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Registration will open 30 days prior to the tour date
Tours run approximately 2 hours
Free kayak and PFD rental is available

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please be sure to read our Tour Policy and FAQ before registering for a tour. It is incredibly important to give prior notice if you can no longer attend a tour you have registered for. Once you register, mark your calendar and then contact Wendy Paterson if your plans change at wpaterson@bnriverkeeper.org or 716-852-7483 ext 26.

Living Shorelines and Birding

Saturday, July 22nd @ 9:00 AM

Location: Hyde Park Lake, Niagara Falls, NY

The Niagara River Corridor is a Globally Significant Important Bird Area that is host to 35 different waterfowl species, 19 different gull species, and hundreds of thousands of migrating birds each year. Join us at Hyde Park Lake to learn about the local bird species, their habitat, and more of about the significance of this region of the Great Lakes. Get an up close look at one of our Living Shorelines project sites.

Physical intensity: Low

 

Erie Canal / Water Transportation

Tuesday, July 25th @ 6:00 PM

Location: East Hill Foundation, North Tonawanda , NY

The spread on exotic and invasive species coincided with the boom in global transportation networks. Come paddle along the Erie Canal and learn how human’s effort to increase the efficiency of travel has drastically influenced our history and habitat.

Physical intensity: Low

 

Lumber City Paddle

Tuesday, August 1st @ 6:00 PM

Location: East Hill Foundation, North Tonawanda, NY

Learn about the foundation of North Tonawanda and its boom in the Lumber industry.

Physical intensity: Moderate

 

Safety Paddle

Thursday, August 3rd @ 6:00 PM

Location: Hyde Park Lake, Niagara Falls, NY

Learn all about paddle safety and practice your new skills (or brush up on your current skills) on Hyde Park Lake.

Physical Intensity: Low

 

Living Shorelines and Local Wildlife

Saturday, August 5th @ 9:00 AM

Location: Ellicott Creek Park, North Tonawanda , NY

Explore Ellicott Creek while learning about current restoration projects. Keep a lookout for beaver and signs of other critters!

Physical intensity: Low to Moderate

 

Erie Canal / Water Transportation

Tuesday, August 8th @ 6:00 PM

Location: East Hill Foundation, North Tonawanda , NY

The spread on exotic and invasive species coincided with the boom in global transportation networks. Come paddle along the Erie Canal and learn how human’s effort to increase the efficiency of travel has drastically influenced our history and habitat.

Physical intensity: Low

 

Living Shorelines and Local Wildlife

Tuesday, August 15th @ 6:00 PM

Location: East Hill Foundation, North Tonawanda , NY

Explore Ellicott Creek while learning about current restoration projects. Keep a lookout for beaver and signs of other critters!

Physical intensity: Low to Moderate

 

Niagara River Island (Cayuga Island)

Saturday, August 19th @ 9:00 AM

Location: Griffon Park, Niagara Falls, NY

Travel around Cayuga Island while discussing Niagara River formation, habitat, and wildlife.

Physical intensity: Moderate

 

Lumber City Paddle

Tuesday, August 22nd @ 6:00 PM

Location: East Hill Foundation, North Tonawanda, NY

Learn about the foundation of North Tonawanda and its boom in the Lumber industry.

Physical intensity: Moderate

 

Strawberry Island 

Thursday, August 24th @ 6:00 PM

Location: East River Marsh, Grand Island, NY

Explore the Beaver Island Lagoon and East River Marsh Habitat restoration projects while on the lookout for Osprey and other feathered friends.

Physical intensity: Moderate

 

Lower Niagara River

Saturday, August 26th @ 9:00 AM

Location: Stella Niagara Preserve, Stella Niagara, NY

Launch with us at the newly restored Stella Niagara Preserve and learn about Niagara River formation, habitat, and wildlife.

Physical intensity: Moderate

 

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Please be sure to read our Tour Policy and FAQ before registering for a tour. It is incredibly important to give prior notice if you can no longer attend a tour you have registered for. Once you register, mark your calendar and then contact Wendy Paterson if your plans change at wpaterson@bnriverkeeper.org or 716-852-7483 ext 26.