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Upcoming events

    • 11 Aug 2014
    • 9:00 AM
    • 25 Aug 2014
    • 5:00 PM
    • www.facebook.com/tanglewoodnaturecenter

    Like to hike with your dog? Think your pup is the handsomest around? Take a photo of your canine exploring our dog-friendly trail system, Personius Woods, and enter your shot in our Pups at Personius Photo Contest!

     

    Contest runs Mon. Aug. 11th through Mon. Aug. 25th. Two winners will be announced on Fri. Aug. 29th:

    • the People's Choice winner will be the photo with the most votes (likes) on facebook. They will win a basket of high-quality dog treats, active play toys, and hiking accessories.
    • the Grand Prize winner will be selected by our judges, and will win a Getaway Package from our sponsor, Tough Pups and Pampered Princesses. The lucky dog will win a 3-day, 2-night stay including a full groom and a massage. Your dog will enjoy a staycation while you vacation! The winning photo will also be used as the banner photo on Tanglewood's facebook page for September 2014.

     

    Photos may be submitted through Tanglewood's facebook page (www.facebook.com/tanglewoodnaturecenter), on twitter through the #personiuspups tag, or via email to marketing.tanglewood@gmail.com

     

    Official Rules, Offer Terms and Eligibility can be found here. Please direct any questions to marketing.tanglewood@gmail.com

     

    Happy hiking, and we look forward to your photos!  

    • 18 Aug 2014
    • 10:00 AM
    • 22 Aug 2014
    • 3:00 PM
    • Tanglewood
    • 0
    Registration is closed
    Fishing Camp
    Campers must have completed grades K-2



    Every summer needs a good fish story!  Whether you're just learning the ropes or polishing your skills, this fishing camp has something for everyone.  Learn about fishing techniques, fish, and insect identification, how to make lures, select bait, make fish prints and more!  Fishing camp is stuffed to the gills with great experiences.
    • 22 Aug 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Sperr Park, Kahler Road, Big Flats
    Led by Tanglewood naturalists


    • 25 Aug 2014
    • 10:00 AM
    • 29 Aug 2014
    • 3:00 PM
    • Tanglewood
    • 2
    Junior Curator Camp
    Campers must have completed grades K-2



    Get up close and personal with Tanglewood's animals!  Each day will feature a different animal group and include a live animal program.  Campers will learn about animal behavior, habitats, and favorite foods.  Junior curators will also make animal-related arts and crafts projects, hike, and observe animals in their natural environment. 
    • 25 Aug 2014
    • 10:00 AM
    • 29 Aug 2014
    • 3:00 PM
    • Tanglewood
    • 0
    Registration is closed
    Raptor Mini Camp
    Campers must have completed grades 3-6



    Spend a week with our hawks, owls, and falcon, learning all about the lives of these fascinating carnivores.  We will spend time bird-watching on our 250+ acre property, including a hike to the bluffs to search for Red-Tails ad Turkey Vultures.  We will dissect owl pellets and delve into bird anatomy, physiology, and behavior. Every day you will help feed and care for our resident raptors.
    • 29 Aug 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Seeley Creek, Southtown Plaza
    Led by Friends of the Chemung River Watershed


    • 30 Aug 2014
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Tanglewood
      Saturday Fun with Nature: beat the heat, reptile-style!
    with Ian McLaughlin, naturalist 
      August 30th, 2014
    Starts at 10:30 am!

    Naturalist Ian will teach families about a variety 
    
    of reptiles from Tanglewood. We'll learn about how they
    
    conserve and collect energy, and even more tricks that 
    
    these cold-blooded species have up their sleeves!
    
     This is a free family program.
    • 04 Sep 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Sperr Park, Kahler Road, Big Flats
    Led by Tanglewood naturalists


    • 12 Sep 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Lackawana Trail, E. Water St. Elmira
    Led by Friends of the Chemung River Watershed


    • 19 Sep 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Eldridge Park
    Led by Tanglewood naturalists


    • 02 Oct 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Sperr Park, Kahler Road, Big Flats
    Led by Tanglewood naturalists


    • 11 Oct 2014
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Tanglewood Nature Center

    The first annual Mountain Music Festival at Tanglewood!  

     

    Celebrate the natural and cultural heritage of Elmira! We will have historical re-enactors, storytellers, chainsaw carvers, fiddlers, and a variety of arts and crafts that make up Chemung County's history. This is a family friendly autumn celebration. 

    • 17 Oct 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Sperr Park, Kahler Road, Big Flats
    Led by Tanglewood naturalists


    • 18 Oct 2014
    • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Tanglewood
     
    Our annual Halloween Celebration
    October 18, 2014
    11am-3pm

    Hay wagon rides, free games, chili cook offs, pumpkin painting, apple launching with live pumpkin targets, and the infamous hunt for the golden gourd. Storytelling and guided hikes.
    Admission is free.
    Tickets for food and select activities can be purchased at the door.
    • 14 Nov 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Sperr Park, Kahler Road, Big Flats
    Led by Tanglewood naturalists


    • 05 Dec 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • 443 Coleman Ave. Elmira
    Tanglewood Nature Center and Museum, in Elmira


443 Coleman Ave. Elmira, NY 14903 | 9:00am-4:00pm Tuesday-Friday, and Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm | (607) 732-6060

 

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