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Winter Heron

Blue Heron in Winter Pond

By Jeff Tome. The Great Blue Heron flew past us on slow beats of its powerful wings. It was not the usual sight for winter, but nothing was usual about that morning. The temperature was a balmy fifty five degrees, even

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Loving Nature in Chautauqua County, NY

By Jonathan Weston Chautauqua County is for Nature Lovers! The beautiful rolling hills, lakes, streams, and forests of Chautauqua County that inspired a young Roger Tory Peterson on his journey to become the preeminent naturalist of the 20th Century continue

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12 Things to do this Spring in Chautauqua County

Spring in western New York is a time for maple syrup, bird migrations, spring skiing, last minute snowmobiling, and the gradual transition to green grass, golf, fishing, new plantings and the opening of seasonal shops and restaurants. Below are a

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February events to keep you out and about in Chautauqua County

February can be the coldest month of winter, but that’s no reason to stay indoors. There are plenty of fun festivals, theater performances, art exhibits and culinary delights to experience and explore in Chautauqua County, New York’s western snow belt.

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Plan your fall getaway to Chautauqua County, NY

Experience the many different flavors of fall in western New York State. Plan an adventure during Chautauqua County’s season long fall learning festival, the Colors of Chautauqua. The season offers dozens of workshops on culinary, creative, and cultural topics as well

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Regional Tours Highlight Colors of Chautauqua Fall Learning Festival

Fall foliage and harvest season set a colorful and vibrant scene for vacation and lifelong learning in Western New York. Now in its second year, the Colors of Chautauqua fall learning festival honors the rich natural and cultural heritage of

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Chautauqua’s Historic and Natural Gems Showcased During Chautauqua in June

Visitor attractions in Chautauqua County, NY founded on culture, heritage and the natural landscape will be showcased during the Chautauqua in June learning festival, May 25 – June 17, 2012. Experts from birding to history, and rowing to architecture will lead

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More Than a Dozen Creative Workshops Offered During Chautauqua in June

The Chautauqua-Lake Erie Art Trail’s Open Studio Tour kicks off the second annual Chautauqua in June learning festival over Memorial Day Weekend, May 26-27 and the following weekend June 2-3. Meet 24 artists who make their living inChautauquaCounty. Visit their studios

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Roger Tory Peterson Birding Festival

The Roger Tory Peterson Birding Festival will take place in and around Jamestown, NY from June 4-7, 2009. This is the first in a series of annual festivals intended to honor the legacy of Dr. Roger Tory Peterson. The focus

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