The Buffalo News Outdoors Calendar
Jan. 7-8 – Niagara Frontier Gun Show at Hamburg Fairgrounds starting at 9 a.m. both days. Admission $7. For more information go to www.nfgshows.com. The Niagara County Pistol Permit office will be in attendance for any possible amendments for permit holders.
Jan. 7 – 5 Stand Winter League starts at the North Forest Rod and Gun Club, 6257 Old Niagara Road, Lockport. League runs for 10 weeks. For more information call 438-2009.
Jan. 7 – Knox Farms cross country skiing from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 549-1050 to register.
Jan. 7 – Deveaux Woods State Park, Niagara Falls will have snowshoeing from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 282-5154 to register.
Jan. 7 – Evans Rod & Gun Club Winter Trap League starts through April 15. Shooting will take place Tuesday (7-10 p.m.) and Saturday (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Trap fields will be open to all shooters. For more information call Ed Scheuer at 200-3334.
Jan. 7 – Buffalo Audubon will sponsor a Unity Island birding adventure from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Meet at the north end of the island. Pre-registration required. Binoculars are available. Call 585-457-3228.
Jan. 8 – Beaver Island State Park, Grand Island will have snowshoeing from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 549-1050 to register.
Jan. 8 – Start of the WNY 3-D Archery League Shoot at West Falls Conservation Club. Shoots will take place every Sunday at area clubs. For more information contact Ike Loretto at 803-9096.
Jan. 8 – Monthly shoot and meeting, Alabama Hunt Club, Lewiston Road, Alabama starting at 11 a.m. Black powder shoot.
Jan. 10 – Niagara County Chapter of SCOPE will hold its monthly meeting at the Wilson Conservation Club, 2934 Wilson Cambria Rd., Wilson starting at 7 p.m. For more information contact Ed Pettitt at 421-1967.
Jan. 14 – Outfitters Fair with new and used fishing and hunting equipment at Southtowns Walleye Club, 5895 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg. Free parking. Limited tables at $20 for vendors. Call 465-6100 for more information.
Jan. 14 – Evangola State Park cross country skiing from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 549-1050 to register.
Jan. 14 - Reservoir State Park, Niagara Falls will have snowshoeing from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 282-5154 to register.
Jan. 14 – The North Forest Ladies Shoot N’ Hoot of Lockport will visit Tactical Laser Tron Games. Meet at the club first at 6257 Old Niagara Road, Lockport by 1 p.m. You must pre-register by Jan. 10. Call Colleen Gaskill at 628-9023 for more info or to register.
Jan. 15 – Western New York Environmental Federation has rescheduled its meeting to Jan. 15, to be held at Hoak’s Restaurant, S4100 Lakeshore Road, Hamburg starting at 1 p.m. Regular agenda items include DEC reports for Region 9, NYS Conservation Council Reports and County Reports. For more info call Dan Tone at 655-0975.
Jan. 15 – Evangola State Park will have snowshoeing from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 549-1050 to register.
Jan. 15 -March 23 – Winter trap and archery leagues at Alden Rod & Gun Club, 12 County Line Road, Alden. Trap shooting every other Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will also be an indoor archery league. For more information call Tom Ess at 937-6612 for trap and Phil Williams for archery at 553-7445.
Jan. 17 – Three-F Club, 904 Swann Road, Lewiston will hold its monthly meeting starting at 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 19 – Erie County Chapter of SCOPE will hold its monthly meeting at The Chicken Coop, VFW Post 8113, 299 Lydecker Rd., West Seneca. Contact Carl at 656-0350 for more info.
Jan. 20-22 – Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoor Expo, Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls, NY. For more information check out the website at www.niagarafishingexpo.com.
Jan. 21 – Showshoeing at Knox Farm from 10 a.m. to noon. To register call 549-1050.
Jan. 23 – Niagara County Federation of Conservation Clubs monthly meet at the Town of Lockport offices located at the corner of Dysinger and Beattie roads, Lockport starting at 7 p.m. For more information call John at 433-1014.
Jan. 25 – DEC Summer Camp Registration Opens. Check out www.dec.ny.gov/education/29.html.
Jan. 26 – Erie County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs monthly meeting starting at 7 p.m. at the Elma Conservation Club, 600 Creek Road, Elma.
Jan. 28 – Snowshoeing at Whirlpool State Park, Niagara Falls from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 282-5154 to register.
Jan. 29 – Showshoeing at Buckhorn Island, Grand Island from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 549-1050 to register.
Feb. 1 – Deadline for submitting nominations to the New York State Outdoorsmen Hall of Fame. For information visit www.nysohof.org.