Minna Anthony Common (MAC) Nature Center

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MAC Events Calendar

How do I schedule a program?

If you are interested in scheduling a program for your classroom or organization, please call the Nature Center at 315-482-2479.

Sat. 5/2 9:00 AM I Love My Park Day!

Plant trees, restore trails and wildlife habitat, and work on site improvement projects!

Sat. 5/9 10:00 AM Ready, Set, Fun! Ready Set Fun Literacy Festival is a celebration of learning that has been held annually in May for over 20 years and boasts over 30 educational exhibitors, local authors, PBS Kids Characters, a gently-used book swap and much more. Each year, WPBS di... more
1:00 PM Migratory Bird Day

It's for the birds! Join us for activities to appreciate our feathered friends.

Sat. 5/16 10:30 AM EAB traps with SLELO PRISM

What is the Emerald Ash Borer? Help us put up our traps for this invasive species!

Sun. 5/17 1:00 PM Backyard Explorers: Spring Babies

Our Junior Naturalists are back! This time we'll learn about spring babies.

Sat. 5/23 11:00 AM Spider's Sportfishing Clinic

11am–1pm Basic Fishing Skills 1:30-3:30pm Fly Fishing Basics

Sat. 5/30 10:00 AM Geology + Photography Hike

Join nature photographer and geologist Chris Murray for this creative outing.

Sat. 6/6 1:00 PM National Trails Day

Hike down the classic river trails - Eel Bay, the Narrows, and South Bay.

Wed. 6/10 6:00 PM Movie Night

Invasive Species Awareness Week! Come watch a documentary with us!

Fri. 6/12 5:30 PM TILT's Zenda Farms Picnic

Celebrate the start of summer with TILT!       ZENDA FARMS PRESERVE, CLAYTON

Sat. 6/13 1:00 PM Aliens from Outer States!

Become acquainted with invasive species of New York on this short hike!

Sat. 6/20 11:00 AM Spider's Sportfishing Clinic

11am–1pm Basic Fishing Skills 1:30-3:30pm Fly Fishing Basics

Sat. 6/27 9:00 AM Mindful Meandering

This group meditation will show parallels between the outdoors and our lives!

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