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"Science, Technology and the Next Human Species" with Juan Enriquez

"Science, Technology and the Next Human Species" with Juan Enriquez

On Thursday, April 21, at 7 p.m., Nichols School will host a lecture from Juan Enriquez, a renowned genomics expert, recognized as one of the world's leading authorities on the economic and political impacts of life sciences. He recently co-moderated the TED2011 program with Bill Gates.

“Science, Technology and the Next Human Species”

Juan Enriquez, Managing Director, Excel Venture Management; Co-Founder, Synthetic Genomics Inc.; former Founding Director of the Harvard Business School Life Sciences Project; and a global best-selling author.
Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m.
Flickinger Performing Arts Center
Nichols School - 1250 Amherst St., Buffalo, NY 14216

There have been at least 25 prototype humans. We are but one more model, and there is no evidence evolution has stopped.

Creative Arts in the Outdoors: Photography

Creative Arts in the Outdoors: Photography
Fri. Apr 15 2011 6:00PM Enhance your connection to nature through this
creative activity. Join us for a short guided walk
followed by an opportunity to photograph natural
subjects. Registration required; call 683-5959. h/c access Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve 93 Honorine Dr., Depew 14043 www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html 716-683-5959

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.