Events

Genesee River Float
Genesee River Float

Come float on the mighty Genesee River.  Please arrive ~9:00 to drop your gear at Transit Bridge Access Site, then drive to the Caneadea Access Site to park and leave your vehicle.  We'll shuttle you back to Transit, to start the float at 10:00.  Taking care of these logistics first, allows everyone to enjoy a paddle at their own pace and finish at their vehicle so they can pack up and leave.

$20 to Genesee River Wilds is greatly apprecaited to support the organization.

  • Date:
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  • June 3, 2018
  • 10:00 AM
  • Start: Transit Bridge Access Site, Allegany County
    End: Caneadea Access Site, Allegany County
  • In partnership with Genesee River Wilds
Picnic
Picnic

Join the Board of Directors and staff for the annual Conservancy picnic at the protected Sunny Knoll Farm protected by operators Roger & Richard Grushow and adjacent landowners Laurel & Don Schenkel.

Bar opens at 5:30pm and dinner served at 6:30pm.  After dinner we'll have a chance to tour the facility and learn about their edible dry bean operation.

A donation of $10/person is greatly appreciated to cover costs of the picnic!

Special thanks to Geneseo Hardware & Rental.

  • Date:
  • Time:
  • Location:
  • June 3, 2018
  • 5:30 PM
  • Sunny Knoll Farm
    7115 Jenks Road
    Lima NY 14485
  • Supporters, landowners, & volunteers are invited to join Board and Staff for a casual meal on protected land.
Genesee Valley 100 - Community Painting Project
Genesee Valley 100 - Community Painting Project

Painters of all abilities and styles are being sought to paint a canvas inspired by the Genesee Valley.  Free canvas is available throughout the spring/summer.  Works are due by October 20th for digital and physical display. 

Click Here For Complete Project Details

  • Date:
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  • Location:
  • July 1, 2018
  • 9:11 AM
  • Inspired by the Genesee Valley
  • Paintings Due Oct. 20th
Geology Creek Walk
Geology Creek Walk

Visit the Jaycox Creek with SUNY Geneseo geologist Dr. Jeff Over to learn about the geologic history of the Genesee Valley.  Wear boots and be prepared to walk on uneven terrain over rocks!

  • Date:
  • Time:
  • Location:
  • August 11, 2018
  • 8:00 AM
  • park on north roadside
    3432 Nations Road
    Geneseo
  • Supported by Steuben Trust Company
  • Date:
  • Time:
  • Location:
  • September 2, 2018
  • 8:00 AM
  • Geneseo, NY
  • Registration opens June 1.
Oneida Lot - Paint Out #2 - Late Summer
Oneida Lot - Paint Out #2 - Late Summer

Come paint, sketch, or take reference photos for your Genesee Valley 100 Painting Project!

Please RSVP for this event and check in upon arrival.

Exclusive access to this privately owned field provides opportunities for views across the valley, of the cherished Oaks, of grassland habitat, and rural landscapes.  This field is being managed for grassland bird habitat.  Grasses will be tall and trees covered with leafs. 

  • Date:
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  • Location:
  • September 11, 2018
  • 4:00 PM
  • Oneida Lot, Top of Nations Road, near Route 39, Geneseo
  • Supported by Steuben Trust Company & Genesee Valley Council on the Arts
Genesee Valley Hunt Races
Genesee Valley Hunt Races

The Genesee Valley Hunt Races is a great way for the entire family to spend the day in a beautiful outdoor setting just north of Geneseo, NY. The Hunt Races have been hosted here for over 120 years, and some of the finest steeplechase trainers on the eastern seaboard bring their horses here to compete for over $30,000 in prize money. Trainers, owners, and jockeys agree that the Genesee Valley Hunt Races are one of the most anticipated meets of the entire season.

  • Date:
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  • Location:
  • October 13, 2018
  • 10:00 AM
  • 3320 Nations Road
    Geneseo NY 14454
  • Takes place on protected land.
Genesee Valley Quiz Night
Genesee Valley Quiz Night

Click here for details on the Quiz!

  • Date:
  • Time:
  • Location:
  • November 9, 2018
  • 7:00 PM
  • Big Tree Inn
    46 Main Street
    Geneseo, NY 14454
  • Registration required: will open in Aug/Sept.
  • Date:
  • Time:
  • Location:
  • November 27, 2018
  • 12:01 AM
  • Online!
2018 Events Supported by Steuben Trust Company
2018 Events Supported by Steuben Trust Company

We are please to have the support of Steuben Trust Company again this year, enabling us to provide a variety of nature walks and talks throughout the year to the public.

  • Date:
  • Time:
  • December 1, 2018
  • 2:18 PM