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Sat 01 Jun
Weekly Bird Walks
Saturday, June 1, 2019 until Saturday, June 29, 2019 08:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

Beginners and birders alike will be led on short walks near the Humphrey Nature Center to find the increasing number of returning birds of the spring. Binoculars will be available to borrow. (1 ½ hours).
Thu 06 Jun
Home Ecologist- June: Life in the Pond
Thursday, June 6, 2019 until Thursday, June 27, 2019 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

We will explore the life in and around Trout Pond.

Ages 6-12 on the 6th, 17th, and 27th

Ages 12+ on the 20th

This program is geared towards home school families with children ages 6-12. Offering one program per month for families with children ages 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. Home Ecologist is at the Humphrey Nature Center.

Registration: Optional
Sat 15 Jun
Genesee Valley Fare & Ware
Saturday, June 15, 2019 until Sunday, June 16, 2019 11:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

Local food, drinks and art at the Highbanks Recreation Area. Sponsored by Livingston Arts. 7 hours.
Sat 15 Jun
Family Springtime Walks at the Humphrey Nature Center
Saturday, June 15, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

Join us as we discover what's growing, emerging or changing in our springtime woods. Saturdays at 1pm (1 1/2 hours, 1 mile) Some may car pool to nearby trails.
Mon 17 Jun
Knee-High Naturalists Program at the Humphrey Nature Center
Monday, June 17, 2019 10:30 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

This 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. This program will be held the first and third Mondays of each month (April 1st to June 17th), from 10:30am to 11:30am at the Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth State Park.

Registration: Optional
Wed 19 Jun
Brooks and Brambles- Five Corners to DeGolyer Road
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

Castile Entrance. 4 hours, 2 miles.

Letchworth State Park has over fifty miles of boundary lines that traverses many scenic hills and dales. Ten miles in five sessions will be explored. Long pants, sturdy footwear (for mud, pricklers, poison ivy and stream crossings) and packed lunch or snacks are all recommended.

Thu 20 Jun
Lunch in Old Growth Woods at Humphrey Nature Center
Thursday, June 20, 2019 11:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

Meet at the Humphrey Nature Center. Join Douglas Bassett on a different walk each week to learn about unique individual giants spanning 200 to 300 years old. You’ll also learn about the hidden life of trees and old growth ecosystems. Bring a lunch (2-3 hours).

Sat 22 Jun
The Many on the Genny - 40 Mile Ultra Marathon
Saturday, June 22, 2019
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

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 22 Jun
Whitetail World at the Humphrey Nature Center
Saturday, June 22, 2019 11:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

Spring is the time when fawns are born and begin to expand their world. We will explore the woods from a fawn’s point of view, and find one if we’re lucky! Every other Saturday at 11am. April 13th and 27th, May 11th and 25th, June 8th and 22nd. (1 hour)
Sat 22 Jun
Family Springtime Walks at the Humphrey Nature Center
Saturday, June 22, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

Join us as we discover what's growing, emerging or changing in our springtime woods. Saturdays at 1pm (1 1/2 hours, 1 mile) Some may car pool to nearby trails.
Sun 23 Jun
Nature Up Close - Butterfly Beauties at the Humphrey Nature Center
Sunday, June 23, 2019 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

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 6th.
Tue 25 Jun
Lunch in Old Growth Woods at Humphrey Nature Center
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 11:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

Meet at the Humphrey Nature Center. Join Douglas Bassett on a different walk each week to learn about unique individual giants spanning 200 to 300 years old. You’ll also learn about the hidden life of trees and old growth ecosystems. Bring a lunch (2-3 hours).

Wed 26 Jun
Brooks and Brambles- Gibsonville Road to Perry Gate
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 10:00 AM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

Perry Entrance. 4 hours, 2 miles.

Letchworth State Park has over fifty miles of boundary lines that traverses many scenic hills and dales. Ten miles in five sessions will be explored. Long pants, sturdy footwear (for mud, pricklers, poison ivy and stream crossings) and packed lunch or snacks are all recommended.

Sat 29 Jun
Mushroom Foray: Rochester Area Mycological Foray Annual Bolete Foray
Saturday, June 29, 2019 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

Meet at St. Helena Upper Shelter. 6 hours, foray in various nearby sites.

Special program of the Rochester Mycological Society to which the public is invited Saturday, June 29th (focus on summer boletes and other mycorrhizal fungi). These are morning forays followed by a public display of the mushrooms in the afternoon.

Sat 29 Jun
Family Springtime Walks at the Humphrey Nature Center
Saturday, June 29, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth
(585) 493-3680

Join us as we discover what's growing, emerging or changing in our springtime woods. Saturdays at 1pm (1 1/2 hours, 1 mile) Some may car pool to nearby trails.