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Sat 24 Apr
Spring Ephemeral Wildflower Walk
Saturday, April 24, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 549-1050

Enjoy the sudden burst of color that carpets the forest floor before the new leaves of summer take hold. For information and registration call (716) 549-1050.
Registration: Required
Sat 24 Apr
Springtime Bluebird Walk
Saturday, April 24, 2021 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 549-1050

With over 400 acres of grassland, Knox Farm is home to an incredible number of nesting Bluebirds. Join us as we monitor newly installed nest boxes and enjoy our state bird. For information and registration call (716) 549-1050.
Registration: Required
Wed 28 Apr
Fiddlehead Frolic
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 549-1050

A walk through the woods to discover the unfurled fronds of a fern, otherwise known as fiddleheads! For information and registration call (716) 549-1050.
Registration: Required
Wed 28 Apr
What in the Woods is That?
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 549-1050

Delve into the world of the unknown, the world of lichens, mushrooms, mosses, and galls! For information and registration call (716) 549-1050.
Registration: Required
Sat 01 May
I Love My Park Day
Saturday, May 1, 2021 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Knox Farm State Park

Start time: 9am End time: 12pm

Meeting Location: Registration at Bull Shed adjacent to main parking lot Special Instructions: Stop at Bull Shed to register and meet your group. Rain dates Saturday & Sunday, May 8 & 9, 2021

Volunteer Project #1: Tree planting Ages: Appropriate for ages 13+ Please bring: garden gloves. Additional tools: spade, shovel, rake

Volunteer Project #2: Fence Rail Replacement Ages: all ages welcome Please bring: garden gloves

Volunteer Project #3: Trail Cleanup Ages: Appropriate for 13+ Please bring: garden gloves

Additional Information: Due to Covid regulations, please bring your own food and drink. Masks must be worn during event.

Register

Registration: Required
Sun 02 May
I Love My Park Day
Sunday, May 2, 2021 09:00 AM
Knox Farm State Park

Start time: 9am End time: 12pm

Meeting Location: Registration at Bull Shed adjacent to main parking lot Special Instructions: Stop at Bull Shed to register and meet your group. Rain dates Saturday & Sunday, May 8 & 9, 2021

Volunteer Project #1: Spring garden clean up, mulch Main house grounds work Ages: Appropriate for ages 13+ Please bring: garden gloves. Additional tools: spade, rake, clippers

Volunteer Project #2: Fence replacement (dog park) Ages: Ages 13+ Please bring: garden gloves

Volunteer Project #3: Trail Cleanup Ages: Appropriate for 13+ Please bring: garden gloves Additional tools: pruners Additional Information: Due to Covid regulations, please bring your own food and drink. Masks must be worn during event.

Register

Registration: Required
Sat 15 May
Flowers n’ Feathers
Saturday, May 15, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 549-1050

With spring bird migration at its peak, and flowers at your feet, take in the wonderment of spring as we walk. For information and registration call (716) 549-1050.
Registration: Required
Thu 17 Jun
Grassland Bird Monitoring
Thursday, June 17, 2021 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 549-1050

Calling all birders! We need YOUR help in a community science project. Teams will conduct point count surveys for grassland birds at Knox Farm. Call (716) 549-1050 or email Matthew.Nusstein@parks.ny.gov to sign up for a team.
Registration: Required
Sun 20 Jun
Dance of the Firefly
Sunday, June 20, 2021 09:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 549-1050

With fireflies to guide the way, set out to discover a light show unlike any other in the natural world. For information and registration call (716) 549-1050.
Registration: Required
Thu 24 Jun
Grassland Bird Monitoring
Thursday, June 24, 2021 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 549-1050

Calling all birders! We need YOUR help in a community science project. Teams will conduct point count surveys for grassland birds at Knox Farm. Call (716) 549-1050 or email Matthew.Nusstein@parks.ny.gov to sign up for a team.
Registration: Required