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October 2017 | November 2017

October 2017

Five Rivers - Nightlife
Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, Delmar, NY
Friday, October 6, 2017 at 6:30 PM
This program will explore the nighttime world through the ears and eyes of the animals that dwell in this mysterious realm. Join us on this mile-long walk as we learn about nocturnal animals through games, stories and our own nocturnal senses. This program is suitable for ages six years and up. For directions to the center, please visit the Five Rivers web page.

Five Rivers - HMBC Guided Program: Fall Migration
Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, Delmar, NY
Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Explore Five Rivers' trails with members of the Hudson-Mohawk Bird Club and watch for some of the many avian species found here this season. Details for this guided walk are at Hudson Mohawk Bird Club website (link leaves DEC website) For directions to the center, please visit the Five Rivers web page.

Reinstein Woods - Birding 101: Class #10
Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve and Environmental Education Center, Depew, NY
Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 2:30 PM
Learn which birds will be in the area for the winter season. For adults and children ages 8 and older. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up. For directions to the center, please visit the Reinstein Woods web page.

Reinstein Woods - Aliens!
Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve and Environmental Education Center, Depew, NY
Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 2:00 PM
Are there visitors from outer space in Reinstein Woods? No, just plants and animals introduced from other parts of the world. Join a guided tour to meet some of these alien invaders. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up. For directions to the center, please visit the Reinstein Woods web page.

November 2017

Five Rivers - Watchable Wildlife: White -Tailed Deer
Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, Delmar, NY
Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 2:00 PM
The white-tailed deer is popular with wildlife watchers, nature photographers, and hunters. We will walk the trails looking for signs of deer and hopefully have the opportunity to watch some. Along the way we will discuss the natural history of the deer as well as how DEC manages deer populations for all of us to enjoy. For directions to the center, please visit the Five Rivers web page.

Five Rivers - Watchable Wildlife: Wild Turkeys
Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, Delmar, NY
Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 10:00 AM
The wild turkey was absent from New York State for about 100 years. During this indoor presentation, come and learn about these remarkable animals and their amazing comeback. Then join us for an outdoor walk to learn more about the part that Five Rivers played in the recovery of this species. For directions to the center, please visit the Five Rivers web page.

Reinstein Woods - Family Nature Quest: Turkeys
Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve and Environmental Education Center, Depew, NY
Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 2:30 PM
Discover the secret world of turkeys as we search for wild birds and make turkey calls. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up. For directions to the center, please visit the Reinstein Woods web page.