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Thu 02 Dec
Thursday Tromp with Park Naturalist, Douglas Bassett
Thursday, December 2, 2021 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

All ages and abilities are welcome. Each program will be different based on the interests expressed by the participants. Bring a lunch, your curiosity of nature and show and tell items. Humphrey Nature Center. (2-3 hours, nearby)

Pre-registration is recommended for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines.

Fri 03 Dec
Home Ecologist – Predators & Prey
Friday, December 3, 2021 10:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

Humphrey Nature Center. Families with children ages 6-12. (1½ hours, 1 mile)

Home Ecologist is a program geared towards home school families with children primarily ages 6-12 (except as noted). Each month will focus on a different theme. Programs are free of charge, and pre-registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program. You may register for upcoming programs by calling (585) 493-3682.

Fri 03 Dec
Home Ecologist – Predators & Prey
Friday, December 3, 2021 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

Humphrey Nature Center. Families with children ages 12+. (1½ hours, 1 mile)

Home Ecologist is a program geared toward home school families with children primarily 6-12 (except as noted). Each month will focus on a different theme. Programs are free of charge, and pre-registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program. You may register for upcoming programs by calling (585) 493-3682.

Sat 04 Dec
Project Feederwatch
Saturday, December 4, 2021 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

Meet at Humphry Nature Center. (10a-5p, on site)

(November 13 - April 30) This citizen science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced bird watchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a citizen scientist at home. Count days are every Saturday and Sunday until April 30th.

Sat 04 Dec
Saturday Nature Outings – Pine Tree Walk
Saturday, December 4, 2021 01:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

Humphrey Nature Center. (1 hour, ½ mile)

Pre-registration is recommended for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines.

Sun 05 Dec
Project Feederwatch
Sunday, December 5, 2021 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

Meet at Humphrey Nature Center. (10a-5p, on site)

(November 13 - April 30) This citizen science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced bird watchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a citizen scientist at home. Count days are every Saturday and Sunday until April 30th.

Mon 06 Dec
Knee-High Naturalist Program
Monday, December 6, 2021 10:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3680

Humphrey Nature Center. (1 hour, on site)

The Knee-High Naturalists program is designed to allow children ages 3 - 6 (must be accompanied by an adult) to explore the natural world. Themes change with each program, and activities may include storybook reading, crafts, or a short nature walk. Registration is required by calling (585) 493-3680.

Tue 07 Dec
Home Ecologist – Predators & Prey
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 10:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

Humphrey Nature Center. Families with children ages 6-12. (1½ hours, 1 mile)

Home Ecologist is a program geared towards home school families with children primarily ages 6-12 (except as noted). Each month will focus on a different theme. Programs are free of charge, and pre-registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program. You may register for upcoming programs by calling (585) 493-3682.

Tue 07 Dec
Home Ecologist – Predators & Prey
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

Humphrey Nature Center. Families with children ages 6-12. (1½ hours, 1 mile)

Home Ecologist is a program geared towards home school families with children primarily ages 6 – 12 (except as noted). Each month will focus on a different theme. Programs are free of charge, and pre-registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program. You may register for upcoming programs by calling (585) 493-3682.

Wed 08 Dec
Old Growth Forest Visit – Cabin Bank Woods (Pignut 150’+)
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

Meet at Visitor Center. Steep terrain. Bring a lunch. Will caravan. (3-4 hours, 1-2 miles)

Pre-registration is recommended for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines.

Thu 09 Dec
Thursday Tromp with Park Naturalist, Douglas Bassett
Thursday, December 9, 2021 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

All ages and abilities are welcome. Each program will be different based on the interests expressed by the participants. Bring a lunch, your curiosity of nature and show and tell items. Humphrey Nature Center. (2-3 hours, on site, or nearby)

Pre-registration is recommended for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines.

Sat 11 Dec
Project Feederwatch
Saturday, December 11, 2021 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

Meet at Humphrey Nature Center. (10a-5p, on site)

(November 13 - April 30) This citizen science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced bird watchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a citizen scientist at home. Count days are every Saturday and Sunday until April 30th.

Sat 11 Dec
Saturday Nature Outings – Pine Tree Walk
Saturday, December 11, 2021 01:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

Humphrey Nature Center. (1 hour, ½ mile)

Pre-registration is recommended for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines.

Sun 12 Dec
Project Feederwatch
Sunday, December 12, 2021 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

Meet at Humphrey Nature Center. (10a-5p, on site)

(November 13 - April 30) This citizen science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced bird watchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a citizen scientist at home. Count days are every Saturday and Sunday until April 30th.

Wed 15 Dec
Old Growth Forest Visit – Strivings Woods (forest ash 46”x136’)
Wednesday, December 15, 2021 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

Meet at Castile Entrance Gate. Bring a lunch. (3-4 hours, 1-2 miles)

Pre-registration is recommended for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines.

Thu 16 Dec
Home Ecologist – Predators & Prey
Thursday, December 16, 2021 10:30 AM
Letchworth State Park

Humphrey Nature Center. Families with children ages 12+ . (1½ hours, 1 mile)

Home Ecologist is a program geared towards home school families with children primarily ages 6 – 12 (except as noted). Each month will focus on a different theme. Programs are free of charge, and pre-registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program. You may register for upcoming programs by calling (585) 493-3682.

Thu 16 Dec
Home Ecologist – Predators & Prey
Thursday, December 16, 2021 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

Humphrey Nature Center. Families with children ages 6-12. (1½ hours, 1 mile)

Home Ecologist is a program geared towards home school families with children primarily ages 6-12 (except as noted). Each month will focus on a different theme. Programs are free of charge, and pre-registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire program. You may register for upcoming programs by calling (585) 493-3682.

Thu 16 Dec
Crepuscular Walk – Approaching Full Moon Over the Pond
Thursday, December 16, 2021 03:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

Meet at Trailside Lodge. Bring a flashlight and picnic supper. (2-3 hours, 1 mile)

Pre-registration is recommended for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines.

Sat 18 Dec
47th Annual Letchworth-Silver Lake Christmas Bird Count
Saturday, December 18, 2021
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3625

Interested persons should contact Douglas Bassett at 585-493-3625 prior to December 18 for territory assignment.
Sat 18 Dec
Project Feederwatch
Saturday, December 18, 2021 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

Meet at Humphrey Nature Center. (10a-5p, on site)

(November 13 - April 30) This citizen science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced bird watchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a citizen scientist at home. Count days are every Saturday and Sunday until April 30th.

Sun 19 Dec
Project Feederwatch
Sunday, December 19, 2021 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

Meet at Humphrey Nature Center. (10a-5p, on site)

(November 13 - April 30) This citizen science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced bird watchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a citizen scientist at home. Count days are every Saturday and Sunday until April 30th.

Mon 20 Dec
Knee-High Naturalist Program
Monday, December 20, 2021 10:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

Humphrey Nature Center. (1 hour, on site)

The Knee-High Naturalists program is designed to allow children ages 3 - 6 (must be accompanied by an adult) to explore the natural world. Themes change with each program, and activities may include storybook reading, crafts, or a short nature walk. Registration is required by calling (585) 493-3680.

Tue 21 Dec
Crepuscular Walk – Solstice Sunset
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 03:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

Meet at River Road junction on Route 408 out of Mt. Morris toward Nunda. Bring a flashlight and a picnic supper. (3 hrs, 2 miles)

Pre-registration is recommended for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines.

Thu 23 Dec
Thursday Tromp with Park Naturalist, Douglas Bassett
Thursday, December 23, 2021 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

All ages and abilities are welcome. Each program will be different based on the interests expressed by the participants. Bring a lunch, your curiosity of nature and show and tell items. HNC. (2-3 hours, on site, or nearby)

Pre-registration is recommended for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines.

Sun 26 Dec
Project Feederwatch
Sunday, December 26, 2021 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

Meet at HNC. (10a-5p, on site)

(November 13 - April 30) This citizen science project, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is easy to do for experienced bird watchers and beginners alike! Learn about the lives and habits of our common feeder birds and find out how you can become a citizen scientist at home. Count days are every Saturday and Sunday until April 30th.

Thu 30 Dec
Thursday Tromp with Park Naturalist, Douglas Bassett
Thursday, December 30, 2021 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3682

All ages and abilities are welcome. Each program will be different based on the interests expressed by the participants. Bring a lunch, your curiosity of nature and show and tell items. Humphrey Nature Center. (2-3 hours, on site, or nearby)

Pre-registration is recommended for each program by contacting the Humphrey Nature Center, 585-493-3682. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all programs will follow social distancing and face covering guidelines.

Sat 01 Jan
First Day Hike
Saturday, January 1, 2022
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3680

Agents of Discovery Mission – Start this self-guided adventure at the Humphrey Nature Center and use your smartphone to explore the hidden secrets of human and natural history in the heart of Letchworth State Park. Either download the FREE Agents of Discovery app and Letchworth First Day Hike Mission ahead of time or use the wifi available at the Humphrey Nature Center to download before starting your adventure.
Sat 01 Jan
First Day Hike
Saturday, January 1, 2022 07:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3680

First Sunrise Hike – Witness the first sunrise of 2022 over the breathtaking gorge of Letchworth State Park. This easy hike on mostly level ground offers wonderful views and great photo opportunities. 1 ½ hours, 1 mile. Meet at South End – Humphrey Nature Center.

Sat 01 Jan
First Day Hike
Saturday, January 1, 2022 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3680

First Day Hike to Hogsback Overlook – Enjoy a guided hike along the Highbanks Trail with great views of the Genesee River. The Hogsback Overlook provides great views of a unique geological feature of the gorge within Letchworth State Park. 1 ½ hours, 1 ½ miles. Meet at North End – South Highbanks Shelter.

Sat 01 Jan
First Day Hike
Saturday, January 1, 2022 10:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3680

First Day Hike on the ANT – The Autism Nature Trail (ANT) at Letchworth State Park, which first opened in October 2021, is a first of its kind inclusive trail that highlights the interests and abilities of all users. 1 ½ hours, 1 mile. Meet at South End – Humphrey Nature Center.

Sat 01 Jan
First Day Hike
Saturday, January 1, 2022 01:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3680

First Day Waterfalls Hike – Join us for a hike to Inspiration Point, the Glen Iris Fountain and Middle Falls. This more moderate hike offers incredible views and explores exotic trees, as well as state and national champion trees. 2 hours, 2 miles. Meet at South End – Humphrey Nature Center.
Sat 01 Jan
First Day Hike
Saturday, January 1, 2022 01:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3680

First Day Hike to Mt. Morris Dam – Join Park Ranger Tom Wenzel from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for a guided hike with wonderful gorge views and interesting perspectives of the Mt. Morris Dam. Learn all about the Dam's functions and its importance to communities between Letchworth State Park and the City of Rochester. 1 ½ hours. 2 miles.  Meet at North End – South Highbanks Shelter.