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Adventure Series at Allegany State Park - American Kestrels in Your Back Yard

Cattaraugus County , Chautauqua-Allegheny | Nature , Outdoors

Adventure Series at Allegany State Park - American Kestrels in Your Back Yard

During the summer months we put our bird feeders away and lose our connection with birds. On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018, the Environmental Education Department will show a PowerPoint on the secret lives of the American Kestrel, nesting in one of our naturalist’s back yard. See what goes on inside a nest box as the nestlings grow and prepare to fledge the box. We will discuss how placing a nest box in your back yard can be a good introduction to summer birdwatching around your home.

This free event takes place at the Quaker Bathhouse on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 starting at 6:30 p.m. The Outdoor Adventure Series is a great way to learn about fun activities to do in Allegany State Park- Western New York’s Playground. Check our Facebook page for more Outdoor Adventure Series programs coming up in 2018. For more information please contact the Environmental Education/ Recreation Department at 716-354-9101 ext. 236 or [email protected]

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation oversees more than 250 parks, historic sites, recreational trails, golf courses, boat launches and more, which are visited by 71 million people annually. A recent study found that New York State Parks generates $5 billion in park and visitor spending, which supports nearly 54,000 jobs and over $2.8 billion in additional state GDP. For more information on any of these recreation areas, call 518-474-0456 or visit www.parks.ny.gov, connect with us on Facebook, or follow on Instagram and Twitter.

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Event Details

    May 9, 2018 - May 9, 2018
    06:30 PM - 07:30 PM