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February 2019 | March 2019

February 2019

Reinstein Woods - Birding Snowshow Walk
Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve and Environmental Education Center, Depew, NY
Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Look for winter birds on a snowshoe walk and learn about the Great Backyard Bird Count. We will walk even if there is no snow. Snowshoe rental: $5/$2 for Friends members. Registration required; call 716-683-5959. For directions to the center, please visit the Reinstein Woods web page.

Reinstein Woods - Under the Ice
Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve and Environmental Education Center, Depew, NY
Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 10:30 AM
Come explore the winter world of our ponds. Children will participate in hands-on activities and games to discover how turtles, frogs, beavers, and more survive under the ice. For children in grades K through 5. Registration required; call 716-683-5959. For directions to the center, please visit the Reinstein Woods web page.

Reinstein Woods - Family Nature Quest: Snowshoe Walk
Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve and Environmental Education Center, Depew, NY
Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:30 AM
Join us for a morning snowshoe walk along the trails as we look for signs of wildlife. Snowshoe rental: $5/$2 for Friends members. Registration required; call 716-683-5959. For directions to the center, please visit the Reinstein Woods web page.

Five Rivers - Guided Walk: Winter Walk
Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, Delmar, NY
Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Join us for this short walk on some of Five Rivers' flat trails. Along the way we will look for birds that stay during the colder months and discuss some of their strategies for surviving winter. We will look for tracks and trails of other animals and find out who has been there and what they were doing. Bring binoculars if you have them. For directions to the center, please visit the Five Rivers web page.

Five Rivers - Fascinating Fishers
Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, Delmar, NY
Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 2:00 PM
These amazing members of the weasel family are secretive and rarely observed. Find out why they are becoming increasingly common in our local suburbs. Discover what these predators eat and how they live at this indoor presentation. If weather permits, we will head outdoors to discuss what habitat these animals live in and what signs they leave behind. For directions to the center, please visit the Five Rivers web page.

Reinstein Woods - Birding 101: Class #2
Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve and Environmental Education Center, Depew, NY
Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 2:30 PM
Join us for a bird identification adventure. This is a continuation of class #1 in January, but new participants are welcome. For adults and children ages 8 and older. Registration required; call 716-683-5959. For directions to the center, please visit the Reinstein Woods web page.

March 2019

Reinstein Woods - Owl Ecology
Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve and Environmental Education Center, Depew, NY
Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Search for signs of owls in the woods after an indoor introduction to these birds of prey. Registration required; call 716-683-5959. For directions to the center, please visit the Reinstein Woods web page.

Reinstein Woods - Who's Awake?
Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve and Environmental Education Center, Depew, NY
Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 10:00 AM
On this guided walk we will search for early risers and migrants in the preserve. Registration required; call 716-683-5959. For directions to the center, please visit the Reinstein Woods web page.

Reinstein Woods - Birding 101: Class #3
Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve and Environmental Education Center, Depew, NY
Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 2:30 PM
What bird am I? Come learn the general types of birds found in Reinstein Woods. For adults and children ages 8 and older. Registration required; call 716-683-5959. For directions to the center, please visit the Reinstein Woods web page.