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Sat 15 May
Honorable Harvest
Saturday, May 15, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges)
(716) 282-5154

Explore and experience local plant species through their origin stories and traditional uses. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.
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
Sat 22 May
Scenic Ride Along the Niagara Gorge
Saturday, May 22, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges)
(716) 282-5154

Join a leisurely bicycle ride and see some gorgeous views along the way! Experience the Lower Niagara Gorge Shoreline Trails. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.
Registration: Required
Fri 28 May
Fun Facts with Kelly: Wildflower Edition
Friday, May 28, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges)
(716) 282-5154

Spring is here and so are wildflowers! Hike the trail to see what flowers we can find and learn about what these natural beauties offer! For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.
Registration: Required
Sat 29 May
A Dose of Nature: Pet Friendly Walk
Saturday, May 29, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges)
(716) 282-5154

Escape the stress of life while reconnecting with nature. Join us on a walk with your furry friend. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.
Registration: Required
Sat 29 May
Bike the Buffalo Waterfront!
Saturday, May 29, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Buffalo Harbor State Park
(716) 549-1050

Starting at Buffalo Harbor State Park, we will explore our waterfront's historic and natural treasures including a rolling salute past Buffalo Naval Park! For information and registration call (716) 549-1050.
Registration: Required
Sat 05 Jun
National Trails Day-Length of the Gorge
Saturday, June 5, 2021 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Niagara Falls State Park
(716) 282-5154

Enjoy National Trails Day along the beautiful Niagara Gorge as we hike rim and gorge trails from the mouth of the gorge at Artpark to the American Falls! For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.
Registration: Required
Sat 05 Jun
World Environmental Day Beach Cleanup
Saturday, June 5, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Woodlawn Beach State Park
(716) 549-1050

Beat Plastic Pollution and help us clean Woodlawn Beach after a stormy winter during this annual event which promotes action for the protection of the environment! For information and registration call (716) 549-1050.
Registration: Required
Mon 07 Jun
Schoellkopf Power Station Trail & 65th Anniversary of the Schoellkopf Disaster
Monday, June 7, 2021 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Niagara Falls State Park
(716) 282-5154

Learn about the Schoellkopf Power Station on the anniversary of its demise. We will see first-hand what remains of this former complex. After, hike out along the trail or exit the gorge via the elevator. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.
Registration: Required
Sat 12 Jun
Spring Astronomy
Saturday, June 12, 2021 08:30 PM - 10:00 PM
DeVeaux Woods State Park
(716) 282-5154

Spend an evening exploring celestial objects and star patterns that can be observed in the springtime night sky. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.
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
Sat 19 Jun
Discovering Design in Nature
Saturday, June 19, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Darwin Martin House State Historic Site
(716) 549-1050

Who hasn't marveled at the design of a bird's nest? Join NYS Parks and the Martin House to learn about the different types of nests found in nature and how birds create these artful structures. We'll finish by building an Oriole feeder to take home. For information and registration call (716) 549-1050.
Registration: Required
Sun 20 Jun
Adventure Hike
Sunday, June 20, 2021 10:00 AM - 02:30 PM
Whirlpool State Park
(716) 282-5154

Hike down into the Niagara Gorge, lunch on the whirlpool flats, and explore the remnants of a stopover station from the Great Gorge Route Trolley. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.
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
Thu 24 Jun
A Walk Under the Strawberry Moon
Thursday, June 24, 2021 08:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Golden Hill State Park
(716) 282-5154

Join us for a walk at Golden Hill State Park, located along the shore of Lake Ontario. We will enjoy the sunset and welcome the Strawberry Moon! For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.
Registration: Required
Fri 25 Jun
GORGEous Sunsets
Friday, June 25, 2021 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Whirlpool State Park
(716) 282-5154

The Niagara Gorge and sunsets are beauties on their own, but together they are indescribable. Watch rays of light cascade along the gorge as the sun sets behind the escarpment. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.
Registration: Required
Sat 26 Jun
A Dose of Nature: Beach Walk
Saturday, June 26, 2021 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Beaver Island Nature Center
Escape the stress of life and improve your physical activity, energy levels, and mood while reconnecting with nature. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.
Registration: Required
Sat 26 Jun
A Dose of Nature: Beach Walk
Saturday, June 26, 2021 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Beaver Island State Park
Escape the stress of life and improve your physical activity, energy levels, and mood while reconnecting with nature. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.
Registration: Required