Education

Start the School Year Off Right

(Family Features) As kids head back to school, it’s important to provide them with the necessary resources to succeed. As a parent, you can take steps to put your kids on the path toward a successful school year. To help your children put the best foot forward, consider these suggestions from The Salvation Army, which operates hundreds of low-cost after-school programs for kids of all ages in low-... »

Escarpment Exploration

Escarpment Exploration

Join Naturalist Mark Carra for a hike into the Niagara Escarpment Preserve owned by the Western New York Land Conservancy. This beautiful preserve boasts 1000 feet of the Niagara Escarpment, 21 acres of mature hardwood forest and 10 acres of grassland. Come and explore the beauty. Pre-registration is required. Donations gratefully accepted. All Ages/Family Friendly. Call 585-457-3228 to register. »

Akron Falls Hike

Akron Falls Hike

Join Naturalist Mark Carra for a stroll down into the 284 acre park to the scenic 40 foot falls and search along Murder Creek for the flora and fauna that call it home. Meet at the Buell Drive (Route 93) Parkview Drive entrance. Pre-registration is required. Donations gratefully accepted. All Ages/Family Friendly. Call 585-457-3228 to register. »

Toddler Time: Cardinal Craze!

Toddler Time: Cardinal Craze!

Let’s take a walk and look for our red-feathered friends. Complete a super fun craft and end with a yummy snack! Dress for the weather. Ages 2-4. $3. Call 585-457-3228 to register. »

Birder Boot Camp: Intro to Birding

Birder Boot Camp: Intro to Birding

Join a monthly gathering throughout 2019 with Naturalist Tom Kerr and other guest speakers for a series that focuses on birding hot spots along the Niagara River Important Bird Area. Each session will concentrate on a different topic, with the first of the series focusing on how to use binoculars and a field guide, as well as how to set up your own eBird account to record your sightings. Pre-regis... »

Beaver Meadow Owl Prowl

Beaver Meadow Owl Prowl

Join Naturalist Tom Kerr as we continue to search for Owls after dark at Beaver Meadow. We’ll be calling for the Eastern Screech-owls and the Barred Owls that make their home in our 400 acre preserve. Meet at the Nature Center. Pre-registration is required. $7. Ages 8+. Call 585-457-3228 to register. »

Owens Falls Trek

Owens Falls Trek

Join Naturalist Mark Carra for an exploratory walk through the Western New York Land Conservancy’s Owen’s Falls Sanctuary. We’ll search for spring growth, salamanders and anything that happens by us. Pre-registration is required. Donations gratefully accepted. All Ages/Family Friendly. Call 585-457-3228 to register. »

North Tonawanda Owl Prowl

North Tonawanda Owl Prowl

Join Naturalis Tom Kerr for a nocturnal hike through the North Tonawanda Audubon Preserve! We’ll be looking and listening for the Eastern Screech-owls that make their home in this forested wetland. Waterproof footwear is strongly recommended. Meet at the corner of Raymond Ave. and Birch St. Pre-registration is required. $7. Ages 8+. Call 585-457-3228 to register. »

Reimagining Health, Education, Social Justice

‘Reimagining: Health ∙ Education ∙ Social Justice’ Community Forum on the Health Impacts of Exploitive Ticketing and Avoidable School Suspensions on African Americans Living in Buffalo Feb. 28, 2019, 4:30 PM – 8 PM, Buffalo Academy For Visual and Performing Arts The African American Health Disparities Task Force (AAHDTF) has announced “Reimagining: Health, Education, Social Justice…A Community For... »