April 3rd 6-8 pm Registration for Bow Hunting Course - NYS sportsman's Education Program Region 7 instructor Robert Holdridge. Must register in person April 3rd to continue classes of April 9 & 13
April 6th 10am Creative Critters made of paper, foil and wire (nature art) with artist Carol Cotten. For children in 2nd - 4th grades. Limit to 10 participants, nust register. Donations welcomed.
April 6th - 1:00 pm Swamp Snappers Camera Club Meeting
April 13th Curious George Swings into Spring at the GSC with WCNY-PBS!!!!!! must register through WCNY 4 environmental stations for children 4-8 years old. $1 suggested donation 11:00 & 1:00
April 20th at 1:00 pm Exercising Your Warbler Ears - With Professional bird watcher Cheri Sassman
For avid birders or adventurous beginners
April 23rd - 6:30pm: Swamp Bees-ness
The Bee Man Candle Company will present the importance of Honey Bees and native pollinators for swamp flora.
May 4th and 5th - Spring Migration Festival
10, am - 4 pm both days Annual Festival celebrating the return of migratory birds with acclaimed wildlife artists, crafters, childrens activities, live animals, guided bird walks, music, and more! Suggested donation $3/adult, $2/member, $1/child.
May 18th 9 am - 3:30 pm Project Learning Tree
For educators working with students pre-K 12th grade/ environmental education.PLT activities meet national, state & local learning standards. Free- sponsored by NYS DEC & NYS Education Department. The program is limited to 30 participants and one must pre-register (no fee)
More information about Project Learning Tree at http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1908.html
To register: http://www.greatswampconservancy.org/project_plt.html
June 1st - National Trails Day 11 am: Come help the GSC staff and volunteers clean up the wooded trail.
June 1st - 1 pm: Swamp Snappers Camera Club Meeting
June 8th - 11am: Humane education with Wanderers Rest
June 22nd - 10am: Paper Making with artist Carol Cotton. Learn how to make your own paper. Recommended for children between 3rd and 6th grade. Can be used in Nature Journal.
July 6th - 1 pm: Swamp Snappers Camera Club Meeting
July 12th and 13th 9am-4 pm: GSC Annual Community Garage Sale. Set up your own table for $5. Clean donated items needed. Drop off items in barn. No tires, TVs, computers, paints, chemicals or micro waves. Call to reserve a table (10 x10 area) by July 1st.
August 3rd - 1 pm: Swamp Snappers Camera Club Meeting
September 7th 1 pm: Swamp Snappers Camera Meeting
September 14th - 10-4 pm: Fall Migration Festival & Annual Chicken BBQ Crafters, vendors, kids activities, live animals, nature oriented. Suggested donation $3/adult, $2/member, $1/child
October 5th - 1pm: Swamp Snappers Camera Club Meeting
October 20th and 27th - 11 4 pm: Halloween Fun Days Non-scary, lots of Halloween fun for kids! Suggested donation $3 per child
November 2nd - 1 pm: Swamp Snappers Camera Club Meeting
December 7th - 1 pm: Swamp Snappers Camera Club Meeting
December 7th and 8th: Christmas- Tree Sale - Reserve a tree ahead of time.
More to come, keep posted!
For more info call 315-697-2950
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8375 North Main Street, Canastota, NY 13032
And Don't forget!!!!!
First Saturday of each month at 1 pm Swamp Snappers Camera Club
meets at the GSC Visitors Center
workshops, speakers, field trips, everyone is welcome
Events are constantly being added, so continue to monitor our website
and otherwise be sure to stay in touch!!
Want to Volunteer?
Call the GSC at (315) 697-2950, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or send a letter to:
Great Swamp Conservancy, Inc.
8375 North Main St
Canastota, NY 13032