Chip Holt Nature Center Conesus Lake New York
"Connecting Minds to Nature"


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Friday April 17


Join Senior DEC Wildlife Biologist, Scott Smith, to learn about Coyotes. Where do they live? What do they eat? How many live in our area? What should you do if you encounter one? Find out these answers and more on Friday April 17th at the Chip Holt Nature Center.



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Thank You to our 2014 Sponsors:

Mighty Oak Donors: Norma Riedman

Silver Maple Donors: DBA Star Pest Control, Livonia Inn, Inc., Livonia-Lakeville Pharmacy, Inc., Chanler Agency, Inc. Insurance, Craig and CeeCee Nelson, Linda and Paul Artruc, Lisa Marie Hair Salon, 5 Star Bank, Mr. & Mrs. Shelley

Mountain Ash Donors: Physical Therapy Professionals, P.C., Margaret Graf Linsner, Esq., Dr. John Belbas, DDS., Geneseo Family Eye Care, LLC., Steuben Trust Company, NAPA Auto Parts

A special thank you to the family of Laurena "Connie" Herrington for the donation of several taxidermy animal displays and arrowheads. They are a welcome addition to the Nature Center.

Your donations are greatly appreciated!


Thank you to all who came out to support our Harvest Dinner and Silent Auction!

All of the proceeds benefit the Nature Center!

The funds generated will allow us to continue to provide nature based education and programming to the community.


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Programs being planned for 2015. Some dates to be determined...

The Genesee Valley Nature Conservancy. January 16, 7-8pm

Wild Wings! February 17th, 7-8pm Enjoy live birds of prey!

Our Night Sky! Astronomy and viewing with a telescope. Saturday March 7, 7-8pm

Coyotes... wild and wiley, sly and secretive! Learn about the elusive coyote. April 17, 7-8pm

The Conesus Lake Associate. Blue Green Algae, a persistant problem. May 21, 7-8pm

Free Family Fishing Day! Fun for all. Poles and bait provided. Saturday June 20

Oh Deer! Learn about the habits and habitats of the White Tailed Deer. September 25, 7-8pm

CSA: Community Supported Agriculture. What is it? How can you join? Why it is great for our community!

Wreath making workshop! Pre-registration required. Limit of 25. $8 supply fee





The Chip Holt Nature Center mission is to (1.) provide interactive educational programs and recreational opportunities for present and future generations, (2.) promote ecological stewardship for Conesus Lake and its watershed, and (3.) increase awareness and appreciation for the natural resources of the Finger Lakes.



Chip Holt Nature Center • PO Box 523 • Lakeville, NY 14480 •


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