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Outdoors calendar for June 22


• Niagara County Federation of Conservation Clubs, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Lockport, 7 p.m. Monday. Call 434-7176.

• WNY Chapter Trout Unlimited, Donovan American Legion Post, 3210 Genesee St., Cheektowaga, 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Call 684-9523.

• Chautauqua County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, Falconer Rod & Gun Club, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Call 640-2776.

• Erie County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, Glen Coe Conservation Club, 9869 Foote Road, Glenwood, 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Call 440-6995.


• Niagara Frontier 2014 Summer 3-D League, Wilson Conservation Club, 2934 Wilson Cambria Road, registrations 2:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Call Mike Hertel at 583-4145.

Shooting sports

• WNY Outdoor Pistol League, at Niagara County Club, 9 a.m.-noon June 29, walk-on shooters always welcome. Call Bob Guyder at 695-1725.

• Northeastern Primitive Rendezvous, Carlton Hill Multiple Use Area, Bank Road, Middlebury, July 11-18 with special events July 12 and 13. For details, check with Alabama Hunt Club members or go to northeasternprimitiverendezvous.com.

Certification classes

To view the Department of Environmental Conservation registration format for certification classes, go to register-ed.com/programs/new...york.

Combo archery/gun

• Middleport Rod & Gun Club, Freeman & Mountain Roads, 6 a.m.-noon June 28, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. July 19 and 20. For registration and study material information, call 735-3343 (evenings).

• Erie County Conservation Society, 13319 Miller Ave., Chaffee, 8-10 a.m. June 28 and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. July 26 and 27. For details and to pre-register, call 655-2328.


• Erie County Conservation Society, 13319 Miller Ave., Chaffee, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. June 29. Pre-register on line.


• Lockport Conservation Club, 4112 Lake Ave., 6-9:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Call Larry Koch at 778-9935 or Rich Evans at 433-4189 from 5-9 p.m.


• Elma Conservation Club, 600 Creek Road, 7-8 p.m. July 1 and 7 a.m.-3 p.m. July 26. Register online.


• Security Weapons & Training Institute, 659 Ridge Road, Lackawanna: “8-Hour Firearms Recertification at Eden,” 8:30 a.m. Tuesday; and “8-Hour Annual In-Service Class,” 9 a.m. Wednesday. Call 822-1043 or go to swatstore.com.

• Firearms Training of WNY Class: NYS Pistol Permit Class,” VFW Post No. 1419, Hamburg, 6-9 p.m. Wednesday. Call 903-2558 or go to info@ftwny.com. “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” 6 p.m. Tuesday; “8-Hour Pre-Assignment Class,” Thursday; and “8-Hour Annual In-Service Class,” 9 a.m. Saturday.

• Jim Carr Classes: Middleport Rod & Gun Club, 6 p.m. Tuesday, call 778-9431; “Utah-Arizona-Florida Multi-State Pistol Permit Class,” Niagara Gun Range, North Tonawanda, 9 a.m. July 12. Call 693-4000 or 778-9431 or email: jdcarrsc@verizon.net.


• Orvis Buffalo Fly Fishing 101 Classes, Eastern Hills Mall, Williamsville, free Saturday lessons on fly fishing gear and technique basics. A weekly event to July 5. For registration details, call 276-7200.


• Buffalo Audubon Society/Beaver Meadow Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java. Events: “Family Walk at Beaver Meadow-Guided Walk with Naturalists,” 2 p.m. June 29; and “Iroquois Observations Program: Purple Martin Nest Checks and Banding Observation,” Refuge Headquarters, 10 a.m.-noon June 30. Most events require registration. For details, call (585) 457-3228, ext. 10 or go to buffaloaudubon.org.

• Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Events: “Little Tykes Mini Nature Camp (for ages 3-5),” 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday; “Wellness Walk (all ages)”, 10 a.m.-noon Thursday; and “Trek Tifft,” 2-3:30 p.m. June 29. For all programs and registration details, call 825-6397, ext. 338.

• Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew, Programs: “Stroller Strut (for ages 3 and younger),” 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; “After School Escape (for students in K-grade 5),” 4:30 p.m. Thursday; “Secrets of Wild Flowers,” 6 p.m. Friday; and “Gardening Run (for ages 6 to 8),” 10:30 a.m. Saturday. For registration details and all programs, call 683-5959.

• Niagara Frontier Region of New York State Parks Program: “End of June Kayak Adventure,” Wilson Tuscarora State Park, 10 a.m.- noon and 2-4 p.m. Saturday. Call 285-0516.

• Foothills Trail Club Events: “Coast Guard Park Saunter,” 10 a.m. Tuesday, call 208-6319; “Stiglmeier Park,” 6:30 p.m. Tuesday,. Call 873-0913 or 439-0062; “Amherst Canalway Wednesday Night Mini-Hike,” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, call 832-1921; “Lehigh Memorial Trail and Farmers Market in Williamsville,” 10 a.m. Saturday, call 691-6750; and “Conservation Trail-West Valley,” 10 a.m. Saturday, call 316-4388.

• Buffalo Orienteering Club Event: “Three Orienteering Courses-Beginner to Advanced,” Hunter Creek Park South, East Aurora, registrations, 10:30-11:45 a.m., course starts, 11 a.m.-noon June 29. For more details, visit buffalo-orienteering.org.

• Hamburg Natural History Society Events: “Big Toys, Trucks and Bikes Event at the Penn Dixie Site,” 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 29. To pre-register, call 627-4560 or go to penndixie.org.

• Letchworth State Park Interpretive Programs: “Brooks and Brambles-Gibsonville Road to Perry Gate,” 10 a.m. Wednesday; “Crepuscular Walk-Summer’s Eve by the River,” 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; “12th Annual Photographer’s Dream Day (for details, call (585) 658-4790) 9 a.m. Saturday; and “Friends of Letchworth – Trail Workday,” 10 a.m. June 29. For all programs, call (585) 493-3625.

Send items 15 days in advance to Will Elliott, 9777 Bernd Road, Pavilion, N.Y., 14525 or email: odrswill@gmail.com.

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