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Video Highlights Land Conservancy’s Stella Niagara Preserve Efforts

Video Highlights Land Conservancy’s Stella Niagara Preserve Efforts

 

The Western New York Land Conservancy’s efforts to create the Stella Niagara Preserve on the Niagara River in Lewiston are featured in a new video produced by WGRZ-TV. The video is part of the “2 The Outdoors” series and originally aired on Dec. 15. 

The Western New York Land Conservancy is currently in the process of raising funds to purchase 29 acres of pristine land along the lower Niagara River, with the intent to make it a preserve that will be open to the public.

Nature Knowledge Trivia Night - Tifft FUNdraiser

Nature Knowledge Trivia Night - Tifft FUNdraiser

Nature Knowledge Trivia Night

Friday, November 22

7-9 PM

Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. Buffalo, NY  14203

Show off your NYS nature knowledge and compete for prizes while enjoying a rousing evening of delectable treats, drinks, and friends at this FUNdraiser for Tifft Nature Preserve! Non-Members: $30 for teams of four or $8 per person. Buffalo Museum of Science Members Save 10%. Pre-registration required. Please call 825-6397. www.sciencebuff.org/tifft-nature-preserve/

West Side Neighborhood Housing Services recognized as NeighborWorks Green Organization

West Side Neighborhood Housing Services recognized as NeighborWorks Green Organization

 

West Side Neighborhood Housing Services in Buffalo has been recognized as a NeighborWorks Green Organization for its comprehensive commitment to sustainable operations.  To achieve this designation, West Side NHS was required to demonstrate adherence to a set of green business practices across its operations and all of its program areas. 

This is the second consecutive year that NeighborWorks America has recognized member organizations for their efforts to create healthier, energy-efficient environments for homeowners, renters, community residents and employees. To date, 42 NeighborWorks organizations have achieved this designation.

West Side Neighborhood Housing Services, which preserves and revitalizes Buffalo neighborhoods by providing safe, affordable and sustainable housing opportunities, is committed to green practices, including:

Hunger Games at Tifft Nature Preserve

Hunger Games at Tifft Nature Preserve

Hunger Games Kids Wilderness Survival Workshop at Tifft Nature Preserve

Saturday, October 5, 2013 1:00-3:00pm

Can you survive in a post-apocalyptic world? Ditch technology for a day and hone your wilderness survival skills of finding food, water, shelter, and more during an introductory hands-on outdoor workshop for kids 8-18. Wear weather-appropriate outdoor apparel. Non-Members: $8. Buffalo Museum of Science Members Save 10%. Pre-registration required. Please call 825-6397. 

Western New York Land Conservancy Launches New Member Drive

Western New York Land Conservancy Launches New Member Drive

 

The Western New York Land Conservancy, a regional, not-for-profit land trust formed in 1991 to work with families, communities and farmers to permanently protect the region's most important forests, meadows and farms for future generations to enjoy, is holding a new member drive. 

 “By becoming a member, you will receive the Land Conservancy’s newsletter, invitations to special events and hikes at our preserves, and updates on conservation issues specific to our region,” said Executive Director Nancy Smith. “But most importantly, your membership will support our transformative land conservation work.”

Dragons and Damsels of the Deep at Tifft Nature Preserve

Dragons and Damsels of the Deep at Tifft Nature Preserve

Dragons & Damsels of the Deep

Saturday, September 7

2-3:30 PM

Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. Buffalo, NY  14203

Hear ye! Hear ye! Discover Tifft's noble dragonflies and damselflies within our watery realm and their majestic transformation into reigning jewels of our sky. A short presentation, craft, hands-on exploration, and a hike will take place.  Non-Members: $5. Buffalo Museum of Science Members Save 10%. Pre-registration required. Please call 825-6397. 

INSECTIVAL at Tifft Nature Preserve!

INSECTIVAL at Tifft Nature Preserve!

INSECTIVAL - Saturday, July 13th 10am-2pm at Tifft Nature Preserve. Join us for a bug-tastic time at Tifft Nature Preserve where families of all ages can join in a celebration of insects and their arthropod kin!  Activities will include sweeping for insects on the grassy mounds, aquatic insect investigation, edible insect tastings, buggy crafts that are sure to be a hit with the younger set, an insectigation station, and much more!  It will be an insect-errific day for everyone! Non-Members:$5. Buffalo Museum of Science Members Save 10%.