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Outdoors Calendar for May 31

Meetings

•Ten-X Shooting Club, 853 Ransom Road, Lancaster, 8 p.m., Monday. Call 316-6119.

• NYSDEC Lake Erie Work Group Meeting, Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd, 2-4:30 p.m., Tuesday. Discussion of the Great Lakes Action Agenda. To confirm your attendance, email: greatlakes@dec.ny.gov.

• NYSDEC Fourth Annual Angler Outreach Event, Woodlawn Beach State Park, 6:30-9 p.m., Tuesday. Lake Erie and upper Niagara River fishery topics. Call 366-0228.

• Niagara Musky Association, The Eldredge Club, 17 Broad St., City of Tonawanda, 7 p.m., Tuesday. Tips and tricks and a swap meet. Call 225-3816.

• New York Walleye Association, American Legion Post No. 1041, 533 Amherst St. Call 875-8148.

• WNY Chapter of Safari Club International, Michael’s Banquet Facility, Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday. Call 570-8275.

• Town of Newstead “Emerald Ash Borer are Killing our Trees” public information meeting, Newstead Fire Hall, 5691 Cummings Road, Akron, 7 p.m., Wednesday. Call 542-4573, 652-5400 (ext. 150), or 759-6428.

Archery

• Niagara Frontier 2015 3-D League, North Forest Rod & Gun Club, Lockport, sign-ups, 3-6 p.m., Tuesday. Call Charlie Burt at 417-2544.

Shooting sports

• Crosman All-American Field Target Championship, Rochester Brooks Gun Club, Rush, June 13-14. For registration details, visit crosman.com/connect/crosman-field-target-championship.

Certification classes

To view the Department of Environmental Conservation registration format for certification classes, go to dec.ny.gov/outdoor/7860.

Pistol

• Firearms Training of WNY Class: “NYS Pistol Permit Class”, Northtown Center, Amherst, 6-9 p.m., Tuesday. Call 903-2558 or visit info@ftwny.com.

• Security Weapons & Training Institute, 659 Ridge Road, Lackawanna, Classes: “NYS Pistol Permit Classes,” 6 p.m., Tuesday and 10 a.m., Saturday. Call 822-1043 or go to swatstore.com.

• Jim Carr Class: “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” Freeman’s Sport Shop, Akron, 6 p.m., June 9. For all classes, call 778-943 or visit carrpsc.com.

Boating

• Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 3-3 “ABS (About Boating Safely) Course,” St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church Hall, 1395 George Urban Blvd., Cheektowaga, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., June 6. Call 465-1327 or email: safeboatingwny@gmail.com.

Shows/seminars

• Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Alexander Fireman’s Recreation Hall, 10708 Route 98, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., June 21. Visit nfgshows.com. com.

Banquets/fundraisers

• Friends of Reinstein Woods’ “Buffalo’s Backyard Wilderness BBQ”, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew, 4-7 p.m., June 13. For reservations, visit reinsteinwoods.org.

Hiking/nature

• Buffalo Audubon Society/Beaver Meadow Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java Events: Iroquois Observations Programs: “Osprey Watch,” 1-3 p.m., Saturday and “Full Moon Walk,” 8-9:30 p.m., Saturday; and Evening Spring Birding Walk at Delaware Park,” 6-8:30 p.m., Tuesday. Most events require registration. For details, call (585) 457-3228 (ext. 10) or go to buffaloaudubon.org.

• Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Event: “Full Moon Rising Stroll (adults only),” 8-9:30 p.m., Tuesday. Call 825-6397 (ext. 338).

• Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew, Program: “Full ‘Strawberry Moon’ Walk,” 8:30 p.m., Tuesday. For details and all programs, call 683-5959.

• New York State Parks Niagara Region Interpretive Programs: “National Trails Day-Length of Gorge Hike,” Earl W. Brydges Artpark State Park, 9-4 p.m., Saturday; and “Fairy House Festival,” Artpark State Park, noon-4 p.m., June 7. To register, call 282-5154.

• Foothills Trail Club Event: “Reinstein Woods Saunter,” 10 a.m., Tuesday, call 439-0062.

• Paths, Peaks & Paddles Event: “Strawberry Full Moon Paddle,” Ellicott Creek, Town of Tonawanda, 6 p.m., Tuesday. Call 213-0350.

• Earth Spirit Spring 2015 Living Naturally Series Event: “Spring Ecology Hike – Amherst State Park,” 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Saturday. Call 941-6267 or visit programming@earthspiritedu.org.

• Bond Lake Park Raptor Rehabilitation Program, Sanborn, 12:30 p.m., June 7. Call 694-3488 or visit freewebs.com/bondlake.

• Hamburg Natural History Society Event: “Children’s Day at Penn Dixie,” 1-4 p.m., June 7. Call 626-4560 or visit penndixie.org.

• Letchworth State Park Interpretive Program: “Crepuscular Walk-Full Moon Beaver Walk,” 7:30 p.m., Tuesday. Call (585) 493-3625.

Send items 15 days in advance to Will Elliott, 9777 Bernd Road, Pavilion, N.Y., 14525 or email odrswill@gmail.com.