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Outdoors calendar for June 7

Meetings

• Orleans County Chapter of SCOPE, VFW Post No. 4635, 38 N. Platt St., Albion, 7 p.m., Monday. Call (585) 875-8148.

• Erie County Conservation Society, 13319 Miller Ave., Chaffee, 7 p.m., Monday. Call (585) 457-3883.

• Cattaraugus County Chapter of SCOPE, Franklinville Conservation Club, 3040 Bakerstand Road, 6:30 p.m., Monday. Call 968-2720 or 373-3322.

• Niagara County Chapter of SCOPE, Wilson Conservation Club, 2393 Wilson Cambria Road, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday. Call 791-4628 or (585) 783-5968.

• Genesee County Chapter of SCOPE, Cavalry Baptist Church, Batavia, 7 p.m., Tuesday. Jim Carr, firearms instructor, will discuss “Self-Defense and Use of Force.” Call (585) 356-4992.

• Wyoming/Genesee County Chapter of Pheasants Forever, Louie’s Lounge, Attica, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday. Call (585) 591-0339.

• Dorie Miller Rifle and Pistol Club, Frank E. Merriweather Jr. Library, 1324 Jefferson Ave., 5:30 p.m., Wednesday. Call 771-0138 or visit maxi7.com.

• Allied Sportsmen’s Club, 12846 Clinton St., Marilla, 7 p.m., Wednesday. Call 937-3416.

• Erie County Chapter of Bassmasters, Doc Sullivan’s, 474 Abbott Road, 7:30 pm., Wednesday. Email:fichtman98@aol.com.

• Lake Ontario Trout and Salmon Association, 4-H Cooperative Extension, 4487 Lake Ave., Lockport, 7 p.m., Thursday. Capt. Greg Wiacek will discuss “Golden Hill for Summertime Kings.” Call 636-0519.

• Wyoming County Chapter of SCOPE, Social Services Building, 5324 Doody Rd., Warsaw, 7 p.m., Thursday. Call 866-1398.

Archery

• Niagara Frontier 3-D League, LaSalle Sportsmen’s Club, Niagara Falls, sign-ups, 3-6 p.m., Tuesday. Call Mike Martin at 583-2561.

Shooting sports

• Boston Valley Conservation Society Doubles League, Zimmerman Road, begins June 18, six weeks, targets may be ATA registered, open and practice shooting available, 6-8 p.m., Thursdays. Call 649-4651.

Certification classes

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

Pistol

• 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.

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

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

Shows/seminars

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

Banquets/fundraisers

• Evans Rod & Gun Club Annual Gun Raffle, 864 Cain Road, 4 p.m., June 20. For details, check with Jerry Gorski at 549-7251.

Hiking/nature

• Buffalo Audubon Society/Beaver Meadow Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java Event: “Buckhorn Island Birding Walk with Naturalist Tom Kerr,” 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday. Most events require registration. For details, call (585) 457-3228 (ext. 10) or go to buffaloaudubon.org.

• Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Event: “Free Family Fishing Day Clinic,” 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday. For all programs and registration details, call 825-6397 (ext. 338).

• Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew, Program: “Poisonous Plants in your Own Back Yard,” 2 p.m., Saturday. For registration details and all programs, call 683-5959.

• New York State Parks Niagara Region Interpretive Programs: “Bike the Harbor,” Buffalo Harbor State Park,10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Saturday; and “Flag Day Adventure Walk,” Niagara Falls State Park, 10 a.m.-noon. To register, call 282-5154.

• Foothills Trail Club Event: “Walton Woods Saunter,” 10 a.m., Tuesday, call 633-5203.

• Paths, Peaks & Paddles Event: “Mommy and Me - Kayaking,” Ellicott Creek, Town of Tonawanda, 9 a.m., Saturday. Call 213-0350.

• Earth Spirit Spring 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.

• Hamburg Natural History Society Event: “Astronomy Night at Penn Dixie Site,” 7:30 p.m., Saturday. Call 626-4560 or visit penndixie.org.

• Letchworth State Park Interpretive Program: “Warbler Walk-Uncommon Species,” 7 a.m., Thursday. For all programs, 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.