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Saturday June 8, 2013
9:30 AM
Contact  Michael Todd (716) 851-7010

Tifft Nature Preserve Family Fishing Day Clinic
Tifft Nature Preserve - Buffalo, NY
Registration: Michael Todd (716) 851-7010

Several free fishing clinics will be held in Western New York throughout late May and June, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today. These family-friendly events offer free instruction on basic fish identification, aquatic ecology, fishing equipment and techniques to anglers of all ages.

DEC/Erie Federation Youth Fishing Clinic
Chestnut Ridge Park - Orchard Park, NY
Saturday, June 22, 2013
9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Registration: East Aurora Boys and Girls Club (716) 652-4180

10:00 AM
Contact  5Rivers@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Join us to learn all about sea turtles as we celebrate World Oceans Day. At certain times of the year, New York State is home to as many as five species of sea turtle, all of which are on the endangered species list. Come find out more about the lives of these amazing animals and the conservation challenges they face.

10:30 AM
Contact  rwnp@gw.dec.state.ny.us

In our last spring session, we put our vegetable plants in the garden. Now it is time to learn how to take care of them so they grow lots of vegetables for us. We will learn which insects are good or bad for our plants and create two insect homes. Participants are encouraged but not required to register for all three sessions (Part 2 on July 13; Part 3 on August 31). For children ages 6 to 8. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.

1:00 PM
Contact  5Rivers@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) is an award-winning interdisciplinary program that uses activity-based learning to instruct children on the importance, properties and effects of water in the world around us. This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to stimulating water-themed activities which support New York State learning standards. Participants will receive the new Project WET 2.0 Curriculum and Activity Guide. Please call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register by Wednesday, June 5.

LegendFive Rivers Recreation and Families Reinstein Woods

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* Special note for hunters: most hunting zones do not align with DEC's regional boundaries, so you won't find hunting seasons listed in the regional calendars. Use the statewide calendar instead.

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