist is a program geared towards home school families with children ages 6-12. Each month will focus on a different theme. Programs are free of charge, and preregistration is not required but appreciated. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program.

Pre-register by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Optional
Sat 08 May
TGN Supporters' Picnic
Saturday, May 8, 2021 11:30 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3625

The thirtieth annual supporters' picnic will be held as a luncheon at the Glen Iris Inn. Reservations required for the luncheon by Wed, May 5 (Phone: 585-493-3625)

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sat 08 May
Family Springtime Walk
Saturday, May 8, 2021 01:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (1 hour, 1mile)

Join us as we discover what's growing, singing, crawling, emerging or changing in our springtime woods and fields.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sat 08 May
Wildflower Walk - Old Growth Woods
Saturday, May 8, 2021 02:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (2 hours, 1 mile)

Become more familiar with our many native wildflowers and the role of their surroundings, including the other plants and animals in their daily lives. Enjoy the fascinating variation in floral structure and folklore.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sat 08 May
Crepuscular Walk – Owl Prowl
Saturday, May 8, 2021 07:30 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (2 hours, 1 mile)

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.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sun 09 May
Mushroom & Moss Walk – Silver Lake Outlet Woods
Sunday, May 9, 2021 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Silver Lake Outlet Bridge, one mile north of Perry Exit on Main Park Road. Bring a lunch. (3 hours, 1 mile)

Explore the world of rotting logs and stumps to better appreciate the role of fungi in forest ecology. Learn to recognize which fungi rot which wood. Visit communities of lichens and mosses on the surface of bark. Three different woodlands will be searched. This is a continuation of a theme from three workshops held this past winter on fungi, lichens and mosses. Bring a lunch.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sun 09 May
Nature Up Close – Waves of Warblers
Sunday, May 9, 2021 02:30 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (2 hours)

The Nature Up Close programs allow participants a more detailed study of a topic with comparison of hands-on specimens and/or various audio-visual aids and handouts. Programs are held on Sunday afternoons at 2:30 pm and last for two hours.This spring, experience frogs and warblers by sight and sound, or become acquainted with the butterflies' world. These indoor programs are good introductions for upcoming outdoor walks listed with each description.

Waves of Warblers: All warblers recorded from Letchworth State Park (highlighting 25 nesting species) will be featured in a new warbler video. Natural history accounts will be summarized and will include detailed park distribution based on recent research. This is an excellent primer for the Warbler Walks on May 27 & June 3 and 8.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Mon 10 May
Knee-High Naturalists Program
Monday, May 10, 2021 10:30 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

HNC (1 hour)

The Knee-High Naturalists program is designed to allow children ages 3-6 (must be accompanied by an adult) to explore the natural world. Themes change with each program, and activities may include storybook reading, crafts, or a short nature walk.

Registration appreciated by calling (585) 493-3680. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Wed 12 May
Home Ecologist – William Pryor Letchworth & Native American History
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 10:30 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

WP Letchworth Museum (1½ hours, on site)

Home Ecologist is a program geared towards home school families with children ages 6-12. Each month will focus on a different theme. Programs are free of charge, and preregistration is not required but appreciated. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program.

Pre-register by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Optional
Wed 12 May
Home Ecologist – William Pryor Letchworth & Native American History
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 01:30 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

WP Letchworth Museum (1½ hours, on site)

Home Ecologist is a program geared towards home school families with children ages 6-12. Each month will focus on a different theme. Programs are free of charge, and preregistration is not required but appreciated. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program.

Pre-register by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Optional
Thu 13 May
Morning Bird Walk – Chestnut Lawn
Thursday, May 13, 2021 08:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Castile Entrance Gate. Will caravan. (3 hours, 1 mile or more)

Learn to recognize by sight and sound some of the rich diversity of our local bird life. Binoculars recommended.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Thu 13 May
Lunch in Old Growth Woods
Thursday, May 13, 2021 11:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (2-3 hours)

Join Douglas Bassett to different spots each week near the HNC as unique individual giants spanning 200 to 300 years in age are pointed out and enjoyed up close as we learn about the hidden life of trees and old growth ecosystems. Bring a lunch.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sat 15 May
Family Bird Walk
Saturday, May 15, 2021 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (1 hour, 1 mile)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sun 16 May
Springtime Walk – St. Helena Trail (near “Certain High Rocks”)
Sunday, May 16, 2021 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Lowest St. Helen parking lot. Bring a lunch. (3 hours, 1 mile)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Tue 18 May
Home Ecologist – William Pryor Letchworth & Native American History
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 10:30 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

WP Letchworth Museum (1½ hours, on site)

Home Ecologist is a program geared towards home school families with children ages 6-12. Each month will focus on a different theme. Programs are free of charge, and preregistration is not required but appreciated. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program.

Pre-register by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Optional
Tue 18 May
Home Ecologist – William Pryor Letchworth & Native American History
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 01:30 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

WP Letchworth Museum (1½ hours, on site)

Home Ecologist is a program geared towards home school families with children ages 6-12. Each month will focus on a different theme. Programs are free of charge, and preregistration is not required but appreciated. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program.

Pre-register by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Optional
Wed 19 May
Lunch in Old Growth Woods
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 11:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (2-3 hours)

Join Douglas Bassett to different spots each week near the HNC as unique individual giants spanning 200 to 300 years in age are pointed out and enjoyed up close as we learn about the hidden life of trees and old growth ecosystems. Bring a lunch.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Thu 20 May
Morning Bird Walk – Great Bend Gorge
Thursday, May 20, 2021 08:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Castile Entrance Gate. Will caravan. (3 hours, 1 mile or more)

Learn to recognize by sight and sound some of the rich diversity of our local bird life. Binoculars recommended.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Thu 20 May
Wildflower Walk - East of Lee’s Landing
Thursday, May 20, 2021 01:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Parade Grounds Parking Lot. Will car caravan. (2-3 hours, 1 mile)

Become more familiar with our many native wildflowers and the role of their surroundings, including the other plants and animals in their daily lives. Enjoy the fascinating variation in floral structure and folklore.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sat 22 May
BOS Bird Tour
Saturday, May 22, 2021 08:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC. Bring a lunch. Will caravan. (4-5 hours)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sat 22 May
Sehgahunda Trail Marathon & Relay
Saturday, May 22, 2021 09:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 732-1090

May 22-23, Saturday & Sunday

This beautiful and challenging course follows the Letchworth Branch of the Finger Lakes Trail along the eastern rim of Letchworth gorge from Mount Morris Dam to Letchworth State Park Parade Grounds. Shorter runs are offered on Sunday. Registration required; go to: www.yellowjacketracing. com.

For details or other questions contact: Eean Smith at eean@ yellowjacketracing.com, (585) 732-1090.

Registration: Required
Sat 22 May
Family Springtime Walk
Saturday, May 22, 2021 01:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (1 hour, 1mile)

Join us as we discover what's growing, singing, crawling, emerging or changing in our springtime woods and fields.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sun 23 May
Sehgahunda Races
Sunday, May 23, 2021 09:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 732-1090

May 22-23, Saturday & Sunday

This beautiful and challenging course follows the Letchworth Branch of the Finger Lakes Trail along the eastern rim of Letchworth gorge from Mount Morris Dam to Letchworth State Park Parade Grounds. Shorter runs are offered on Sunday. Registration required; go to: www.yellowjacketracing.com.

For details or other questions contact: Eean Smith at eean@yellowjacketracing.com, (585) 732-1090.

Registration: Required
Wed 26 May
Lunch in Old Growth Woods
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (2-3 hours)

Join Douglas Bassett to different spots each week near the HNC as unique individual giants spanning 200 to 300 years in age are pointed out and enjoyed up close as we learn about the hidden life of trees and old growth ecosystems. Bring a lunch.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Thu 27 May
Warbler Walk – Common Species
Thursday, May 27, 2021 07:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Castile Entrance Gate. Will caravan. (3 hours, 1 mile or more)

With 25 species, Letchworth State Park may have more nesting species of wood warblers than anywhere else in the world! Each week, actual nesting sites will be visited, and we will search for a third of the park's nesting warbler species, as we study the factors that yield such diversity. Binoculars are recommended.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sat 29 May
Family Butterfly Walk
Saturday, May 29, 2021 01:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (1 hour, 1 mile)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sun 30 May
Springtime Walk – Mary Jemison Trail (old growth, arboretum & reservoir)
Sunday, May 30, 2021 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Bring a lunch. Will caravan. (3 hours, 1 mile)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Mon 31 May
Geology Walk
Monday, May 31, 2021 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Parking lot past Cabin Area "B". Lots of steps and muddy spots. (2 hours, 1 mile)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Mon 31 May
How the Gorge was Formed – Story of the Park
Monday, May 31, 2021 12:30 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Inspiration Point Parking Lot. (1 hour, ¼ mile)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Mon 31 May
Memorial Tree Walk
Monday, May 31, 2021 02:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Museum. (2 hours, 1 mile)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Tue 01 Jun
Nature Table – Springtime Plants & Animals
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 until Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth

HNC. (10am-5pm). Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays.

Naturalists are available throughout the day to discuss Nature Table topics.

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Tue 01 Jun
GVGSP PASSPORT SELF-GUIDED HIKE SERIES – Oakland Rd to Short Tract Rd (Wegmans Hike Number 10)
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 until Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth

Start at the parking area on the west side of Oakland Rd just north of Route 436. (42.578161, -77.971220) (2 miles, 1 mile to trail marker round trip)

Genesee Valley Greenway State Park (GVGSP) is offering hikes that are part of Wegmans' Eat Well, Live Well "Passport to Family Wellness" program, designed to help employees and area residents get moving and enjoy healthier, better lives. The hikes vary in distance and cover sections in the northern, middle and southern portions of the Greenway. For each hike, there is a trail marker where a crayon or pencil can be used to create a rubbing in the Passport booklet. Participants may submit six rubbings for Wegmans coupons or ten rubbings for a chance to win a New York State Empire Passport. The Empire Passport provides unlimited day use vehicle entry to most of New York's State parks and recreational facilities. Wegmans Passport booklets are available at Wegmans locations near the Greenway, the Letchworth State Park Visitor Center, the Friends of the Genesee Valley Greenway office in Mt. Morris and Livingston Chamber of Commerce Tourist Information Office. The self-guided interpretive hike series will include the history of the Genesee Valley Greenway and the town in which the hike is located. Each hike will be set up with interpretive signs and information for the entire month. Depending on the length of the hike, they will take approximately 2-4 hours to complete.

Tue 01 Jun
Lunch in Old Growth Woods
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 11:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (2-3 hours)

Join Douglas Bassett to different spots each week near the HNC as unique individual giants spanning 200 to 300 years in age are pointed out and enjoyed up close as we learn about the hidden life of trees and old growth ecosystems. Bring a lunch.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Wed 02 Jun
Brooks and Brambles – Along Dishmill Creek
Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Parade Grounds Entrance off Route 436. Mud, prickers, poison ivy, and stream crossings. Bring a lunch. Will caravan. (4 hours, 2 miles)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Thu 03 Jun
Warbler Walk – Uncommon Species
Thursday, June 3, 2021 07:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Portageville Entrance at Griffith Rd. Will caravan. (3 hours, 1 mile)

With 25 species, Letchworth State Park may have more nesting species of wood warblers than anywhere else in the world! Each week, actual nesting sites will be visited, and we will search for a third of the park's nesting warbler species, as we study the factors that yield such diversity. Binoculars are recommended.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sat 05 Jun
Family Springtime Walk
Saturday, June 5, 2021 01:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (1 hour, 1mile)

Join us as we discover what's growing, singing, crawling, emerging or changing in our springtime woods and fields.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sun 06 Jun
RBA Bird Tour
Sunday, June 6, 2021 05:30 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Mt. Morris Dam Snack Bar. Bring a lunch. Will caravan. (6 hours)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Tue 08 Jun
Warbler Walk – Rare Species
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 07:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Parade Grounds Parking Lot. Will caravan. (3 hours, 1 mile or more)

With 25 species, Letchworth State Park may have more nesting species of wood warblers than anywhere else in the world! Each week, actual nesting sites will be visited, and we will search for a third of the park's nesting warbler species, as we study the factors that yield such diversity. Binoculars are recommended.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Tue 08 Jun
Lunch in Old Growth Woods
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 11:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (2-3 hours)

Join Douglas Bassett to different spots each week near the HNC as unique individual giants spanning 200 to 300 years in age are pointed out and enjoyed up close as we learn about the hidden life of trees and old growth ecosystems. Bring a lunch.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Wed 09 Jun
Brooks and Brambles – Griffith Road to Pennycook
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Junction of Pennycook Road and State Route 436 (¼ mile east of Parade Grounds Entrance). Mud, prickers, poison ivy, and stream crossings. Bring a lunch. Will caravan. (4 hours, 2 miles)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Thu 10 Jun
Home Ecologist – Winged or Wiggly Bugs
Thursday, June 10, 2021 10:30 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (1½ hours)

Home Ecologist is a program geared towards home school families with children ages 6-12. Each month will focus on a different theme. Programs are free of charge, and pre-registration is not required but appreciated. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program.

Pre-register by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Optional
Thu 10 Jun
Home Ecologist – Winged or Wiggly Bugs
Thursday, June 10, 2021 01:30 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (1½ hours)

Home Ecologist is a program geared towards home school families with children ages 6-12. Each month will focus on a different theme. Programs are free of charge, and pre-registration is not required but appreciated. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program.

Pre-register by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Optional
Thu 10 Jun
Crepuscular Walk – Approaching Full Moon Beaver Walk
Thursday, June 10, 2021 07:30 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Parade Grounds Parking Lot. Brush, water and muddy spots. Will caravan. (2 hours, 1 mile)

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.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sat 12 Jun
Family Bird Walk
Saturday, June 12, 2021 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (1 hour, 1mile)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sun 13 Jun
Springtime Walk – Lee’s Landing Trail
Sunday, June 13, 2021 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Lower Falls Restaurant parking area. Bring a lunch. (3 hours, 2 miles)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sun 13 Jun
Nature Up Close – Butterfly Beauties
Sunday, June 13, 2021 02:30 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (2 hours)

The Nature Up Close programs allow participants a more detailed study of a topic with comparison of hands-on specimens and/or various audio-visual aids and handouts. Programs are held on Sunday afternoons at 2:30 pm and last for two hours.This spring, experience frogs and warblers by sight and sound, or become acquainted with the butterflies' world. These indoor programs are good introductions for upcoming outdoor walks listed with each description.

Butterfly Beauties: Study the beauty and composition of hundreds of dried butterfly specimens representing most of the world's butterfly families. Dozens of local and New York species, as well as those found in the Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory, are specially noted. Butterfly structure and local natural history will be featured in two new butterfly videos. This is an excellent primer for the Butterfly Walk on July 3rd. (Look for details in the upcoming summer issue of The Genesee Naturalist.)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Mon 14 Jun
Knee-High Naturalists Program
Monday, June 14, 2021 10:30 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

HNC (1 hour)

The Knee-High Naturalists program is designed to allow children ages 3-6 (must be accompanied by an adult) to explore the natural world. Themes change with each program, and activities may include storybook reading, crafts, or a short nature walk.

Registration appreciated by calling (585) 493-3680. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Wed 16 Jun
Brooks and Brambles – DeGolyer Road to Castile Entrance
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Castile Entrance. Mud, prickers, poison ivy, and stream crossings. Bring a lunch. Will caravan. (4 hours, 2 miles)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Wed 16 Jun
Home Ecologist – Winged or Wiggly Bugs
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 10:30 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (1½ hours)

Home Ecologist is a program geared towards home school families with children ages 6-12. Each month will focus on a different theme. Programs are free of charge, and pre-registration is not required but appreciated. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program.

Pre-register by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Optional
Wed 16 Jun
Home Ecologist – Winged or Wiggly Bugs
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 01:30 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (1½ hours)

Home Ecologist is a program geared towards home school families with children ages 6-12. Each month will focus on a different theme. Programs are free of charge, and pre-registration is not required but appreciated. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program.

Pre-register by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Optional
Thu 17 Jun
Lunch in Old Growth Woods
Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (2-3 hours)

Join Douglas Bassett to different spots each week near the HNC as unique individual giants spanning 200 to 300 years in age are pointed out and enjoyed up close as we learn about the hidden life of trees and old growth ecosystems. Bring a lunch.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sat 19 Jun
Many on the Genny – 40-mile Ultra Marathon
Saturday, June 19, 2021 09:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 703-1158

This challenging course follows trails and roads around the river on west and east sides of Letchworth State Park from and back to the Mount Morris Dam. Registration required; for details contact: Eric Eagan (585) 703-1158
Registration: Required
Sat 19 Jun
Family Springtime Walk
Saturday, June 19, 2021 01:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (1 hour, 1mile)

Join us as we discover what's growing, singing, crawling, emerging or changing in our springtime woods and fields.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Tue 22 Jun
Home Ecologist – Winged or Wiggly Bugs
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 10:30 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (1½ hours)

Home Ecologist is a program geared towards home school families with children ages 6-12. Each month will focus on a different theme. Programs are free of charge, and pre-registration is not required but appreciated. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program.

Pre-register by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Optional
Tue 22 Jun
Home Ecologist – Winged or Wiggly Bugs
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 01:30 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (1½ hours)

Home Ecologist is a program geared towards home school families with children ages 6-12. Each month will focus on a different theme. Programs are free of charge, and pre-registration is not required but appreciated. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program.

Pre-register by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Optional
Wed 23 Jun
Brooks and Brambles – Five Corners to DeGolyer Road
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Castile Entrance. Mud, prickers, poison ivy, and stream crossings. Bring a lunch. Will caravan. (4 hours, 2 miles)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Thu 24 Jun
Lunch in Old Growth Woods
Thursday, June 24, 2021 11:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (2-3 hours)

Join Douglas Bassett to different spots each week near the HNC as unique individual giants spanning 200 to 300 years in age are pointed out and enjoyed up close as we learn about the hidden life of trees and old growth ecosystems. Bring a lunch.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Thu 24 Jun
Crepuscular Walk – First full moon of summer
Thursday, June 24, 2021 07:30 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Archery Field Overlook. Will caravan. (2-3 hours, 1 mile)

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.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sat 26 Jun
Mushroom Foray
Saturday, June 26, 2021 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Rochester Area Mycological Foray annual bolete foray. Meet at St Helena upper shelter. (6 hours, foray in various nearby sites)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sat 26 Jun
Family Dragonfly Walk
Saturday, June 26, 2021 01:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Meet at Trout Pond. (1 hour)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Sun 27 Jun
Crepuscular Walk – Fireflies by the River
Sunday, June 27, 2021 07:30 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Lowest St. Helena Parking Lot. (2+ hours, 1 mile)

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.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Tue 29 Jun
Lunch in Old Growth Woods
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 11:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

HNC (2-3 hours)

Join Douglas Bassett to different spots each week near the HNC as unique individual giants spanning 200 to 300 years in age are pointed out and enjoyed up close as we learn about the hidden life of trees and old growth ecosystems. Bring a lunch.

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required
Wed 30 Jun
Brooks and Brambles – Gibsonville Road to Perry Gate
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3682

Perry Entrance. Mud, prickers, poison ivy, and stream crossings. Bring a lunch. Will caravan. (4 hours, 2 mile)

Pre-registration is required for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. Face coverings are always required in all enclosed structures.

Registration: Required