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Saturday November 3, 2012
9:30 AM
Contact  Region 1 Education Division
education1@gw.dec.state.ny.us / 631-444-0347

This award-winning workshop offers lessons and activities intended to teach wildlife-based conservation and environmental education to teachers and community leaders.  The goal is to foster a sense of stewardship in students grades K-12, promoting responsible actions toward wildlife and related natural resources.  Participants receive a free curriculum guide upon completion.  (www.projectwild.org)

Location:  Long Island Children's Museum, Garden City, Nassau County

Registration required by October 27, 2012:  education1@gw.dec.state.ny.us or 631-444-0347

10:00 AM
Contact  rwnp@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Did you know many inventors, innovators, and architects were inspired by nature? Join us for a short indoor presentation, followed by a walk to find the plants and animals that influenced some of our greatest minds.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.

1:30 PM
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center

Experience the best of both worlds at Reinstein Woods. Explore and learn about our environmentally-friendly “green” building and take a tour of the trails in this guided program. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.

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2:00 PM
Contact  5Rivers@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Come out and learn all about trees. We will take a walk in search of the “grandmother trees” on the property, using simple tools to measure tree height and width. Learn a little identification and have some fun with hands-on activities. Appropriate for those 8 years or older. Parent(s) and child(ren) must accompany each other. This program is free of charge, but space is limited. Please call the center at 518-475-0291 to register by Wednesday, October 31.

5:00 PM
Contact  rwnp@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Knights of Columbus Hall, 2735 Union Road, Cheektowaga, NY

Enjoy a tasting of fine regional wines, cheeses and hors d'oeuvres and help support Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve. Western New York artisans will showcase their nature-themed artwork, which will be for sale.

Call 716-683-5959 for ticket information.

LegendFive Rivers Reinstein Woods Workshops

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