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Golf

Elma Golf Pass Sale

10am - 2pm

Location: Elma Meadows Golf Course - Cashiers Office

Our staff will be selling and renewing golf passes at Elma Meadows from 10am - 2pm

on Friday March 1st & Saturday March 2nd . 

Please print and fill out your pass application to bring with you by following this link here: https://www3.erie.gov/parks/parks/sites/www3.erie.gov.parks/files/2024-01/golf-pass-application-2024-with-rules-form.pdf

 

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winter beach

Winter Beach ~Wendt Beach ~

10am

Location: Wendt Park - Wendt Beach Park, Main Parking Lot

Join Ranger Nikki for an early spring walk of one of our Erie County Beaches! Learn about what Lake Erie shorelines experience during our harsh winter. If winter and the lake cooperate this season we may be in for a treat! Come explore our winter beach! 

  • Meeting Location: Wendt Beach Park, Main Parking Lot 
  • Duration: 1-2 hours 
  • Elevation: Mostly flat 
  • Surface Description: Sand and possible ice/snow. 
  • Equipment Needed: Sturdy boots, dress warmly we will be out walking on the beach 
  • Other: Dog friendly (on a leash), strollers and wheelchairs may have difficulty on sand

Register for Winter Beach ~Wendt Beach ~

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Golf

Elma Golf Pass Sale

10am - 2pm

Location: Elma Meadows Golf Course - Cashiers Office

Our staff will be selling and renewing golf passes at Elma Meadows from 10am - 2pm

on Friday March 1st & Saturday March 2nd . 

Please print and fill out your pass application to bring with you by following this link here: https://www3.erie.gov/parks/parks/sites/www3.erie.gov.parks/files/2024-01/golf-pass-application-2024-with-rules-form.pdf

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Golf

Grover Golf Pass Sale

10am - 2pm

Location: Grover Cleveland Golf Course - Cashiers Office

Our staff will be selling and renewing golf passes at Grover Cleveland from 10am - 2pm

on Friday March 8th, Saturday March 9th & Saturday March 15th  

Please print and fill out your pass application to bring with you by following this link here: https://www3.erie.gov/parks/parks/sites/www3.erie.gov.parks/files/2024-01/golf-pass-application-2024-with-rules-form.pdf

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hemlock

NYS Hemlock Hunters Program ~ Emery Park ~

4:30 - 6:00

Location: Emery Park - Field House

Help us save the trees!
 
Hemlocks are the fourth most common tree in NYS, and the hemlock woolly adelgid, or HWA, is an invasive species that is infesting our hemlocks in New York, including in the Erie County Parks, and can cause mortality in as few as five years following infestation. 

Erie County Parks needs your help to understand the extents and levels of HWA in the Parks to be able to prioritize treatment. Hemlock Hunters is a program by the NYS Hemlock Initiative through Cornell University to survey and report infestations of HWA. Please join us for these upcoming free training programs at the Parks, and help to save these vitally important trees to the ecosystems in our region!
 
Please join us for a FREE training on one of the following dates.
Emery Park : March 8th 4:30- 6pm
Sprague Brook Park : March 14th 4:30- 6pm
Chestnut Ridge Park : March 15th 4:30- 6pm 
 
Pre registration encouraged. 

Register for NYS Hemlock Hunters Program ~ Emery Park ~

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Woodland Birding ~ Bureau of Forestry (Lot 1) ~

10am

Location: Bureau of Forestry - Bureau of Forestry, Warming Hut (11200 Genesee Rd., Sardinia)• Meeting Location: Bureau of Forestry, Warming Hut (11200 Genesee Rd., Sardinia) • Duration: 1-2 hours • Elevation: Flat with small hills • Surface Description: Rock and dirt path. We will b

Join Ranger Nikki for a woodland walk to Camp Sardinia looking for inland birds migrating in our area! Bring your binoculars and bird identification guides as we walk, look and listen for some of our returning bird species! All birding levels welcome!! 

  • Meeting Location: Bureau of Forestry, Warming Hut (11200 Genesee Rd., Sardinia)
  • Duration: 1-2 hours 
  • Elevation: Flat with small hills  
  • Surface Description: Rock and dirt path. We will be taking trail to Camp Sardinia 
  • Equipment Needed: Sturdy boots/shoes, dress for the weather, binoculars, bird identification guide (optional) 
  • Other: No dogs please, stroller and wheelchair accessibility dependent on weather due to snow/mud 

Register for Woodland Birding ~ Bureau of Forestry (Lot 1) ~

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Golf

Grover Cleveland Golf Pass Sale

10am - 2pm

Location: Grover Cleveland Golf Course - Cashiers Office

Our staff will be selling and renewing golf passes at Grover Cleveland from 10am - 2pm

on Friday March 8th, Saturday March 9th & Saturday March 15th  

Please print and fill out your pass application to bring with you by following this link here: https://www3.erie.gov/parks/parks/sites/www3.erie.gov.parks/files/2024-01/golf-pass-application-2024-with-rules-form.pdf

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hemlock

NYS Hemlock Hunters Program ~Sprague Brook Park ~

4:30 - 6pm

Location: Sprague Brook - Casino

Help us save the trees!
 
Hemlocks are the fourth most common tree in NYS, and the hemlock woolly adelgid, or HWA, is an invasive species that is infesting our hemlocks in New York, including in the Erie County Parks, and can cause mortality in as few as five years following infestation. 

Erie County Parks needs your help to understand the extents and levels of HWA in the Parks to be able to prioritize treatment. Hemlock Hunters is a program by the NYS Hemlock Initiative through Cornell University to survey and report infestations of HWA. Please join us for these upcoming free training programs at the Parks, and help to save these vitally important trees to the ecosystems in our region!
 
Please join us for a FREE training on one of the following dates.
Emery Park : March 8th 4:30- 6pm
Sprague Brook Park : March 14th 4:30- 6pm
Chestnut Ridge Park : March 15th 4:30- 6pm 
 
Pre registration encouraged. 

Register for NYS Hemlock Hunters Program ~Sprague Brook Park ~

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Golf

Grover Cleveland Golf Pass Sale

10am - 2pm

Location: Grover Cleveland Golf Course - Cashiers Office

Our staff will be selling and renewing golf passes at Grover Cleveland from 10am - 2pm

on Friday March 8th, Saturday March 9th & Saturday March 15th  

Please print and fill out your pass application to bring with you by following this link here: https://www3.erie.gov/parks/parks/sites/www3.erie.gov.parks/files/2024-01/golf-pass-application-2024-with-rules-form.pdf

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hemlock

NYS Hemlock Hunters Program ~Chestnut Ridge Park~

4:30 - 6pm

Location: Chestnut Ridge - Casino Meeting Room

Help us save the trees!
 
Hemlocks are the fourth most common tree in NYS, and the hemlock woolly adelgid, or HWA, is an invasive species that is infesting our hemlocks in New York, including in the Erie County Parks, and can cause mortality in as few as five years following infestation. 

Erie County Parks needs your help to understand the extents and levels of HWA in the Parks to be able to prioritize treatment. Hemlock Hunters is a program by the NYS Hemlock Initiative through Cornell University to survey and report infestations of HWA. Please join us for these upcoming free training programs at the Parks, and help to save these vitally important trees to the ecosystems in our region!
 
Please join us for a FREE training on one of the following dates.
Emery Park : March 8th 4:30- 6pm
Sprague Brook Park : March 14th 4:30- 6pm
Chestnut Ridge Park : March 15th 4:30- 6pm 
 
Pre registration encouraged. 

Register for NYS Hemlock Hunters Program ~Chestnut Ridge Park~

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stream

Spring Thaw In Winter Watersheds ~ Franklin Gulf Park ~

10AM

Location: Franklin Gulf - Location: Franklin Gulf Park – School Street Lot

We all know what spring thaw, rain and floods looks like in WNY’s urban and suburban areas, but what does it look like in a place with far less modern human disruption of land? Join Ranger Roy for a hike in beautiful Franklin Gulf Park to look at what most of the world looked like for most of human history.

  • Meeting Location: Franklin Gulf Park – School Street Lot
  • Duration: 1-1.5 hours
  • Elevation: There will be some steep hills.
  • Trail Conditions: Potential for snow and mud. Will be walking wooded trails
  • Equipment Needed: Weather appropriate clothing and sturdy boots/shoes; waterproof boots are recommended
  • Other: No stroller/wheelchair accessibility, dogs are welcome on a leash.

Register for Spring Thaw In Winter Watersheds ~ Franklin Gulf Park ~

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maple syrup

Maple Fest ~ Bureau of Forestry ~

10am - 4pm

Location: Bureau of Forestry

In partnership with #42North, We present Tree Tap Maple Fest from 10am - 4pm at the Forestry Bureau 11200 Genesee Road, Concord. Live music, BBQ, baked goods, kettlecorn, and sawmill and sugar shack tours! Syrup will be for sale - cash only!

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solar

Solar Eclipse ~All Parks~

Location: - All Park Areas

Erie County Parks will be open for viewing the Solar Eclipse. Shelter and building rentals will not be available on that date. Designated viewing and parking areas will be marked. Please follow signs and staff directives and park only in designated parking areas. Park Rangers will be present in some parks to distribute safety and educational information.
 
Be sure to follow all safety guidelines for viewing the eclipse, which can be found here: https://science.nasa.gov/eclipses/future-eclipses/eclipse-2024/safety/.
 

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Fall Fest

Fall Fest ~ Como Lake Park ~

10am - 4pm

Location: Como Lake

More Information Coming Soon.....

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Santa

Santa Land ~ Chestnut Ridge Park ~

10am - 4pm

Location: Chestnut Ridge

More information coming soon....