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Outdoors Calendar (Aug. 4)


• Orleans County Chapter of SCOPE, VFW Post No. 4636, Albion, 7 p.m. Monday. Call (585) 589-6918.

• Erie County Conservation Society, 13319 Miller Ave., Chaffee, 7 p.m. Monday. Call (585) 457-3883.

• Genesee County Chapter of SCOPE, Calvary Baptist Church, Batavia, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Call (585) 589-6918.

• Wyoming/Genesee County Chapter of Pheasants Forever, Louie’s Lounge, Attica, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Call (585) 591-0339.

• Dorie Miller Rifle and Pistol Club, Frank E. Merriweather Jr. Library, 1324 Jefferson Ave., 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Call 771-0138 or visit

• Allied Sportsmen’s Club, 12846 Clinton St., Marilla, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Call 937-3615.

• Erie County Chapter of Bassmasters, Doc Sullivan’s Bar, 474 Abbott Road, 7 p.m., Wednesday. Email:

• WNY Emerald Ash Borer Taskforce Meeting, Erie County Emergency Service Training Center, 3359 Broadway, Cheektowaga, 9 a.m. Thursday, open to all interested parties. Call 652-5400, ext. 150.

• Lake Ontario Trout and Salmon Association, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 4487 Lake Ave., Lockport, 7 p.m. Thursday, Capt. Mark McGranahan will discuss “Lower River Fall Kings and Steelhead Fishing.” Call 636-0519.

• Wyoming County Chapter of SCOPE, Social Services Bldg., 5324 Doody St., Warsaw, 7 p.m. Thursday. Call 866-1398.


• Niagara Frontier 2016 3-D League, LaSalle Sportsmen’s Club, Niagara Falls, sign-ups 3:30-6 p.m. Tuesday. For details, call 583-2561.

Shooting sports

• Boston Valley Conservation Society 10-Week Fall Trap League, Zimmerman Road, Boston, starting Sunday Aug. 21, shooting 9 a.m.-noon, Sundays and 6-8 p.m. Thursdays. Teams, individuals and practice shooters all welcome. Call 335-4111.

Certification classes

To view the Department of Environmental Conservation registration format for class dates and nearest location, go to Area certification instructors registering students can post details with an email to:


• Doc’s Archery, 908 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda, 6 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 31 and Saturday Sept. 3. Students must pre-register and obtain homework materials at the shop through Sunday, Aug. 17. For details, call 693-2703.


• Security Weapons & Training Institute, 659 Ridge Road, Lackawanna, Class: “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” 10 a.m., Saturday. Call 822-1043 or go to

• Firearms Training of WNY Class: “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” VFW Post No. 2985, Hamburg, 6-9 p.m. Wednesday. Call 903-2558 or visit


• 34th Annual Cattaraugus County Trappers Association Annual Sportsmen Rendezvous, Little Valley Fairgrounds, 501 Erie St., Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Seminars on Friday and Saturday. Call 938-9146 or 557-2523.


• Tenth Annual DEC Region 9 Sportsman Education Association Awards Banquet, Holland Willows, 177 Savage Road, 4 p.m. Sept. 11, honoring instructors of firearm, bow, trapping, waterfowl and other state-certification classes. The program includes a live bird demonstration. For more details, call 655-2328.


• Buffalo Audubon Society/Beaver Meadow Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java Events: “BAS Exhibit at Wyoming County Fair, Saturday to Aug. 20; and “Family Walk at Beaver Meadow,” 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14. Most BAS events require registration. For details, call (585) 457-3228, ext. 10, or go to

• Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Event: “Bug Nets and Sunsets (for all ages),” 7:30-9 p.m. Friday. For all programs and registration details, call 825-6397 (ext. 338) or visit

• Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew, Programs: “Secrets of the Woods: Scratch and Sniff Walk,” 10 a.m. Saturday. For programs, call 683-5959 or visit

• NYS Parks Niagara Region Interpretive Program: “Devil’s Hole Evening Hike,” Devil’s Hole State Park, 5-7 p.m. Saturday, call 282-5154.

• Wild Spirit Education Program: “Stories in the Woods at Warsaw Village Park (for ages 8-13),” 10 a.m. Monday. To sign up, visit

• Hamburg Natural History Society Penn Dixie Program: “Mid-Summer Night’s Adventure,” 5-11 p.m. Saturday, collect fossils and view astronomical sights. For details, call 627-4560 or visit

• Letchworth State Park Interpretive Programs: “Fern Walk – Silver Lake Outlet Bridge,” 10 a.m. Thursday; and “Nature Walk – Trout Pond Trail,” 1 p.m., Sunday. For all programs, call (585) 493-3625.

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