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Wednesday June 8, 2022
 
2:00 PM
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Contact  Betsy Ukeritis
r678ed@dec.ny.gov
Location  Online / Virtual

Join Educator Betsy for an overview of different events taking place on Get Outdoors & Get Together Day, Saturday, June 11.

DEC and State Parks, in partnership with the OPWDD and Veterans' Services, are hosting free events across New York State to connect people to nature and provide increased access to the outdoors. The day's events are intended to bring people of all abilities, ages, identities and backgrounds together for fun, healthful activities as part of the Governor's initiative to broaden the diversity of users and ensure inclusivity of access to state public lands.

Find Get Outdoors & Get Together Day events happening near you >>


3:00 PM
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Contact  Betsy Ukeritis
r678ed@dec.ny.gov
Location  Online / Virtual

Join Educator Betsy for an overview of different events taking place on on Get Outdoors & Get Together Day, Saturday, June 11.

DEC and State Parks, in partnership with the OPWDD and Veterans' Services, are hosting free events across New York State to connect people to nature and provide increased access to the outdoors. The day's events are intended to bring people of all abilities, ages, identities and backgrounds together for fun, healthful activities as part of the Governor's initiative to broaden the diversity of users and ensure inclusivity of access to state public lands.

Find Get Outdoors & Get Together Day events happening near you >>


4:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  716-683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Together, kids and their caregivers can enjoy a fun hour-long outdoor activity. For children in grades K–5.

We welcome those who have any type of physical challenge to all our programs. If you call ahead to let us know your needs, we will be happy to learn how we can serve you.

PLEASE NOTE

  • Registration is required for ALL programs unless otherwise indicated; call 716-683-5959 to register. 
  • If you call outside of normal business hours, you will receive a call confirming your registration or waitlist status. PLEASE SPEAK CLEARLY when leaving your name and phone number as our system does not have caller ID. Unless you receive a callback, you are not registered. 
  • Registration is limited to two programs/month. If you want to sign up for additional programs, you will be added to the waitlist. No limit for virtual programs.
  • Social distancing and mask protocols are subject to change with current COVID guidelines.
  • If you or a family member feels ill, is waiting for COVID test results or have COVID symptoms, please stay at home.
  • In case of poor weather, programs may be cancelled.
  • We cannot accommodate organized youth/civic groups at these programs. Please call to make other arrangements.

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View all of our events in your region of the state:


*** Not sortable by event type ***

Region 1 (Long Island)    |   Region 2 (New York City)   |   Region 3 (Lower Hudson Valley)   |   Region 4 (Capital Region/Northern Catskills)   |   Region 5 (Eastern Adirondacks/Lake Champlain)   |   Region 6 (Western Adirondacks/Eastern Lake Ontario)   |   Region 7 (Central New York)   |   Region 8 (Western Finger Lakes)   |   Region 9 (Western New York)   |   All Regions Together


* 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.

This calendar provides a listing of all DEC-sponsored events that are open to the public. You can click on any event in the calendar to view additional details about the event. Note that the events at environmental education centers will only display in the region in which they are located, even though they serve residents from adjacent areas. We welcome people with disabilities to all of our programs. Please call the contact number ahead of time to let us know your specific needs and we will be happy to learn how we can best serve you.

We would appreciate receiving feedback from our users. Please let us know if you encounter any difficulties viewing or using this calendar by sending an email to the DEC webmaster.