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Outdoors Calendar (Aug. 30)

Aug. 31 – Deadline to sign up for Bowhunter Sighting Log. Email wildlife@dec.ny.gov and put BowLog in subject line. Include name, address and back tag number, as well as the county you hunt.

Sept. 1 – Deadline to submit an application to hold a sponsored pheasant hunt in New York State. Program requirements and applications can be found at http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/49071.html.

Sept. 1 – Opening of the Canada goose nuisance hunting season in upstate New York through Sept. 25.

Sept. 1 – Goat Island Adventure Walk from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Niagara Falls State Park. Call 282-5154 to register.

Sept. 1 – Early nuisance Canada goose season in Upstate NY through Sept. 25. Find regulations at www.dec.ny.gov.

Sept. 1 – Gray, black and fox squirrel season starts in Upstate New York. Daily limit is 6 squirrels per person per day.

Sept. 2 – Alabama Gunslingers Shoot at the Alabama Hunt Club starting at 9 a.m. Call John Szumigala for more information at 714-5514.

Sept. 4 – Final day, Lake Ontario Counties Trout and Salmon Derby, ending at 1 p.m. Top two places and grand prize must attend the awards ceremony in Sodus Point at Marlin’s Restaurant by 4 p.m.

Sept. 5 – NY Walleye Association general meeting at the George Washington Fishing and Camping Club, 2805 Niagara St., Tonawanda starting at 7:30 p.m. For more information contact Dayton Kane at 875-8872.

Sept. 5 – Niagara Musky Association monthly meeting at the Eldredge Club, 17 Broad St., Tonawanda, starting at 7 p.m.

Sept. 9 – WNY Kayak Anglers Bass on the Oak Tournament from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. $20 entry fee. Weigh in at the Black North Inn.

Sept. 9 – Women Conquering Outdoor Adventures Day at North Forest Rod & Gun Club in conjunction with the Ladies Shoot N’ Hoot Program from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Choose four workshops out of 13 possible sessions. RSVP by Sept. 1. Call Colleen Gaskill at 628-9023. Registration is $65.

Sept. 9 – Utah-Florida-Arizona Multi-State Pistol Permit Class starting at 9 a.m. with the Genesee Co. Chapter of SCOPE at Calvary Baptist Church, 3515 Galloway Road, Batavia. Preregister with Jim Carr at 778-9431.

Sept. 9 – High Power Rifle Tournament at East Aurora Fish and Game Club, Luther Road, East Aurora starting at 10 a.m. Call Dave Romanczak for more info at 652-8577.

Sept. 10 – Monthly shoot and meeting at the Alabama Hunt Club, Lewiston Road, Alabama starting at 11 a.m. Black powder shooting. Call John at 714-5514 for more information.

Sept. 10 – Bike the Buffalo Harbor at Buffalo Harbor State Park from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Call 282-5154 to register.  Bike helmet is required.

Sept. 10 – Western New York Environmental Federation meeting at Hoak’s Restaurant, S4100 Lakeshore Road, Hamburg, starting at 1 p.m.

Sept. 14 – Erie County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs monthly meeting at the Springville Field and Stream, 13915 White St, Springville. Board meeting is at 6:30 p.m. and regular meeting is at 7 p.m.

Sept. 14 – Lake Ontario Trout and Salmon Association monthly meeting at Cornell Cooperative Extension Niagara, 4487 Lake Ave., Lockport starting at 7 p.m. Focus will be on a season wrap-up with multiple captains. Open to the public.

Sept. 15 – Deadline to apply for waterfowl permit lottery for Oak Orchard and Tonawanda State WMAs for opening weekend of duck and goose season.

Sept. 16 – Early Black Bear season opens in the Northern Zone through Oct. 13.

Sept, 16 – Northern Zone bowhunting season for Black Bear opens through Oct. 20.

Sept. 16 – Youth Mentor Pheasant Hunt at the Three-F Club, 904 Swann Road, Youngstown for youth 12 to 18 years of age. Call Dale Shank at 791-3809 for more information.

Sept. 16 – Gorge Hiking Series: Upper Great Gorge at Niagara Falls State Park from 6 to 8 p.m. Call 282-5154 to register.

Sept. 16-17 – Fall public blackpowder shoot, Alabama Hunt Club starting at 8:30 a.m. each day. Call John Szumigala at 714-5514 for more information.

Sept. 21 – Southtowns Walleye Association monthly meeting at the SWA club house located at 5895 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg starting at 7:30 p.m. Call 649-8202 for more information.

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