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Conference on Great Lakes Offshore Wind Energy Development

Conference on Great Lakes Offshore Wind Energy Development

FREE conference to provide fact-based information to public and community leaders

AMHERST, N.Y. - The Pace Energy and Climate Center, in collaboration with Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) and Alliance for Clean Energy New York (ACE NY), is hosting a free conference to provide accurate, fact-based information related to the development of Great Lakes wind energy in New York State. 

The event will be held at the Center for Tomorrow, UB North Campus, Tuesday, April 12, 9am – 2pm.

Trek Tifft Sunday at the Tifft Nature Preserve

Trek Tifft Sunday at the Tifft Nature Preserve

Join Friends of Tifft for a guided tour of the preserve. This drop-in program runs all year every 1st, 2nd, and 4th Sunday of the month.

 

Place: Tifft Nature Preserve Date/Time: 1st, 2nd, and 4th Sunday of the month beginning in March 2011
2-3:30pm Price:

FREE.  Suggested Donation: $2

Age: All Ages More Info: Call 825-6397 for more information.

Join the Amherst Garden Walk

Join the Amherst Garden Walk

           Are you proud of you landscape gardens? Do want to share your gardens and swap gardening tips with others? Join us by participating in our second annual Amherst Garden Walk held on Saturday, July 23, 2011 from 10AM to 4PM.

            We are looking for residents who wish to open their gardens to the public. Additionally, we are encouraging neighborhoods to participate in highlighting their gardens together as a community event.

Marching Into Spring at the Tifft Nature Preserve

Marching Into Spring at the Tifft Nature Preserve
Nature’s Circle

Read a story and have some fun during an outdoor circle time at Tifft. Silly songs, games and lots of fun help little ones comfortably engage in a natural setting. Let’s learn to enjoy nature together!

Date/Time:

10:30-11:15 AM
Monday, March 14: Marching Into Spring

Ages: Ages 2-3 Fees: Non-Members: $4 per child and adult
$2 additional children with same adult
Museum Members save 10%! Registration: Pre-registration required. Register online or call 896-5200, ext. 338

Woodpecker Walk This Saturday at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve

Woodpecker Walk This Saturday at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve

Woodpecker Walk
Saturday, March 12
2:00 PM
Take a guided tour of the trails as we look for signs of woodpeckers and learn about their role in the ecosystem. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.

Keep WNY Beautiful Wins National Award

Keep WNY Beautiful Wins National Award

 

Keep Western New York Beautiful (KWNYB) received a prestigious National Award from Keep America Beautiful for its Green-to-Clean demonstration project.  The project introduced urban gardeners to phytoremediation.

As Winter Storm Season Approaches, Be Ready for Emergency Situations

As Winter Storm Season Approaches, Be Ready for  Emergency Situations


Safety is Top Priority in All Emergencies; National Grid Follows Well-Tested Plans for Restoration

  

National Grid crews prepare for winter storms all year round by taking part in drills and familiarizing themselves with time-tested emergency restoration plans. As the season approaches, the company urges its customers to also prepare for possible storms and power outages,  as well as learning important safety tips in case of an unexpected event.