Sept. 13 – Special DEC public meeting to discuss maintaining current salmon and trout stocking levels in Lake Ontario from 6:30-9 p.m. at Cornell Cooperative Extension Niagara, 4487 Lake Ave. (Route 78), Lockport.
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. DEC representatives will be attending to give updates.
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 6-8 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. 16 – 17th Annual Fall Festival at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Dr., Cheektowaga from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 683-5959 for more information.
Sept. 20 – Genesee County Ducks Unlimited Dinner at Terry Hills Banquet Facility, 5122 Clinton St., Batavia, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Call Mindy Kilby at 585-344-1262 for more information. Reservations by Sept. 16.
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.
Sept. 21 - 3-D Archery Shoot at West Falls Conservation Society, 55 Bridge St., West Falls started at 4 p.m. Contact person is Mike Cummings at 655-5030 if you have any questions.
Sept. 21 – Erie County Chapter of SCOPE will be holding its monthly meeting at the Harvey D. Morin Post, 965 Center Road, West Seneca starting at 7 p.m.
Sept. 23 – National Hunting and Fishing Day across the country. Check out www.nhfday.org for more information.
Sept. 23 – National Hunting and Fishing Day celebration at the Elma Conservation Club, 600 Creek Road, Elma, sponsored by the Erie County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs. Free to attend. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sept. 23 – Woodland Waterfalls Walk at Knox Farm State Park from 3- 5:30 p.m. Call 549-1050 to register.
Sept. 23 – Crepuscular Hike: Search for Nocturnal Creatures at Knox Farm State Park from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Flashlight is recommended. Call 549-1050 to register.
Sept. 23 - Wild Game Dinner, Grace Bible Church, 6023 Dutton Place, Newfane starting at 5:30 p.m. RSVP John Syracuse at 778-5064.
Sept. 23-24 – NYPA Wildlife Festival at the Visitors Center, Lewiston Road, Lewiston from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. Call 286-6661 for more information.
Sept. 24 – 3-D Archery Shoot at West Falls Conservation Society, 55 Bridge St., West Falls from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact person is Mike Cummings at 655-5030 if you have any questions.
Sept. 26 – WNY Chapter of Trout Unlimited with have its monthly meeting at the Donovan American Legion Post, 3210 Genesee St., Cheektowaga. Fly tying begins at 6 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 28 – 3-D Archery Shoot at West Falls Conservation Society, 55 Bridge St., West Falls started at 4 p.m. Contact person is Mike Cummings at 655-5030 if you have any questions.
Sept. 30 – Alabama Gunslingers Shoot at the Alabama Hunt Club, Lewiston Road, Alabama starting at 9 a.m. Call John Szumigala at 714-5514 for details.
Sept. 30 – Final day, lake trout season in Lake Ontario.
Oct. 1 – Monthly shooting and meeting, Alabama Hunt Club, Lewiston Road, Alabama starting at 11 a.m.
Oct. 1 – Opening day, Southern Zone Big Game Season. Visit www.dec.ny.gov for details.
Oct. 1 – Opening day for coyote and snow goose seasons.
Oct. 3 – NY State Pistol Permit Safety Class at Calvary Baptist Church, 3515 Galloway Road, Batavia hosted by the Genesee County Chapter of SCOPE starting at 6 p.m. Preregister with Jim Carr at 778-9431.