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Program days and times vary. All are open to the public, free of charge.


June 20, 2019 – Thursday 7:00 PM - The BEAUTY of BIRDS, BUGS, AND BUTTERFLIES

This program was rescheduled from June 6th. This evening program at the Ted Markham Nature Center features Wellsville photographer/historian Craig Braack who will bedazzle us with his photographs of bling on the wing. Colorful warblers, metallic dragonflies, and fantastically patterned butterflies are part of Nature’s flying kaleidoscope, and Craig has captured some of the best.

July 20, 2019 – Saturday 10:00 AM - NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW and CONTEST

Having had two months to locate and photograph something of interest, it is time to display the work of our photographers at the Ted Markham NATURE Center where Ron Good and Dawn Sutherlin will review their work. Prizes will be awarded at the conclusion.

August 10, 2019 – Saturday 10:00 AM - OUR POLLINATOR MEADOW and PRAIRIES OF NEW YORK STATE

Mossy Bank Park started a pollinator meadow at the pond site three years ago. Come to the Ted Markham Nature Center to hear retired forester Jim Peek discuss prairie habitats in New York with an opportunity to visit our pollinator meadow afterward.

August 11, 2019 – Sunday 9:00 AM - The Hill's On Fire Bike Race

A new style of mountain bike racing! Two courses, traversing around the scenic and iconic Mossy Bank Park located arcoss the river, south of Bath, NY. There is an active Bald Eagle nest, be sure to check it out!

More info and registration at: https://thehillsonfire.com

August 11, 2019 – Sunday 4:00 PM - Chicken BBQ to support Mossy Bank

CIVIC will be putting on a chicken BBQ to benefit Mossy Bank Park. The cost is $10 which includes Chicken, Coleslaw, Salt Potatoes, Drink and Dessert. They can be picked up from the large pavilion at Mossy Bank. Call Anne at 607-725-0135 to get your tickets!

September 21, 2019 – Saturday 10:00 AM - FOXES

Carnivores are critical components of a healthy ecosystem and none are more prevalent than foxes. Come to the Ted Markham Nature Center and hear Andy Barbato discuss the life history and other details concerning these sly local canids.

October 10, 2019 – Thursday 7:00 PM - FIRE MANAGEMENT AND FIRE PREVENTION IN NYS

Forest Ranger Tim Carpenter from DEC will discuss the current status of fire management in NYS, prescribed burns, the importance of fire prevention, and measures the landowner can take to avoid conflagrations.