Nature

Nature Activities in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County

Nature Events

Yoga at Canticle Farm Market

Yoga at Canticle Farm
Wed, 09/20/2017 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Experience Yoga in the most calm, relaxing setting, surrounded by nature and freshly grown foods.  Experience Yoga at Canticle Farm!  There will an additional upcoming sessions of "Gentle Flow Yoga" by Lisa Yohon that cost just $8 per session!  Bring your mat or blanket, some water and get ready to have some peaceful fun!  

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Monarch Butterfly Restoration in WNY at Nannen Arboretum

Monarch Butterfly Restoration at Nannen Arboretum
Wed, 09/20/2017 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Through presentations, education, butterfly releases, and native plant distribution, Eastern Monarch Butterfly Farm is changing the way we view our landscaping. The Monarch Butterfly is a symbol of nature in America, a symbol of clean water, clean air and natural habitat. Pollinators are essential for helping to make the food we eat every day.

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4 Season Photo Contest and Cabin Open House at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Photo Contest Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 09/23/2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Pfeiffer Nature Center is pleased to announce our photography contest and show!  There are four categories for entries:  Autumn, Winter, Spring, and Summer!  This contest is open to all ages.

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Annual Walk in the Arboretum Event at Nannen Arboretum

Nannen Arboretum annual Walk
Sun, 09/24/2017 - 12:30pm - 3:30pm

The annual Walk in the Arboretum is scheduled for Sunday, September 24, 2017, 12:30 – 3:30. This is FREE!  Guided tours are provided covering various features throughout the arboretum: Crab Apple Collection, Confer Collection.

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Basic Nature Photography Workshop

Martin Studio Fall Photography Class
Wed, 09/27/2017 - 6:00pm - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 8:00am

Martin Studio of Olean will be holding a Basic Nature Photography Workshop over two days in September: Wednesday, September 27 | 6:00PM - 9:00PM and Saturday, September 30 | 8:00AM - 1:00PM 

Topics will include: knowing your camera, exposure techniques, depth of field, motion, composing for impact, and more.

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Allegany State Park Celebrates National Public Lands Day

Allegany State Park National Public Lands Day
Sat, 09/30/2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Join Allegany State Park as we celebrate National Public Lands Day with our 13th year of participation! National Public Lands Day is our nation’s largest one-day event designed to give people a chance to give back to the public lands they love by volunteering for a few hours on a variety of service projects that enhance both the park and the visitor experience.

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Pfeiffer Fall Festival!

Pfeiffer Nature Center's Fall Fest
Sat, 10/07/2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Delight in an afternoon of nature with your children or grandchildren at the Lillibridge preserve while engaging in many fun fall activities.  Enjoy cider and doughnuts, “train” rides, pumpkin decorating, arts and crafts, and trick or treating along the interpretive trail.  Costumes are encouraged to add to the fun! 

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The Beauty of Bats at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Cute Bat
Sat, 10/28/2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am

While it is a fact that bats rank very high on the list of most disliked species, it is also a fact that bats are greatly misunderstood.   Bats are not the creepy, scary and vicious animals they are sometimes made out to be.  Folks who love animals know that all animals deserve to be treated with kindness and bats are no exception. 

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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!!

View the visitor's guide online

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request that the Enchanted Mountains guide

be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Amish businesses are not open on Sundays

The Amish conduct business on Monday through Saturday. They do not conduct business on Sunday because that is their church services.

For more information on the Old Order Amish in New York please visit AmishTrail.com

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