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2023 Gala 

September 27th 6-9pm
The Powerhouse 
140 Lee St. Buffalo, NY

This year’s Gala will be a celebration of the incredible accomplishments of the Land Conservancy and its members. The Gala will include a reception with music, hors d'oeuvres, and an open bar with beer, wine, and cocktails. The reception will be followed by a fabulous dinner and dessert. After dinner, we will honor several exceptional Land Conservancy supporters.


An Owl Prowl Spooktacular

October 28th 5:30-7:30
Gallogly Nature Sanctuary
2950 Whitehaven Rd 
Grand Island, NY 14072

Ever wonder what owls do at night in a forest? What sounds do they make? How do they eat? Well, now you can find out! On October 28th at the Gallogly Nature Sanctuary in Grand Island, join experienced birders from Buffalo Audubon Society, the Western New York Land Conservancy, and WNY Young Birders for a Halloween Spooktacular Owl Prowl and learn why owls are some of the coolest birds around. Come see them in their native habitat. Bonus: Spooky stories and songs! Cider! Donuts! Halloween costumes optional but welcomed. This event will be fun for the whole family.

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Rescuing the Planet: An Evening with Tony Hiss 

Did you miss the May 25th 2023 event? Use the link to watch the presentation on YouTube. The event featured acclaimed author Tony Hiss, one of the strongest advocates for land protection in the United States, who braided the thesis of his seminal book, Rescuing the Planet: Protecting Half the Land to Heal the Earth, with the Land Conservancy's efforts to save the Floating Fen and develop the Western New York Wildway. 

We Are Each Other's Harvest: An Evening with Natalie Baszile 

Did you miss the June 21st 2022 event? Use the link to watch the presentation on YouTube. The eventfeatured a special conversation with Allison DeHonney (Buffalo Go Green/Urban Fruits & Veggies), Mahamud Mberwa (Bwedo Farm), Dao Kamara (Liberian Community Farming Project), and Hamadi Ali (Providence Farm Collective).

An Evening with Ed Marx of the Wildlands Network 

Did you miss the October 27th 2021 event? Use the link to watch the presentation on Youtube. Listen to Ed Marx discuss the Eastern Wildway, an effort to create a wildlife corridor from the Gulf of Mexico to eastern Canada. You’ll also hear from Jajean Rose-Burney, our Deputy Executive Director, about how you can save the Allegany Wildlands.

Finding the Mother Tree: A Virtual Evening with Suzanne Simard

Did you miss the June 16th 2021 event? Use the link to watch the presentation on YouTube. Finding the Mother Tree: An Evening with Suzanne Simard  included a presentation on her pioneering work and a conversation. 

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