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Upcoming Events

Gallery Tours – Fridays, December 20-January 17, 2:00pm

Artist Guy Coheleach discusses his original works with guests at RTPI’s opening reception for his exhibition, “Guy Coheleach: Wildlife in Art”.

RTPI staff will lead you through the galleries to view and discuss our featured exhibition, Guy Coheleach: Wildlife in Art, as well as select Roger Tory Peterson works and memorabilia.  Docent-led tours are free with regular gallery admission.

 

Doors Open Jamestown – Saturday, January 18, 10:00am-5:00pm; Architecture Tour – 1:00pm

The Roger Tory Peterson Institute (RTPI) encourages you to explore their galleries, museum store, and world-class architecture during Doors Open Jamestown 2020.   Enjoy free admission, refreshments and promotions in the museum store while viewing the exhibition Guy Coheleach: Wildlife in Art.  This breathtaking exhibition is featured at RTPI through Sunday, January 19th – don’t miss this chance to tour the exhibition for the last time!

Architecture tour with Marlin Casker, December 2019

Jamestown’s Museums and downtown businesses invite you to treat yourself, your family and your friends to the Annual Doors Open Jamestown, a FREE day at your local museums and attractions. History, art, nature and comedy – all are open for you.  Local restaurants and retail shops will also be offering discounts – spend the day discovering Jamestown!  More information is available by visiting www.tourchautauqua.com/events/doors-open-jamestown

We hope to see you here at RTPI for Doors Open Jamestown!

 

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Early Detection Surveys
Ongoing December-February

 

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Survey: Friday January 17th, 2020 1:00pm:  As a part of the High Allegheny Hemlock Conservation Partnership, led by the U.S. Forest Service and The Nature Conservancy, RTPI and JCC adopted South Valley State Forest to survey and contribute information to these agencies as well as the Department of Environmental Conservation. Join us as we survey two sites on the state forest lands. We will meet in the RTPI parking lot promptly at 12:30 to carpool and meet on-site around 1:00pm. For those meeting on-site, please meet near the bridge on Sawmill Run Road approx. 42°02.511’N 079°00.580’W. For more information and directions to South Valley State Forest please visit: http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/68293.html

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Survey: Friday January 24th, 2020 1:00pm:  We will be surveying the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy’s Dobbin’s Woods Preserve located on Bly Hill Road in the town of Ashville. We will meet at 1:00pm in the preserve parking lot. Visit http://chautauquawatershed.org/index.php/preserves/our-preserves for directions to the preserve.

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Survey: Saturday January 25th, 2020 10:00am:  We will be surveying the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy’s newly established Goose Creek Valley Greenway Preserve located on Hoag Road in the town of Ashville.  We will meet at 10:00am at the entrance of the site located approx. 42°05’04.9″N 79°22’35.6″W. Visit http://chautauquawatershed.org/index.php/preserves/our-preserves for directions to the preserve.

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Survey: Friday January 31st, 2020 1:00pm:  In addition to our South Valley State Forest site, we are also surveying the Hatch Run Conservation Demonstration Area in Warren Pennsylvania for the joint U.S. Forest Service and Nature Conservancy project. We will meet in the RTPI parking lot promptly at 12:30 to carpool and meet on-site in the Hatch Run parking lot (located off of Hatch Run Road in Warren PA) around 1:00pm. For more information about Hatch Run please visit: http://www.wcconservation.net/hatch-run-conservation-demonstration-area/

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Survey: Saturday February 8th, 2020 1:00pm:  We will be surveying the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy’s Elm Flats First Preserve located on Lawson Road in the town of Chautauqua. We will meet in front of the preserve to give instruction and then hike to the hemlock stand. Please visit http://chautauquawatershed.org/index.php/preserves/our-preserves for directions.

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Survey: Friday February 14th, 2020 1:00pm:  Join us as we explore our backyard and survey the Jamestown Community College and Roger Tory Peterson Institute’s preserves. We will meet in the RTPI parking lot at 1pm to provide instruction and work our way through the preserves.