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January 2017 | February 2017

January 2017

Five Rivers - New Year's Day Bird Count
Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, Delmar, NY
Sunday, January 1, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join bird experts from the Hudson Mohawk Bird Club and the Audubon Society of the Capital Region for our 35th annual New Year's Day survey. Seventy-one different species have been found at Five Rivers on Albany's "First Morning," and the composite checklist of this long-term study shows interesting range changes for many species. Binoculars are helpful but not necessary. Dress warmly. If severe weather is forecast, call the center at 518-475-0291 on Thursday, December 31 before 4:30 PM to confirm this event will still be held. For more information, call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291.

Reinstein Woods - Woods Walk - Winter Food for Wildlife
Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve and Environmental Education Center, Depew, NY
Saturday, January 21, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Join a guided nature walk through the woods to find out what the animals are eating at this time of year. No registration required. For directions to the center, please visit the Reinstein Woods web page.

Reinstein Woods: Birding 101 - Class #1
Saturday, January 21, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Join us for a bird identification adventure. This program will help you identify common birds and learn how to properly use binoculars. 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 - White-tail Winter Walk
Saturday, January 28, 2017, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Ever wonder how white-tailed deer survive in the winter and what they eat? We will discuss some facts about our resident deer and then take a walk on the trails in search of them. For adults and children ages 12 and older. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up. For directions to the center, please visit the Reinstein Woods web page.

February 2017

Reinstein Woods - Sap Seekers and Maple Munchers
Saturday February 25, 2017, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Search for signs of birds, squirrels and other animals that enjoy the sweet flavor of maple on this guided walk in the woods. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up. For directions to the center, please visit the Reinstein Woods web page.

Reinstein Woods: Birding 101 - Class #2
Saturday February 25, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Join us for a bird identification adventure. This class 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 to sign up. For directions to the center, please visit the Reinstein Woods web page.