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BY: Press Release | January 08, 2013

Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve, in partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, invites the public to “Winter Wonderland in the Woods” 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, Cheektowaga.



“Many people make New Year’s resolutions to live healthier and get out more,” said Friends President Linda Arndt. “This event is a great opportunity to explore new forms of outdoor recreation.”



During Winter Wonderland, visitors can try out snowshoes and cross-country skis for free in a demonstration area (weather permitting). Snowshoe rentals will also be available for those desiring a longer snowshoe experience. Visitors can discover how animals survive winter on a guided “Winter Wildlife” hike, or they can express their artistic side in the snow sculpting area.



Additionally, kids will be able to try snowshoeing (regardless of the weather), make winter crafts, and take part in a winter scavenger hunt.



After enjoying outdoor activities, families can warm up inside the education center with refreshments sold by Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve and enjoy listening to winter tales in the “Story Corner.” The S.P.C.A. Wildlife Department will be presenting informative talks on wild bird rehabilitation throughout the day. There will be door prizes, exhibits and more.



There is no fee for the event, but donations are always accepted. Registration is not required. Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve is located at 93 Honorine Drive, off of Como Park Boulevard in Cheektowaga. For more information, call 683-5959 or visit www.dec.ny.gov and search for “Reinstein Woods.”

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