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Meetings

. Canandaigua Lake Chapter of Trout Unlimited, VA Medical Center, Building 5 Auditorium, 400 Fort Hill Ave., Canandaigua, 7:30 p.m., Monday. David and Lindsay Agness will discuss "Area Fly Fishing Prospects." Call (585) 360-1812.
. 3-F Club, 904 Swann Rd., Lewiston, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday. Call 791-3809.
. Federated Sportsmen's Clubs of Cattaraugus County, Little Valley Fairgrounds, 7 p.m., Tuesday. Call 532-5082.
. Siberian Husky Club of the Niagara Frontier, Nike Base Park, Grand Island, 7 p.m., 7 p.m., Tuesday. Email: shcnf@shcnf.com.
. Niagara County Chapter of SCOPE, B. Leo Dolan American Legion Post No 410, Lockport, 7 p.m., Wednesday. Call (585) 733-5968.
. Southtowns Walleye Association, 5895 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg, 7:30 p.m., Thursday. Kevin Fahey and Paul Powis with Shimano Rods & Reels will discuss "Tackle Choices and Care." Call 649-8202.
. Lake Erie Chapter of Federation of Fly Fishers, American Legion Post No. 735, 35 Legion Pkwy., West Seneca, fly tying at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday. Licensed guide Alberto Rey will discuss "The upcoming steelhead season." Call 675-4766 or 549-1977.
. Erie County Chapter of SCOPE, Southgate Plaza, Community Room, West Seneca, 7 p.m., Thursday. Call 825-4174, 655-4665 or 846-5448.

Archery

. Wilson Conservation Club 3-D Archery Shoot, Route 425, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday, final shoot of the fall season. Go to wilsonconservationclub.com.
. West Falls Conservation Society 30-Target 3-D Archery Shoot, 55 Bridge St., West Falls, 7 a.m. - 2 p.m., Sunday, open to the public. Call 655-5030 or 432-6035.
. Tri-County Kingdom Archers Fall 3-D Shoot, Delevan/Arcade, Sept. 29, open to all ages and skill levels. Kids 12 and under with an adult shoot free. Call Ben Heckathorn (474-5703).

Shooting sports

. WNY Outdoor Pistol League, Tonawanda Sportsmen's Club, 5657 Killian Rd., North Tonawanda, 9 a.m., Sept. 23. Call Bob Guyder (695-1725).
. Allied Sportsman's Club of WNY "Deer Season Tune-Up Day and Sportsman Swap Meet," 12846 Clinton St., Marilla, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept. 23. Go to alliedsportsmen.com.
. Boston Valley Conservation Society 10-Week Pistol League, Zimmerman Rd., begins Sept. 27, with relays at 6, 7 and 8 p.m. Call 337-3555.
. North Forest Rod & Gun Club Ladies Hoot 'N Hoot Third Annual Women Conquering Outdoor Adventures, 6257 Old Niagara Rd., Lockport, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Sept. 29. Call Colleen Gaskill (439-1464).

Certification classes

Hunter
. Richburg Rod & Gun Club, Route 275 (between Richburg and Friendship), 5-8:30 p.m., Thursday and 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday. Call (585) 928-1261, 928-2403 or 928-9230.
. Carroll Rod & Gun Club, Frew Run Rd., Frewsburg, 5:45-10 p.m., Wednesday and 7:45 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday. Pre-register in person at the club, 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday.
. Batavia Sportsmen's Coon Hunters Association, 8770 Hopkins Rd., East Pembroke, 6-10 p.m., Friday and 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday. Register at Batavia Marine, 411 West Main St. Call (585) 343-4232.
. Falconer Rod & Gun Club, Buffalo St. Extension, 6-10 p.m., Friday and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Register in person at the club at 6 p.m., Friday.
. Harmony Conservation Club, Route 474, Panama, 6-10 p.m., Friday, and 8 a.m.-done, Saturday. Register by email at: Gun-Bow-Safeteach@hotmail.com.
. Bison City Rod & Gun Club, 511 Ohio St., 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday and 8 a.m.-done Sunday. Register at first class.
. Canaseraga Conservation Club, American Legion, 83 Main St., 6:30-9:30 p.m., Sept. 24, Oct. 1 and 3, and 9 a.m.-noon, Oct. 6. Call (607) 545-8948 or (607) 545-8664 evenings.
. Niagara Gun Range, 3355 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda 6-10 p.m., Sept. 24, 25 and 27. Call 693-4000.
Archery
. Tonawandas Sportsmen's Club, North Tonawanda, 7-10 p.m., Tuesday and Sept. 24 and 25. Call 907-2657.
. Nick's Sporting Goods, 1211 Kenmore Ave., 6-10 p.m., Thursday and 11 a.m.-done, Saturday. Call 875-9218.
. S&S Archery, 883 Parkside Drive, Limestone, 6-9:30 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m.-done Wednesday. Call 925-7106.
. Hamburg Rod & Gun Club, Hickox Rd., 6-10 p.m., Sept. 24 and 25. Register at the club.
. Wheatfield Community Center, 2790 Church St., 5:30-9:30 p.m., Sept. 24 and 25. Call 694-9414 (10 a.m.-10 p.m.)
. Evans Rod & Gun Club, Cain Rd., 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sept. 29. Register at the Evans Town Hall at 549-8787 (8 a.m.-4 p.m.)
Trapping
. Falconer Rod & Gun Club, Buffalo St. extension, 6-10 p.m., Sept. 26 and 28. Register at first class.
Pistol
. Security Weapons & Training Institute, 659 Ridge Rd., Lackawanna, Classes: "Pistol Permit Classes," 6 p.m., Tuesday and 10 a.m., Saturday. Call 822-1043 or go to swatstore.com.
. S&S Taxidermy pistol class, 455 S Cascade Dr. (Route 219), Springville, 6:30 p.m., Wednesday. Call 592-2404.
. Firearms Training of WNY Classes: "NYS Pistol Permit Classes," Northtown Center, Williamsville, 6-9 p.m., Wednesday. "Utah/Florida/Arizona Concealed Carry Class," Deerfield Fish and Game Club, 1140 Cruikshank Rd., 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Saturday. Call 903-2558 or go to info@ftwny.com.
. Jim Carr Classes: "Utah/Florida/Arizona Pistol Permit Class," Niagara Gun Range, North Tonawanda, 9 a.m., Saturday, call 693-4000; and "NYS Pistol Permit Class," K&K Guns, Varysburg, 5:30 p.m., Sept. 24, call (585) 535-0248.
Waterfowl identification
. Franklinville Conservation Club, Elm St., 6-10 p.m., Sept. 24 and 25. Call 676-3115 (noon-9 p.m.)
. Sweet Home Middle School, 4150 Maple Rd., Amherst, 6-10 p.m., Sept. 25. Register at class. Prior to class, study the booklet "Ducks at a Distance" available at: npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/birds/ducksdist/index.html.
Boating
. U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 32 "Safe Boating and Jet Ski Class," McKinley Mall, Community Room, Hamburg, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, final class of the year. Call 655-1659 or go to wnyboatsafe.org.

Shows/seminars

. Ray Marks Fly Fishing Course, Lake Shore Community Education, a 6-week course held 6:30-9 p.m., starting Sept. 19. Call 926-2210 or 549-1977.

Fundraisers/banquets

. Allegany County Pheasant Program Fundraiser, Wellsville VFW, 1-5 p.m., Oct. 6, $25 admits two for food, beverages and a five gun raffle. Call 725-7752 or (585)968-6326.

Hiking/nature

. Buffalo Audubon Society/Beaver Meadow Center, 1610 Welch Rd., North Java. Event: "Iroquois Observation Program - Great Egret Excursion at Kanyoo Trail," 5-7:30 p.m., Saturday. All programs are by pre-registration unless noted. For all BAS programs, call (585) 457-3228 (ext. 10), or email: info@buffaloaudubon.org.
. Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. Events: For all TNP programs and registration details, call 825-6397 (ext. 338).
. Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew, Programs: "After School Escape (for grades K-5)," 4:30 p.m., Thursday; "Fall Plant Hike," 2 p.m., Saturday; "Fall Sunset Stroll," 6:30 p.m., Saturday; and "Fall Bird Walk," 9 a.m., Sept. 23. For registration details and all programs, call 683-5959.
. Niagara Frontier Region of New York State Parks Program: "An Autumn Motorcycle Tour," Niagara Falls State Park, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday. For tour details, call 282-5154.
. Niagara Frontier Chapter of Adirondack Mountain Club event: For all extended weekend outings, upcoming gatherings, and all club and outings info, visit adk-nfc.org.
. Foothills Trail Club Events: "Outer Harbor - China Light - Fuhrmann Bike Path Saunter," 10 a.m., Tuesday, call 882-3488; "Wednesday Night Mini-Hike: Williamsville Escarpment to Glen Park," 6:30 p.m., call 691-6750; "Eighteen Mile Creek," 10 a.m., Saturday, call 512-0124; and "Explore Buffalo!," 1:30 p.m., Sept. 23, call 675-3989.
. Nature Sanctuary Society of WNY Event: "Zoar Valley Hike with Dr. Raymond C. Vaughan," Saturday. For details, call Steve McCabe (627-9624).
. Paths, Peaks & Paddles Event: "Paddle Through the Lockport Locks," 11 a.m., Sept. 23. Call 213-0250 or go to paddlespeakspaddles.com.
. Letchworth State Park Interpretive Programs: "Edible Plant Walk," 10 a.m., Wednesday; and "Smokey Hollow Hike," 10 a.m., Thursday. For all LSP programs, call (585) 493-3625.
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