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Meetings

• New York Walleye Association, American Legion Niagara Frontier Post No. 1041, 533 Amherst St., 7:30 p.m., Tuesday. Call 875-8148.

• Niagara Musky Association, The Eldredge Club, 17 Broad St., City of Tonawanda, 7 p.m., Tuesday. Call 225-3816.

• Central and WNY Chapter of Safari Club International, 4885 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg, 7 p.m., Wednesday. Arborist Jeremy Sayer will discuss “Tree Planting for Gardeners and Home Landscapers.” Call 565-1980.

Archery

• Evans Rod & Gun Club 15-target 3-D Archery Shoot, Cain Road, starts Wednesday, shooting 4 p.m. to dusk Wednesday evenings to Sept. 25. Call 549-0333 or 512-4948.

• Tri-County Kingdom Third Annual 3-D Archery League starts Wednesday, shooting 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays and 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays to Sept. 28. Call 474-5703 or email: bjhckathorn@yahoo.com.

Shooting sports

• Ladies Shoot Hoot, North Forest Rod & Gun Club, 6257 Old Niagara Road, Lockport, 2 p.m., Saturday. Call 439-1464 or email: Cghummingbird7@gmail.com.

• Second Annual Clays for Heroes fundraiser, Rochester Brooks International Skeet and Trap Club, 962 Honeoye Falls Road, Rush, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday. Call 698-5892 or email: butcher2@canisus.edu.

• WNY Outdoor Pistol League Match: Polaris Club at Tonawandas Sportsmen’s Club, Pendleton, 9 a.m., Aug. 11. Call Bob Guyder (695-1725).

• Boston Valley Conservation Society Fall Trap League, Zimmerman Road, begins August 11. Sign-ups 9 a.m.-noon Sundays and 6-8 p.m. Thursdays. All shooters welcome. Call 649-4651.

• Eastern Lakes Section Championship, Rochester Brooks Gun Club, Rush, Aug. 16-18. For details, call Bob Urban at (585) 346-5542 or email: burban@frontiernet.net.

• Allied Sportsmen’s Club Fall Trap League, 12846 Clinton St., Alden, begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

For details, go to alliedsportsmen.com.

Certification classes

Hunter

• LaSalle Sportsmen’s Club, 2445 Tuscarora Road, Niagara Falls, 6 p.m., Tuesday, and 6-10 p.m., Thursday and Aug. 14 and 15. Call 297-0410 after 4 p.m.

• Jamestown Rifle Club, Busti-Stillwater Road, Busti, 6-7 p.m., Friday, 6-10 p.m., Aug. 16, and 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Aug. 17. Register at first class.

• Somerset Conservation Club, Barker, 6-8 p.m., Aug. 16, and 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Aug. 17 and 18. Call (585) 765-9633.

• Armor Fire Hall, Hamburg, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aug. 17 and 24. Call 627-9861.

• West Falls Conservation Society, 55 Bridge St., Home Study Course, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Aug. 17 and 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Sept. 8. Call 662-5657.

Archery

• 3-F Club, 904 Swann Road, Lewiston, 6-10 p.m., Monday and Tuesday. Call 754-7097, 6-9 p.m.

• Little Ridge Archery (Alford’s), 8862 Ridge Road, Gasport, 6-10 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Call 772-7598, 1-8 p.m.

• Alden Rod & Gun Club, 12 County Line Road, 7-10 p.m., Tuesday, and 8 a.m.-done, Saturday. Call (585) 599-6431 or (585) 937-9536 after 5:30 p.m.

• Double T Archery, 1110 North French Road, Amherst, 6-10 p.m., Thursday, and 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday. Call 694-4946.

• Wesleyan Church, 2514 Hess Road, Appleton, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Aug. 12 and 13. Call 778-9935 or 433-4189, 5-9 p.m.

• Bear Lake Rod & Gun Club, Stockton, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Aug. 17. Call 595-3917 after 1 p.m.

• Bison City Rod & Gun Club, 511 Ohio St., 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Aug. 17. Call 627-9861 or 874-1206.

Pistol

• Firearms Training of WNY Classes: “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” American Legion Cadille Post, Niagara Falls, 6-9 p.m., Wednesday; “Utah, Florida and Arizona Multi-State Permit Class,” Clarion Hotel, Dunkirk, 5:45-9:45 p.m., Tuesday. Call 903-2558 or email info@ftwny.com.

• Security Weapons & Training Institute, 659 Ridge Road, Lackawanna: “8-Hour Annual In-Service Class,” 9 a.m., Tuesday or Wednesday; “8-Hour Pre-Assignment Class,” 8:30 a.m., Thursday; and “NYS Pistol Permit Class,” 10 a.m., Saturday. Call 822-1043 or go to swatstore.com.

• Jim Carr Class, “Utah-Arizona-Florida Multi-State Pistol Permit Class,” Niagara Gun Range, North Tonawanda, 9 a.m., Aug. 17. Call 693-4000.

Trapping

• Little Valley Fairgrounds, Trappers Convention, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday. Call 372-0645 or 353-5796, 8:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Waterfowl identification

• Hamburg Rod & Gun Club, Hickox Road, 6 p.m.-done, Aug. 15. Call 681-5690.

Shows/seminars

• Erie County Fair Conservation Building exhibits, Hamburg, Wednesday-Aug. 18. Go to ecfair.org.

• Cattaraugus County Trappers Association Sportsmen’s Rendezvous, Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Friday - Aug. 11. Live demos, seminars and Saturday auction. For details, call 492-0432.

• Wyoming County Fair, Pike, Saturday-Aug. 17. Conservation Building exhibits and seminars. Go to wyomingcountyfair.org.

• Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Military Expo, 11177 Main St., Clarence, Aug. 17-18. Go to nfgshows.com.

Banquets/fundraisers

• Batavia Rod & Gun Annual Chicken BBQ Fundraiser, Aug. 11. To pre-order, call (585) 746-1061.

Hiking/nature

• Buffalo Audubon Society/Beaver Meadow Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java Events: “Tips and Tricks for Improving Your Nature Photography,” 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday; “Junior Audubon Club – Shorebirds at Tifft Nature Preserve (for middle and high school students),” 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday; and “Family Walk at Beaver Meadow,” 2 p.m., Aug. 11.

For registration details, call (585) 457-3228 (ext. 10) or go to buffaloaudubon.org.

• Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. “Science of our City at Canalside – Byron Dig at Hiscock Site,” 3-6 p.m., Tuesday; “Wellness Walk,” 10 a.m.-noon, Thursday; and “Tifft Trek,” 2-3:30 p.m., Aug. 11. Registration required. For all programs and registration details, call 825-6397 (ext. 338).

• Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew, Programs: “New Moon Nature Walk,” 8:30 p.m., Wednesday; and “Insects of the Night,” 8:30 p.m., Saturday. For registration details and all programs, call 683-5959.

• Niagara Frontier Region of New York State Parks Programs: “A Stroll Along the Rim,” Whirlpool State Park, 6-8 p.m., Saturday, call 282-5154; “Beach Glass 101,” Evangola State Park, 6-8 p.m., Saturday, call 549-1050; and “Beaver House and Lighthouse,” Golden Hill State Park, 1:30-4 p.m., Aug. 11, call 282-5154.

• Foothills Trail Club Events: “Outer Harbor/Fuhrmann Bike Path Saunter,” 10 a.m., Tuesday, call 882-3488; “Wednesday Night Mini-Hike, Buckhorn State Park,” 6:30 p.m., call 693-2274; “Chestnut Ridge Park,” 6 p.m., Thursday, call 548-1401; “Balls Falls, Canada,” 9 a.m., Saturday, call 675-3989; “Traffic Street Forest Tract,” 10 a.m., Aug. 11, call 433-4546; and “Outer Harbor/Fuhrmann Bike Path,” 10 a.m., Aug. 11, call 882-3488.

• Niagara Frontier Chapter of Adirondack Mountain Club Events: For all events visit adk-nfc.org.

• Hamburg Natural History Society Events: “Penn Dixie Science Adventure Summer Day Camp (for ages 8-12),” 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Friday; “Mid-Summer’s Night Adventure: Fossil-Astronomy Program,” 5-11 p.m., Saturday; and “Dinosaurs, Fossils and Nature Summer Science Camp (for ages 8-12),” Aug. 12-16. Call 627-4560 or go to penndixie.org.

• Paths, Peaks and Paddles Events: “Annual Tuesday and Thursday Evening Stress Reducer Paddles.” For times and places, call 213-0350.

• Letchworth State Park Interpretive Programs: “Learn About Letchworth Series – Beyond Boundaries, Story of the Park’s Museum,” 7 p.m., Tuesday; “Nature Walk-Big Flats and Smokey Hollow Trails,” 10 a.m., Thursday. For all programs, call (585) 493-3625.

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