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September 17, 2021

LITTLE VALLEY, NY — Nature enthusiast Tim Baird will guide a Pfeiffer Nature Center-sponsored group tour through the conglomerate rock features of Little Rock City on Thursday. Participants should bring their lunches, wear durable shoes and meet at a designated location at 9 a.m., then drive ...

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PORTVILLE, NY — Mike Ermer will lead Thursday's "Introduction to Tree and Shrub Identification Walk," which will begin at the Pavilion of the Pfeiffer Nature Center's Lillibridge property, 1974 Lillibridge Road, at 6:30 p.m. Ermer will discuss the differences between deciduous and evergreen ...

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PORTVILLE, NY — The Pfeiffer Nature Center’s four-part "Tree-mendous Tree Exploration" series begins Thursday at 6:30 p.m. with the hourlong "Deciduous Trees Expertise" by Brandon Witmer.  Nature program coordinator Beverly Jones described the program in a press release: "Do you know what a ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Front Street City Lot, near the intersection of Seneca Street, will be open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. so residents can dispose of, without charge, grass clippings, leaves, branches and tree limbs from recent storms. The lot will be open only for Olean residents, who will be ...

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OLEAN, NY — Professional photographer and author Dan Jordan will share some of his more than 100,000 photos of the bald eagle during an hourlong presentation on July 31 at 10 a.m. in the Sister Margaret Carney Lecture Hall in the Olean Business Development Building, 301 N. Union St.  The ...

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OLEAN, NY — Exxon Mobil Oil Corporation is voluntarily remediating a portion of the Allegheny River in the vicinity of South Seventh and West Green streets starting Monday through fall 2021, weather permitting. The work will involve tree trimming and removal within the work area and the adjacent ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Olean Charter for Compassion will donate saplings to families during Saturday's Earth Day event at the Olean Public Library, 134 N. Second St. Attendees can drop in any time between 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to participate in activities, crafts and giveaways and to pick up the ...

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PORTVILLE, NY — “Mother Nature was brilliant when she planned her flower gardens as she created a large variety of species that would bloom at different times beginning in spring and ending in fall.  By staggering their growth and bloom periods, she ensured that there would be food available for ...

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OLEAN, NY — A water fountain, a tire pump and a work stand complete with numerous tools for bicycle repairs is the latest feature on the Allegheny River Valley Trail.  Located near the trail's West State Street crossing, the repair station is a cooperative effort between the city's Department of ...

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PORTVILLE, NY — As winter ends and the forest begins its transformation to spring, the first events that occur might not be all too noticeable to the average person.  Naturalists at the Pfeiffer Nature Center want to bring such happenings to light and have programs planned at the Lillibridge ...

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PORTVILLE, NY — Pfeiffer Nature Center folk won’t dispute Punxsutawney Phil’s Groundhog Day prediction that spring won’t come early this year.   Instead, they look forward to the return of what they call “one of the most beloved arbiters of spring,” the Eastern bluebird.   In a recent news ...

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PORTVILLE, NY — Quoting naturalist John Muir's line that “between every two pines is a doorway to a new world," the Pfeiffer Nature Center invites folk to clear their minds and warm their hearts by taking a one-hour hike at its Lillibridge location, 1974 Lillibridge Road, Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. If ...

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OLEAN, NY — The city received a $32,750 state grant to complete a tree inventory and management plan, Mayor William J. Aiello announced Tuesday. “The city is thrilled to receive this grant,” Aiello said. “It will allow us to develop a comprehensive tree inventory that will detail the age, ...

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PORTVILLE, NY — For families looking for ways to engage children in outdoor activities, Pfeiffer Nature Center has created Seasonal Activity Kits for Kids. The kits contain seasonally themed activities, including scavenger hunts, activity sheets and crafts, and can be done at the nature center ...

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Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chemung and Steuben counties have been added to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Drought Watch. The department on Tuesday added the entire Southern Tier drought region, which includes the four counties, to the Drought Watch. “DEC urges water ...

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OLEAN, NY — The Olean Public Library and Canticle Farm will wrap up the 2020 season of the “Ask a Farmer” Q&A series on Sunday at 3 p.m. on the Olean Public Library Facebook Page.  Sunday’s episode will feature, as a guest, John Balacki, an Olean physician whom people also may know as a ...

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