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September 19, 2021 - 11:02am
posted by Press Release in County park.
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September 25, 2021 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Press release:

Learn how to find your way without batteries or a cell phone signal – by using a map and compass!! Join us as the Rochester Orienteering Club presents Orienteering at the Genesee County Park & Forest Interpretive Nature Center on Saturday September 25h from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm! Perfect for beginners or those who want to practice their skills. Schedule of events as follows:

9:00 – 9:45 am 10:00
10:00 – 11:00 am advanced runners. 1:00 pm

August 30, 2021 - 9:52am
posted by Howard B. Owens in County park.
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September 11, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Capture the last few days of summer with a visit to the butterfly meadow and a journey into their world with the Watching Monarchs program at the Genesee County Park & Forest Interpretive Nature Center on Saturday September 11th from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm! Find out how butterflies are tagged and released as part of a nationwide Monarch Butterfly conservation project. This program is recommended for ages 4 and up. Kids explore the meadow with nets and bug catchers!

August 30, 2021 - 9:50am
posted by Howard B. Owens in County park.
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September 11, 2021 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

Enjoy a day of play with Grandparent’s Day on Saturday September 11th at the Genesee County Park & Forest Interpretive Nature Center from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm! Kids bring their grandparents to enjoy scavenger hunts, catching critters in the pond, insect safari and more. Explore the world of honeybees and local wildlife and take a walk in the forest! Program includes accessible and socially distanced outdoor and indoor activities and a card making station.

June 24, 2017 - 2:22pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in County park, Bethany, news.

Press release:

Spots are still open for Environmental Science Career Exploration Camp, July 10th – 14th at Genesee County Park & Forest! Rising eighth- through 11th-graders will have a fun-filled week in the forest with hiking, identifying plant species, navigating, taking forest inventories, performing land bird surveys and more.

Discover and sample careers in Environmental Science through presentations and hands-on activities led by professionals in 10 different fields including Forestry, Conservation Law Enforcement, Wildlife Management, and Environmental Planning. Environmental Science Career Exploration Camp takes place Monday July 10th – Friday July 14th, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Camp meets at the Interpretive Nature Center at Genesee County Park & Forest.

To register, download the registration form from our website at

http://www.co.genesee.ny.us/docs/Environmental_Science_Career_Exploratio... m.pdf. Return completed forms with payment to:

Genesee County Parks, Recreation & Forestry Attn: Paul Osborn
153 Cedar St.
Batavia, NY 14020

For more information contact Shannon Morley at [email protected]
or (585) 344-1122. Follow us on Facebook at Genesee County Parks, Recreation & Forestry.

Environmental Science! Camp is $95/camper and includes a camp T-shirt, lunch, snacks and supplies.

Get outside and do “work” projects.

Explore the world of environmental conservation at New York State’s First County Forest.

Register by Tuesday, June 27.

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