Join us at the Nature Center this February for our Cabin Fever Reliever Hikes!!!
Each of these programs will last 60-75 minutes as we hike approximately 1 mile.
Programs are free for museum members. Non-member fee: $5.50/adults; $5/seniors; $4.50/youth (ages 4-16).
Winter Birds - Sunday, February 5, 2 p.m.
Find out which species of birds make western New York their home during the colder months. Take a naturalist-led adventure through the winter woods to search for local species including; chickadees, nuthatches and woodpeckers. A museum naturalist will also help you learn these common bird’s songs with help from a handy gadget called an Identiflyer. Will the elusive Pileated Woodpecker show it’s beak on our hike? No one knows for sure, but we hope so!
Animal Tracks & Tracking - Sunday, February 12, 2012
Discover which animals make their winter homes in and around the beautiful woodlot at Genesee Country Village & Museum during this one-mile walk to look for animal signs. A museum naturalist will teach you a few basic principles you can use to identify most of our local wildlife by the clues they leave behind: tracks, scat, scrapes, rubs and chews.
Winter Tree ID - Sunday, February 19, 2 p.m.
Bundle up for a journey into a magical world--- the winter woods at Genesee Country Village & Museum! Learn how to identify trees in winter on this one-mile walk by examining bark and branch formations. An experienced museum naturalist will also teach you how the "madcap horse" can help you learn your trees.
Winter Bird Tea Party! - Sunday, February 26, 2 p.m.
Discover which species of birds visit the museum bird feeders in winter. Learn about the best foods to provide for your feathered friends and unlock the mysteries of bird identification. Enjoy a cup of tea or cocoa while museum naturalists help you identify species from the warmth of the nature center lobby.
Complimentary Tea and Hot Chocolate served from 2-3 p.m.