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Sat 24 Feb
Project Feederwatch
Saturday, February 24, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
This community science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a community scientist at home.
Sat 24 Feb
Maple Sapturday – From Sap to Syrup
Saturday, February 24, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the Humphrey Nature Center (6787 DENTON CORNERS ROAD CASTILE, NY 14427 turn right, follow signs for the Nature Center). Learn the process of maple sugaring, from sap to syrup. Morning walks at 10:00am (1 hour, 1 mile or less) discuss the history of maple sugaring, maple tree identification and wildlife of the sugar bush. To learn how present-day maple syrup is made, the sugar house will be open from 10:00am-12:30pm and even some samples! Theme: Winter Tree ID.
Sat 24 Feb
WINTER LECTURE SERIES – Caroline Bishop Through the Years
Saturday, February 24, 2024 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the Humphrey Nature Center (6787 DENTON CORNERS ROAD CASTILE, NY 14427 turn right, follow signs for the Nature Center). The Winter Lecture Series is our opportunity to delve deeper into subjects of interest in and around Letchworth State Park. Get a glimpse of the life of Caroline Bishop, one of Mr. Letchworth's closest friends and confidants.
Sun 25 Feb
Lee’s Landing Trek
Sunday, February 25, 2024 10:00 AM - 02:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the Visitor's Center (6375 Park Rd, Castile, NY 14427). This 10 am hike is for those who wish the thrill of a more demanding nature walk over hill and dale and often in the remote reaches of Letchworth State Park. Bring a lunch and be prepared for the weather during the several hours outing. Venture into the valley that separates the beginning of the Great Bend Gorge and the end of the Portage Canyon.
Sun 25 Feb
Project Feederwatch
Sunday, February 25, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
This community science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a community scientist at home.
Fri 01 Mar
HOME ECOLOGIST – Making Maple Syrup Basic (sap collecting)
Friday, March 1, 2024 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the Humphrey Nature Center (6787 DENTON CORNERS ROAD CASTILE, NY 14427 turn right, follow signs for the Nature Center). Home Ecologists is a series of programs designed for home school students. The different programs offered each month share a common theme. Since home schoolers learn at their own pace, each program is open to all ages. The program content level follows a tiered system, with the first program targeting introductory-level learning, the second program targeting middle-level learning, and the third program targeting higher-level learning. Parents and caregivers can choose any or all programs that may pique the interest of their budding ecologists!
Sat 02 Mar
Maple Sapturday – From Sap to Syrup
Saturday, March 2, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the Humphrey Nature Center (6787 DENTON CORNERS ROAD CASTILE, NY 14427 turn right, follow signs for the Nature Center). Learn the process of maple sugaring, from sap to syrup. Morning walks at 10:00am (1 hour, 1 mile or less) discuss the history of maple sugaring, maple tree identification and wildlife of the sugar bush. To learn how present-day maple syrup is made, the sugar house will be open from 10:00am-12:30pm and even some samples! Theme: Wildlife of the Sugar Bush.
Sat 02 Mar
Project Feederwatch
Saturday, March 2, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
This community science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a community scientist at home.
Sun 03 Mar
Project Feederwatch
Sunday, March 3, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
This community science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a community scientist at home.
Sun 03 Mar
Gardeau Valley Trek
Sunday, March 3, 2024 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the Castile Entrance Gate (6787 DENTON CORNERS ROAD CASTILE, NY 14427). This 10 am hike is for those who wish the thrill of a more demanding nature walk over hill and dale and often in the remote reaches of Letchworth State Park. Bring a lunch and be prepared for the weather during the several hours outing. Breathe nature and history during a descent into the Jemison Homeland.
Mon 04 Mar
Knee High Naturalist Windy Days
Monday, March 4, 2024 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the Humphrey Nature Center (6787 DENTON CORNERS ROAD CASTILE, NY 14427 turn right, follow signs for the Nature Center). 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 is required by calling (585) 493-3680.
Registration: Required
Mon 04 Mar
Mini Naturalist – Windy Days
Monday, March 4, 2024 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the Humphrey Nature Center (6787 DENTON CORNERS ROAD CASTILE, NY 14427 turn right, follow signs for the Nature Center). The Mini-High Naturalists program is designed to allow children aged 2 (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 is required by calling (585) 493-3680.
Registration: Required
Wed 06 Mar
HOME ECOLOGIST – Making Maple Syrup Intermediate (boil, boil, boil)
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the Humphrey Nature Center (6787 DENTON CORNERS ROAD CASTILE, NY 14427 turn right, follow signs for the Nature Center). Home Ecologists is a series of programs designed for home school students. The different programs offered each month share a common theme. Since home schoolers learn at their own pace, each program is open to all ages. The program content level follows a tiered system, with the first program targeting introductory-level learning, the second program targeting middle-level learning, and the third program targeting higher-level learning. Parents and caregivers can choose any or all programs that may pique the interest of their budding ecologists!
Thu 07 Mar
St Helena Valley East
Thursday, March 7, 2024 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the junction of Oakland and River Roads. This 10 am hike is for those who wish the thrill of a more demanding nature walk over hill and dale and often in the remote reaches of Letchworth State Park. Bring a lunch and be prepared for the weather during the several hours outing. Hike a loop across several ravines on the eastern slope above the former village site.
Sat 09 Mar
Maple Sapturday – From Sap to Syrup
Saturday, March 9, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the Humphrey Nature Center (6787 DENTON CORNERS ROAD CASTILE, NY 14427 turn right, follow signs for the Nature Center). Learn the process of maple sugaring, from sap to syrup. Morning walks at 10:00am (1 hour, 1 mile or less) discuss the history of maple sugaring, maple tree identification and wildlife of the sugar bush. To learn how present-day maple syrup is made, the sugar house will be open from 10:00am-12:30pm and even some samples! Theme: Winter Tree ID.
Sat 09 Mar
Project Feederwatch
Saturday, March 9, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
This community science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a community scientist at home.
Sat 09 Mar
Search for Hidden Creatures
Saturday, March 9, 2024 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the Perry Entrance Gate (7957 SCHENCK ROAD PERRY, NY 14530). Explore the world of insect ecology and discover signs of insects at work. Find mysterious plant galls and study insect feeding behaviors.
Sun 10 Mar
Kisil Point Trek
Sunday, March 10, 2024 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the Castile Entrance Gate (6787 DENTON CORNERS ROAD CASTILE, NY 14427). This 10 am hike is for those who wish the thrill of a more demanding nature walk over hill and dale and often in the remote reaches of Letchworth State Park. Bring a lunch and be prepared for the weather during the several hours outing. Witness the junction of the Silver Lake Outlet and the Genesee River.
Sun 10 Mar
Project Feederwatch
Sunday, March 10, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
This community science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a community scientist at home.
Wed 13 Mar
St Helena Valley West Trek
Wednesday, March 13, 2024 10:00 AM - 02:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the Castile Entrance Gate (6787 DENTON CORNERS ROAD CASTILE, NY 14427). This 10 am hike is for those who wish the thrill of a more demanding nature walk over hill and dale and often in the remote reaches of Letchworth State Park. Bring a lunch and be prepared for the weather during the several hours outing. Hike a loop course over the varied terrain of the West Bank of the St. Helena Valley.
Thu 14 Mar
HOME ECOLOGIST – Making Maple Syrup Advanced (finishing maple products)
Thursday, March 14, 2024 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the Humphrey Nature Center (6787 DENTON CORNERS ROAD CASTILE, NY 14427 turn right, follow signs for the Nature Center). Home Ecologists is a series of programs designed for home school students. The different programs offered each month share a common theme. Since home schoolers learn at their own pace, each program is open to all ages. The program content level follows a tiered system, with the first program targeting introductory-level learning, the second program targeting middle-level learning, and the third program targeting higher-level learning. Parents and caregivers can choose any or all programs that may pique the interest of their budding ecologists!
Sat 16 Mar
NYS Maple Weekend
Saturday, March 16, 2024 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the Humphrey Nature Center (6787 DENTON CORNERS ROAD CASTILE, NY 14427 turn right, follow signs for the Nature Center). Fun for the whole family. Join us for a weekend full of maple activities! Continual demonstrations of three different maple sugaring techniques will be going on, including Haudenosaunee stone boiling, iron pot fire pit boiling and the use of a modern evaporator. Hourly walks led by park naturalists will highlight maple tree identification, how to tap a tree, cap collecting and more! Pancake breakfasts will be available for purchase thanks to the Friends of Letchworth State Park from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm each day.
Sat 16 Mar
Project Feederwatch
Saturday, March 16, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
This community science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a community scientist at home.
Sun 17 Mar
Project Feederwatch
Sunday, March 17, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
This community science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a community scientist at home.
Sun 17 Mar
NYS Maple Weekend
Sunday, March 17, 2024 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the Humphrey Nature Center (6787 DENTON CORNERS ROAD CASTILE, NY 14427 turn right, follow signs for the Nature Center). Fun for the whole family. Join us for a weekend full of maple activities! Continual demonstrations of three different maple sugaring techniques will be going on, including Haudenosaunee stone boiling, iron pot fire pit boiling and the use of a modern evaporator. Hourly walks led by park naturalists will highlight maple tree identification, how to tap a tree, cap collecting and more! Pancake breakfasts will be available for purchase thanks to the Friends of Letchworth State Park from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm each day.
Mon 18 Mar
Knee High Naturalist -- MMM-Maple Sugaring
Monday, March 18, 2024 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the Humphrey Nature Center (6787 DENTON CORNERS ROAD CASTILE, NY 14427 turn right, follow signs for the Nature Center). 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 is required by calling (585) 493-3680.
Registration: Required
Mon 18 Mar
Mini Naturalist – MMM-Maple Sugaring
Monday, March 18, 2024 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the Humphrey Nature Center (6787 DENTON CORNERS ROAD CASTILE, NY 14427 turn right, follow signs for the Nature Center). The Mini-High Naturalists program is designed to allow children aged 2 (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 is required by calling (585) 493-3680.
Registration: Required
Tue 19 Mar
Signs of Spring Walk
Tuesday, March 19, 2024 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at Mount Morris Entrance Gate (130 NORTH MAIN STREET MT. MORRIS, NY 14510). General nature walk will explore forest and field in search of vernal greetings.
Tue 19 Mar
Spring Equinox Walk
Tuesday, March 19, 2024 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at Archery Field Overlook (6787 DENTON CORNERS ROAD CASTILE, NY 14427 turn right). View the scenery of the Great Bend Gorge from along the Gorge Trail.
Sat 23 Mar
NYS Maple Weekend
Saturday, March 23, 2024 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the Humphrey Nature Center (6787 DENTON CORNERS ROAD CASTILE, NY 14427 turn right, follow signs for the Nature Center). Fun for the whole family. Join us for a weekend full of maple activities! Continual demonstrations of three different maple sugaring techniques will be going on, including Haudenosaunee stone boiling, iron pot fire pit boiling and the use of a modern evaporator. Hourly walks led by park naturalists will highlight maple tree identification, how to tap a tree, cap collecting and more! Pancake breakfasts will be available for purchase thanks to the Friends of Letchworth State Park from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm each day.
Sat 23 Mar
Project Feederwatch
Saturday, March 23, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
This community science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a community scientist at home.
Sun 24 Mar
Project Feederwatch
Sunday, March 24, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
This community science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a community scientist at home.
Sun 24 Mar
NYS Maple Weekend
Sunday, March 24, 2024 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at the Humphrey Nature Center (6787 DENTON CORNERS ROAD CASTILE, NY 14427 turn right, follow signs for the Nature Center). Fun for the whole family. Join us for a weekend full of maple activities! Continual demonstrations of three different maple sugaring techniques will be going on, including Haudenosaunee stone boiling, iron pot fire pit boiling and the use of a modern evaporator. Hourly walks led by park naturalists will highlight maple tree identification, how to tap a tree, cap collecting and more! Pancake breakfasts will be available for purchase thanks to the Friends of Letchworth State Park from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm each day.
Sun 24 Mar
Nearby Excursion to Durand Eastman Park
Sunday, March 24, 2024 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at Eastman Park at Pinetum Rd and Lakeshore Rd. Explore the plantings of this County Park where several of the early plantings have grown big enough to be the largest in the state. Bring a lunch.
Mon 25 Mar
Full Moon Waterfalls Walk
Monday, March 25, 2024 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Meet at Inspiration Point (6787 DENTON CORNERS ROAD CASTILE, NY 14427 turn right, follow signs for Inspiration Point). Visit the Middle and Upper Falls as they are rescued from winter's clutches by the melting shadows of the evening sky. Bring a flashlight.
Sat 30 Mar
Project Feederwatch
Saturday, March 30, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
This community science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a community scientist at home.
Sun 31 Mar
Project Feederwatch
Sunday, March 31, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
This community science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a community scientist at home.
Sat 06 Apr
Project Feederwatch
Saturday, April 6, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
This community science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a community scientist at home.
Sun 07 Apr
Project Feederwatch
Sunday, April 7, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
This community science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a community scientist at home.
Sat 13 Apr
Project Feederwatch
Saturday, April 13, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
This community science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a community scientist at home.
Sun 14 Apr
Project Feederwatch
Sunday, April 14, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
This community science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a community scientist at home.
Sat 20 Apr
Project Feederwatch
Saturday, April 20, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
This community science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a community scientist at home.
Sun 21 Apr
Project Feederwatch
Sunday, April 21, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
This community science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a community scientist at home.
Sat 27 Apr
Project Feederwatch
Saturday, April 27, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
This community science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a community scientist at home.
Sun 28 Apr
Project Feederwatch
Sunday, April 28, 2024 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
This community science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a community scientist at home.