July 27 – Erie County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs will hold its monthly meeting at Niagara River Station, 355 E. River Road, Grand Island starting at 7 p.m.
July 27 – Kayaking with Tina at Beaver Island State Park from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Space is limited; sign up early. Call 282-5154 for information and registration. This is a beginner’s class.
July 29 – Memorial Trap Shoot and Chicken BBQ at Wood and Brook Sportsman’s Club, 13712 Genesee St., Crittenden. Shooting starts at 9 a.m. This will be a 100 bird shoot. Cost is $40 for shooters; $20 for non-shooters that include the BBQ and open bar. For more information call Brian Kilianski at 392-5370.
July 29 – Learn how to be a Citizen Scientist at Evangola State Park from 10 a.m. to noon. Preregister by calling 549-1050.
July 29-30 – Cabela’s Bowhunter Classic Weekend starting at 10 a.m. with game cameras. Also tree stand set-up and safety; gear for beginners and more. Located at 2003 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga.
July 30 – Final day and awards ceremony for the Lake Ontario Counties Trout and Salmon Derby. Fishing ends at 1 p.m. Awards ceremony starting at 4 p.m. with photos of winning fish (grand prize and top two places in each division). Captain Jack’s, Sodus Point. Call (888) REEL-2-IN for more information.
Aug. 1 – Fall trap team league begins at Allied Sportsman’s Club, 12846 Clinton St., Alden. The league will shoot Sundays 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Tuesday 6-9 p.m. Includes 300 singles, Wobble will also be available. New shooters & public is welcome. Call Joe Truty for info 867-1458.
August 1 – WNY Ducks Unlimited District 1 and 2 meeting at the Elma Conservation Club, 600 Creek Road, Elma from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. RSVP to District Chair Steve Cartwright or call 607-331-8695.
August 1 – Hunting licenses and Deer Management Unit permits become available online and at license-issuing agents.
August 2 – 2 the Outdoors Environmental Forum focusing on “The Science of Climate Change” to be held at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo, starting at 7:30 p.m. Call Terry Belke at 548-7659 for more information.
August 2 – 3-D Archery shoots every Wednesday through the end of September from 4 p.m. until dark at the Evans Rod and Gun Club, 864 Cain Road, Angola. For more info call 866-5072.
August 3 – Kayaking with Tina at Beaver Island State Park from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Call 282-5154 to register.
August 5 – Beginner’s class on kayaking at Beaver Island State Park with one hour sessions at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. A kayak, jacket and paddle will be provided. Call 282-5154 to register.
August 5-20 – Orleans County Rotary Derby kicks off. Over $10,000 in prizes. For more information call 585-589-9881, www.orleanscountyfishingderby.com.
August 5 – Gorge Hiking Series: Where the Falls Began at Artpark State Park, Lewiston from 10 a.m. to noon. Register by calling 282-5154.
August 5 – Nature and Art at Evangola State Park from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Take a hike along Lake Erie and then return to the Nature Center for an evening of nature and art activities for the whole family. Call 549-1050 to register.
August 6 – Monthly shoot and meeting, Alabama Hunt Club, Lewiston Road, Alabama starting at 11 a.m. For more information on the black powder shoot and the club contact John Szumigala at 714-5514.
August 4-6 – Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club’s 13th Annual walleye derby on Lake Erie. Top 3 fish each day. Teams can consist of 2 to 4 anglers. Entry fee is $100. For more information contact Zen Olow at 640-2776.
Aug. 6 – ATA shoot at Allied Sportsman’s Club 12846 Clinton St. Alden. Singles, Handicaps, Doubles. Registration 8 a.m., Shooting begins at 9 a.m. Call Joe Truty for info, 867-1458.
August 12 – Sixth Annual Clays for Heroes sporting clays shoot to benefit Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) at Rochester Brooks International, 962 Honeoye Falls #6 Road, Rush. One hundred-bird shoot – fun or registered targets. For more information contact Ashley Butcher at 698-5892.
August 12 – North Forest Ladies Shoot N’ Hoot at North Forest Rod and Gun Club, 6257 Old Niagara Road, Lockport, starting at 1 p.m. Registration by August 9. Call Colleen Gaskill at 628-9023 for details or to sign up.
August 12 – East Aurora Fish and Game Club will host a high-power rifle tournament starting at 10 a.m. for the first relay, 1 p.m. for the second. For more information contact Dave Romanczak at 652-8577. Rifles are service and match rifles combined.
August 12-13 – WNY Bassmasters will hold two one-day tournaments on Chautauqua Lake starting at 6 a.m. For more information contact Keith Pease at 818-7350.
August 13 – Alabama Hunt Club NRA Family Safety and Firearms Training Camp at Lewiston Road, Alabama, starting at 9 a.m. Call John Szumigala for more information at 714-5514.