Upcoming Programs and Events

Fall 2022 & Winter 2023 Public Programs!

Outdoor programs continue with mask and social distancing protocols until further notice. We recognize that COVID-19 continues to impact our communities. We encourage everyone to put safety first and mask wearing will be mandatory for all programs unless stated otherwise by leader(s). We reserve the right to ask you to leave the program should you not have/wear a mask.

Please check our website, Facebook, or Instagram for updates on environmental education programs. Public programs are provided free of charge by volunteer naturalists and educators.

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New England aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae) - Photo by A. Johnson

All programs take place at Indian Creek Nature Center, meeting at the main entrance parking area off County Route 14 unless otherwise noted. Please RSVP for programs by contacting us with your name and group size.

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Annual Bird Seed Sale
Order by Date: Friday, October 7
Pickup Date:
Saturday, October 22, 9:00am-12:00pm

2022 Order Form

The birdseed sale is one of the fundraisers for the ICNC and we need your financial support! Your purchases are, in part, a contribution toward maintenance and overhead at ICNC.

Asters, Goldenrods, and other Fall Flowering Plants
Date: Saturday, September 24, 9:00am–11:30am

Join us for a fall wildflower walk on the trails at the center. We’ll stroll along the edges of the ponds and marsh to look at and identify late flowering plants.

Leader: Anne Johnson

Autumn Night Sky
Date: Saturday, October 1, 7:30pm-9:00pm
Rain/Cloud Date: Sunday, October 2, 7:30pm

Join Jeff Miller for an evening of star gazing. Tour the sky using a telescope, binoculars, and the unaided eye. Explore the mythology behind some of the constellations, view star clusters, and planets. This program has a rain/cloud date. Mask use is required.

Leader: Jeff Miller

Fall Workday
Date: Saturday, October 8, 8:30am-12:00pm

Join Board members for a workday to help clean- up the Nature Center from those strong summer storms and be ready for the winter. Tools will be supplied or bring your own. There is always plenty of work for all!

Leader: Roger Hutchinson

Fall Bird Walk
Date: Saturday, October 15, 8:00am-10:00am
Rain Date: Sunday, October 16, 8:00am-10:00am

Join us for some fall birding on the Indian Creek Nature Center trails! This bird walk will be led by Susan Wilson. Extra binoculars will be provided, if needed. Please RSVP for this event.

Leader: Susan Wilson

Annual Bird Seed Sale Pickup
Date: Saturday, October 22, 9:00am-12:00pm

Mark your calendars for the bird seed pickup!

Leader: Davis Rogers

Autumn Nature Walk
Date: Saturday, October 22, 10:30am-1:00pm

This will be nothing too formal, but just a chance to get out to the Center and see how nature prepares for the coming winter. We will look at plants, ponds, fungi, and anything else we may come across.

Leader: Jan Trybula

Family Snowshoe Days
Dates: Check our Facebook page for various dates - @IndianCreekNatureCenterNY

Join us for some easy snowshoeing on Nature Center trails. We’ll observe tracks and other sign to learn which animals are active and discover the wonder and beauty of nature in winter. Snowshoes are available to borrow for free. We have youth and adult sizes. Dress in layers and don’t forget a drink and snack. Please check our Facebook page for dates and times!

Leaders: Nick Hamilton-Honey and Casey Sukeforth

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View from the Upland Trail in winter - Photo by J. Ozard