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  • Tifft Nature Preserve Tifft Nature Preserve

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(42.846783,-78.86011)
 

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Mission Statement

The mission of Tifft Nature Preserve... ...is to protect and manage the natural resources and historical value of a remnant wetland and reclaimed brownfield. ...is to connect environmental education with authentic scientific research. ...is to provide a nature preserve for public enjoyment in an urban setting.

...is to be part of a revitalized and sustainable South Buffalo community.

Description

Tifft Nature Preserve, a program area of the Buffalo Musuem of Science, is a 264-acre nature refuge dedicated to conservation and environmental education.

Visitor Highlights include:

  • Five miles of nature trails - trail map and rules available at Visitor Center
  • Three boardwalks with viewing blinds in and adjacent to cattail marsh
  • Trails open year around during daylight hours
  • Guided walks
  • Official "Important Bird Area" offers outstanding bird watching
  • Fishing at Lake Kirsty Only (Except North Shoreline)
  • Snowshoe rentals
  • Discovery Kit Rentals
  • Cross-country skiing permitted
  • Opportunities to observe local wildlife in natural habitats
  • School and public programs
  • Website

    http://www.sciencebuff.org/tifft-nature-preserve/

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