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Bronze Owl Sculpture Raffle

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017

Bronze Owl Sculpture Raffle

RTPI is currently selling raffle tickets for a chance to win this bronze snowy owl sculpture. All proceeds from this fundraiser will support RTPI’s Project Wild America Youth Ambassadors Program which engages young people in RTPI’s conservation initiatives in Jamestown’s urban ecosystem – the very place that inspired a young Roger Tory Peterson. To purchase a ticket, stop in to RTPI or contact Amy Hudson at 716-665-2473 ext. 227 or...

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The Buzz

Posted by on Aug 12, 2017

The Buzz

The pollinators are certainly enjoying the blooming flower gardens at RTPI! Pay us a visit soon to see what the buzz is all about! You can enjoy a walk on our nature trails, admire the Birds in Art exhibition, and naturally experience original work by Roger Tory Peterson while you’re here!

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Volunteers Beautify RTPI

Posted by on Aug 11, 2017

Volunteers Beautify RTPI

In late July, a large group of volunteers from the Cummins Inc., Jamestown Engine Plant came to RTPI to make improvements to our building and grounds. This enthusiastic and hardworking group tended our flowerbeds, cleaned up our porch and patio, trimmed back the vegetation along our hiking trails, and weeded our walkways and parking areas. We’d like to express our gratitude for the efforts of this dedicated crew – they certainly left the place looking lovely just in time for our big summer events!

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Win this bronze snowy owl sculpture and help conserve the birds in your own backyard!

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017

Win this bronze snowy owl sculpture and help conserve the birds in your own backyard!

“Elevated Perspective” is a 9-inch bronze rendering of a snowy owl by artist Dale Weiler. RTPI is currently selling raffle tickets for a drawing to be held the first week of September. This sculpture, one of a limited edition of 50, is valued at $1500, and may also be purchased at this price. All proceeds from the sales of “Elevated Perspective” will support RTPI’s Project Wild America Youth Ambassadors Program which engages young people in RTPI’s conservation initiatives in Jamestown’s urban ecosystem – the very place that inspired a young Roger Tory Peterson.

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Project Wild America Youth Ambassadors Program 2017

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017

Project Wild America Youth Ambassadors Program 2017

Roger Tory Peterson – inspired by Jamestown’s wild side during his youth – went on to become a world renowned naturalist. For the third consecutive summer, RTPI employed a cohort of local high school and college students as “Project Wild America (PWA) Youth Ambassadors” to follow in Peterson’s footsteps by working alongside our conservation staff monitoring and raising public awareness about Jamestown’s unique and vital natural resources. Check out the highlights from this year’s PWA program on their website and Facebook page, and stay tuned for more detailed reporting of what...

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