Buffalo News Outdoors Calendar
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. 28 – Ridgewood Bible Church “Sportsman’s Night Out” featuring guest speaker Dr. Larry Moyer giving a special presentation “Grizzly Hunting in the Canadian Rockies.” Door open at 5 p.m. Ticket are $5 through the church located at 7073 Ridge Road. Call 434-5774 for tickets or more information.
Jan. 29 – Showshoeing at Buckhorn Island, Grand Island from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 549-1050 to register.
Jan. 29 – POSTPONED. NYS Ice Pro-Am Tournament Event at Chaumont Bay, Jefferson County (team only event). For more information check out www.nysiceproam.com.
Jan. 31 – Niagara County Fisheries Development Board Meeting at the Newfane Community Center, 27737 Main St., Newfane, starting at 7 p.m. Call Bob Cinelli at 860-9774 for more info
Jan. 31 – Western New York Trout Unlimited meeting at Donovan American Legion Post, 3210 Genesee St., Cheektowaga. Fly tying at 6 p.m.; meeting at 7:30 p.m. with guest Jen Maguder, Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy talking about the Chautauqua Creek Oxbow. Call 440-6995 for more info.
Feb. 1 – Deadline for submitting nominations to the New York State Outdoorsmen Hall of Fame. For information visit www.nysohof.org.
Feb. 4 – Niagara River Anglers Association’s Roger Tobey Memorial Steelhead contest. For more info go to www.niagarariveranglers.com or call 731-4780.
Feb. 4 – Snowshoeing adventure at Evangola State Park from 10 a.m. to noon (if there’s snow). Call 549-1050 to register.
Feb. 5 – Super Bowl Sporting Clays Shoot at North Forest Rod and Gun Club, 6257 Old Niagara Road, Lockport, starting at 9 a.m. Call 628-2211 for more info.
Feb. 5 – Alabama Hunt Club Monthly Black Powder Shoot and meeting starting at 11 a.m. Lewiston Road, Alabama.
Feb. 7 – Niagara Musky Assn. meeting at the Eldredge Club, 17 Broad St., Tonawanda starting at 7 p.m.
Feb. 10-12 – Coyote Hunt Contest sponsored by the Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs of Sullivan County. Call 845-482-4987 for more info or visit www.sportsmensfederation.com.
Feb. 11 – Winter Wonderland at Reinstein Woods, 93 Honorine Dr., Cheektowaga, from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Ice fishing demonstrations, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing will all be available. Wildlife rehabilitation talks will take place at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Registration is not required. Call 683-5959 for more info.
Feb. 11 – Birding on the River at Beaver Island State Park from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call 282-5154 to register
Feb. 11 – Knox Farm Winter Trek to investigate animal tracks, check out trees and discuss wildlife from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 549-1050 to register or find our more info.
Feb. 11 – Utah-Florida-Arizona multi-state pistol permit class at K&K Guns, 2720 Almeter Road, Varysburg starting at 8 a.m. Call 585-535-0248 to pre-register.
Feb. 18-19 – NY State Free Ice Fishing Weekend. No license needed. Visit www.dec.ny.gov for more info.
Feb. 18 – Winter Wonderland Ski Tour at Evangola State Park, 10 a.m. to noon. Cross country. Call 549-1050 to register or find more info.
Feb. 19 – Snowshoeing and Cocoa at the Darwin Martin House Historic Site from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. A trek in Delaware Park. Call 549-1050 to register or find out more info.
Feb. 19 – Deadline for comments on recommendations for 2017-18 Waterfowl Seasons through Task Forces in each of the five zones in the state. Comment online at http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/42364.html or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Read Scattershots on Jan. 26 for more info.
Feb. 21 – New York State Pistol Permit Class at the Genesee County chapter of SCOPE. Class will be held at Calvary Baptist Church, 3515 Galloway Road, Batavia starting at 6 p.m. Call Jim Carr at 778-9431 to pre-register.