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Published on April 1st, 2015 | by GrowWNY Intern


Sixth Annual Spring EGG-stravaganza Celebration April 3rd

BY: Tifft Nature Preserve

Tifft Nature Preserve (Tifft), Buffalo’s natural treasure at the Outer Harbor, will host its sixth annual family-friendly Spring EGG-stravaganza celebration on Friday, April 3, 2015 at 10AM to 4PM  (timed entry at 10am, 12pm & 2pm).

Featuring a recently expanded Visitor Center, Tifft invites families of all ages to join their celebration of animals that hatch from eggs with a variety of activities, crafts, tours, and live animal demonstrations, including:

  • Natural egg dying using berries, spices and vegetables (bring up to six of your own hard boiled eggs)
  • Live bird encounters with Messinger Woods Wildlife Care and Education Center, Inc.
  • Make ‘n’ take nature-themed crafts including the deliciously popular edible chocolate bird nests
  • Guided “Who’s Hatching Hikes” on Tifft’s beautiful and accessible nature trails
  • Up-close encounters with live egg-laying  animals like bugs, frogs, turtles, and snakes
  • Exhibits of real bird eggs, nests, museum specimens, and more
  • Newly hatched live chicks and live chicks hatching from eggs (if the timing’s right!)

Admission to the event is $7 per person and Buffalo Museum of Science Members Save 10%. Pre-registration and pre-payment is required. Please call 716-825-6397 or visit  to register or for more information.

Refreshments will be available for sale, including popcorn, snacks, delicacies by the Cheesy Chick Food Truck, and more.

This is Tifft’s sixth annual Spring EGG-stravaganza. The event has sold out for the last three years and welcomed nearly 600 guests in 2014. With the new facility addition, Tifft is egg-cited to welcome even more guest to its 2015 event.

Additional spring and Earth Day themed programs will take place throughout the month of April.  For further information, please call Tifft Nature Preserve at 716-825-6397 or visit


Tifft Nature Preserve is a 264 acre wildlife refuge at the Outer Harbor in South Buffalo providing year-round educational programming, outdoor recreation, and environmental conservation. Operated by the Buffalo Museum of Science, the Preserve features five miles of beautiful trails, diverse habitats, and a Visitor Center. For more information please visit

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