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The Nicandri Nature Center

Wednesday Woods Walk at the Nicandri Nature Center

Event date and time
November 15, 2017 - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Address

Nicandri Nature Center
19 Robinson Bay Rd, Massena, NY, 13662, United States
Massena, NY 13662
United States

Email
info@massenanaturecenter.com
Telephone
Location
Event description

Join Nicandri Nature Center naturalist and trails manager Joel Danko every Wednesday this fall through Memorial Day for a guided walk of our trails! Enjoy trekking the trails and learning about the names, habits, and habitats of the plants and animals found in Robert Moses State Park! Dress for the weather! Free!  

Woods Walk with Joel

Event date and time
September 27, 2017 - 10:00 AM to November 29, 2017 - 11:30 AM
Address

The Nicandri Nature Center
19 Robinson Bay Rd
Massena, NY 13662
United States

Email
info@massenanaturecenter.com
Telephone
Location
Event description

Join Joel every Wednesday starting September 27 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. for a guided hike on our trails. Enjoy walking in the woods and learning about the names, habits, and habitats of the plants and animals found in Robert Moses State Park.

Dress for the weather!

Nicandri Nature Center is funded by the New York Power Authority.

Healthy Walking and Running!

Event date and time
September 16, 2017 - 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Address

Nicandri Nature Center
19 Robinson Bay Rd
Massena, NY 13662
United States

Email
info@massenanaturecenter.com
Telephone
Location
Event description

Dr. Jason Wolstenholme, DC from Burlington, VT will teach us the safe and healthy way to walk and run and not hurt ourselves!!

What You’ll Learn:
-Introduction to Natural, Healthy Running
-Optimal Body Position
-Correct Foot Position
-Effective Upper Body Movement
-Cadence and Drills
-Mobility, Flexibility and Strengthening Exercises
We will be doing some gentle, short walking and running outside that everyone can participate in.

Free!!

Bring: comfortable clothes, walking or running shoes, and bug spray and a friend!...

Partial Eclipse of the Sun, Solar Eclipse Event!!

Event date and time
August 21, 2017 - 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Address

Nicandri Nature Center
19 Robinson Bay Rd
Massena, NY 13662
United States

Email
tanya@massenanaturecenter.com
Telephone
Location
Event description

Partial Eclipse of the Sun, Solar Eclipse Event!!
Astronomy and Solar Programming:
12 - 4 pm - Explaining the Eclipse
model demo and video
1:00 pm - Constellation and Star Viewing
in the Starlab Inflatable Planetarium
(will be repeated based on demand)
2:00 pm - Solar Astronomy Crafts
including your own solar pinhole viewer
2:00 to 4:00 pm - Eclipse Viewing
safe, independent viewing for all
3:00 to 4:00 pm - Solar Eclipse Cookies

Geology Rocks!!

Event date and time
August 5, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Address

The Nicandri Nature Center
19 Robinson Bay Rd
Massena, NY 13662
United States

Email
tanya@massenanaturecenter.com
Telephone
Location
Event description

Do you know the different types of rocks?
Join Dino Zack, Geologist and Educator of kids of all ages!

You'll learn about the different rocks and minerals in our area and their uses, past and present, at this "hands-on" STEM event!

You'll also learn about careers in the field, and explore the Geologic Time Line. There will be rock and mineral samples, including fluorescent minerals, to check out as well.

Come join the fun and see for yourself how Geology Rocks!!

Cornell Cooperative Extension's Invasive Species Day Program, "A New Hope"

Event date and time
July 12, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Address

The Nicandri Nature Center
19 Robinson Bay Rd
Massena, NY 13662
United States

Email
tanya@massenanaturecenter.com
Telephone
Location
Event description

The Nicandri Nature Center is pleased to host Cornell Cooperative Extension's Invasive Species Awareness Day Program, "A New Hope" at The Nicandri Nature Center in Massena on Wednesday July 12th from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Learn the latest about invasive species from the experts at Cornell Cooperative Extension! From identification of the invasive pests, to control, prevention and possible extermination, they are here to present the latest finding in their biological fields and answer our questions!!

Free NYS Fishing Weekend events at The Nicandri Nature Center

Event date and time
June 24, 2017 - 10:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Address

The Nicandri Nature Center
19 Robinson Bay Rd
Massena, NY 13662
United States

Email
tanya@massenanaturecenter.com
Telephone
Event description

Free family fishing events at:
The Nicandri Nature Center
19 Robinson Bay Rd.
Massena, NY
Saturday and Sunday June 24th and 25th

Free Fishing Weekend: Same fun events both days!!
10:00 to 11:00 am - watch fish feeding at the nature center
11:00 to 12:00 pm - fish with us at Barnhart Beach
1:00 to 3:00 pm - Fish -O- Lympics - timed knot tying, accuracy casting, and plastic fish catching at the nature enter
3:00 to 4:00 pm - fish craft at the nature center

Free fun weekend for kids of all ages!!