Spring peeper near porch light in October

Below are links to web pages etc. that are useful resources for nature enthusiasts exploring the Buffalo-Niagara Region.

Nature Viewing Sites in Western New York:
Beaver Meadow Nature Center:
Erie County Department of Parks & Recreation:
GrowWNY Go Outside Map:
Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge:
National Wildlife Federation’s Nature Find:
New York State Parks – Niagara Region:
New York’s Watchable Wildlife Sites:
Niagara County Parks Department:
Niagara River Greenway Trails & Attractions:
Oak Orchard & Tonawanda WMAs:
Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center:
Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve:
State Lands Interactive Mapper:
Tifft Nature Preserve:
Western New York Hiking Trails:

Bird Sighting Information:
Genesee Birds:
BOS Dial-a-Bird: 716-896-1271 (phone message typically updated Thursday afternoons)

WNY Organizations that Offer Nature/Conservation Activities:
Buffalo Audubon Society:
Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper:
Buffalo Ornithological Society:
Earth Spirit Educational Services:
Friends of Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge:
Hawk Creek Wildlife Center, Inc.:
Iroquois Observations –Nature Activities at Iroquois NWR:
Nature Ed-Ventures:
Niagara River Greenway Commission:
Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve:
The Nature Conservancy:
Western New York Land Conservancy:

General Fish & Wildlife Topics:
Aquatic Macroinvertebrates of New York State:
Breeding Bird Atlas (see what birds nest in New York State):
DEC TV (Video Clips of a Variety of Outdoor Activities):
Fish Atlas Maps:
Freshwater Fish of New York State:
National Wildlife Federation Wildlife Watch:
Nature Watch by Gerry Rising:
Project FeederWatch (Citizen Science Opportunity):
Reptile & Amphibian Atlas:
Wildlife Webcams:
WGRZ 2-the-Outdoors:

How to Improve Fish & Wildlife Habitat Where You Live:
Backyard Wildlife Habitat Enhancement:

Schoolyard Habitat Enhancement and Similar Programs:

Farmland Habitat Enhancement: