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Audubon Society Celebrates 102nd Annual Dinner

Audubon Society Celebrates 102nd Annual Dinner

The 2010 Annual Dinner of the Buffalo Audubon Society will be held on Wednesday, May 4.

Lee Harper of Riveredge Associates in Massena NY will be the speaker.  His topic will be Restoring Common Terns to New York's Great Lakes and Rivers.  Mr. Harper has worked extensively along the Niagara River and in the Buffalo Harbor in a project sponsored by the New York Power Authority.

The Society will also present the annual Harry J. Kord Recognition Award, which is presented to any individual or organization whose efforts have furthered conservation in our area during the past year. The Sheldon E.

"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

Every Day is Earth Day

Every Day is Earth Day

April 9 10am - 4pm

 

Celebrate Earth Day with family friendly presentations, activities and prizes designed to promote sustainable living. h/c access Niagara Power Vista 5777 Lewiston Rd, Lewiston 14092 www.nypa.gov/vc/niagara.htm 286-6661

UB Falcon Lays an Egg

UB Falcon Lays an Egg

BUFFALO, NY (WBFO) - Facility workers at UB are once-again feeling like proud parents. Peregrine falcons that have a nest on the South Campus heating plant have laid their first egg.

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.

Natural Disaster's and our Buffalo weather.

Terrible thing that sunami/earthquake that hit Japan this week. Unbelievable destruction, property damage and lives lost. I am praying for the people of Japan and their recovery.

But what does that have to do with Williamsville and WNY? Lots. I follow quite a few people on Twitter and hear lots of complaining about our weather here. It's snowing again, ugh! It's too cold outside. Buffalo weather is the pits!

You know what? We don't get earthquakes. We don't get hurricanes. We don't get tornadoes. We don't get wild fires. We get snow.

In every other weather related event, what does the authority tell you - EVACUATE! People are scrambling to find shelter, to get out of their home and find a safe haven to ride out the event. What do they tell us who get snow? Stay home! That's right - stay home!

I am in no way making light of the situation in Japan (in fact I am donating money there) but we really don't have it bad here at all.