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Saturday August 3, 2019
 
9:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Many people are inspired by Five Rivers, including local artists. During July and August, members of the Bethlehem Art Association will exhibit some of their works related to the site in the visitor center.The exhibit is open during visitor center hours, Monday through Saturday, 9am to 4:30pm; closed Sundays and state holidays.

Meet the artists at a reception from 6:00-8:00 PM on Thursday, July 25.


10:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Guided Walk: SOUNDS OF SUMMER

Come meander your way through the trails at Five Rivers as we listen for and identify the sounds that surround us. This one-mile walk will include uneven and wet trails. Please wear appropriate footwear and bring water.

NOTE: Organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) are welcome, but are asked to call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register.


 
https://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

July 13 - Celebrate Invasive Species Awareness Week by exploring Reinstein Woods’ wetlands and helping to remove a pesky plant called Phragmites that has invaded them. Registration required; call 716-683-5959.

August 3 - Volunteer to help keep Reinstein Woods’ trails healthy and clean! We’ll remove invasive plants, pick up trash, and do whatever else is needed. Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


11:00 AM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

July 6, The Secret Life of Trees - Join a guided nature walk to meet our local trees. No registration required.

August 3, Nature Guide's Choice - Join a guided nature walk through the woods. No registration required.


2:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Citizen Science: DRAGONS AND DAMSELS OF FIVE RIVERS
Come learn about our common dragonflies and damselflies before heading out on the trail to survey. During this walk to tally the resident “dragons” and “damsels” on the property, we will identify some of the populations and watch their interactions. Be Aware: Watching dragonflies and damselflies involves sitting quietly and observing.

Space is limited. Please call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 by Wednesday, July 31 to register.

NOTE: Organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) are welcome, but are asked to call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register.


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