Nature

Nature Activities in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County

Nature Events

FREE Pruning Trees Lecture at Nannen Arboretum

Pruning Trees at Nannen Arboretum
Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Learn techniques for proper pruning of trees and shrubs, including hands-on demonstrations, from Joe Schueckler, Master Forest Owner, at a workshop sponsored by the Nannen Arboretum Society. The workshop will be presented indoors with demonstrations performed outdoors, weather permitting. An educational handout will be provided.

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Earth and Arbor Day Celebration at Allegany State Park

Earth and Arbor Day at Allegany State Park
Sat, 04/15/2017 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Come join the fun and celebrate 2 things we can’t live without - Mother Earth and Trees! Saturday, April 15, 2017 from 10am – 1pm at the Red House Administration Building Lobby. This is a FREE Event (Note: * see Sun Painting). The schedule:

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You Too Can Bonsai at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Bonsai Class at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Thu, 04/20/2017 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Growing trees in pots is called Bonsai.  The history of Bonsai stems from farming practices from long, long ago.  It is believed that the Art of Bonsai originated in China and was then spread to Japan through commerce where it was embraced by their culture and religions.  Under the influence of the Buddhists and Monks during the 10th and 12th centuries,

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2017 Taste of the Southtowns for Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary

some of the unusual birds at Gooseneck
Sun, 04/23/2017 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

GREAT FOOD for a great cause!  Taste of the Southtowns - Sunday April 23 from 11:30-5 P.M. - St. Aloysius Hall, 190 Franklin St., Springville.

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Celebrate Arbor Day at Nannen Arboretum

Arbor Day at Nannen Arboretum
Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for our 2017 Arbor Day celebration. We will plant a tree, hoist the Tree City USA flag, and hear an informative talk from a forester.  Refreshments will be served.  This is FREE. 

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Allegany State Park GeoBash XII

Allegany State Park Geobash XII
Fri, 05/19/2017 - 8:00pm - Sun, 05/21/2017 - 12:00pm

The 12th annual gathering of geocachers in beautiful Allegany State Park has been published! ASP Geobash XII will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 8AM to 8PM.

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Annual Raccoon Rally Cycling Festival Weekend 2017

Racers in the Raccoon Rally
Sat, 06/17/2017 - 9:00am - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 9:00pm

Allegany State Park plays host to one of the longest standing traditions in cycling in Western New York drawing competitors from several surrounding states. 

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Independence Day Celebration at Allegany State Park

On the Beach
Mon, 07/03/2017 - 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Grab your lawn chairs and head to the Allegany State Park Quaker Beach area to celebrate our nation’s independence! The fun starts at 4:00 p.m. on July 3rd with a chicken barbecue (until sold out) by the Coldspring Volunteer Fire Department. Also starting at 4:00 p.m. and running until 6:00 p.m.

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Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2017It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Over 150,000 visitors to Pumpkinville

Pumpkinville is host annually to over 150,000 visitors in a 6 week time frame.

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