Thursday, March 29, 2012
The Finger Lakes Community College Muller Field Station at the south end of Honeoye Lake will hold a spring open house on Saturday, April 7, to offer guided nature hikes as well as updates on the walleye spawning season and college research.
The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Muller Field Station, 6455 County Road 36. It is free and open to the public.
FLCC’s fisheries technology faculty and students will provide an update on the 2012 walleye spawning season from 10 to 11 a.m.
Visitors can join nature hikes led by FLCC students along the Honeoye Lake inlet at 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m.
Bruce Gilman, Muller Field Station director, will give a presentation on “The Life and Legend of Emil Muller” at 11:30 a.m. The field station previously served as recreational property for the late Emil Muller, whose wife donated it to the FLCC Foundation in 2000.
FLCC faculty and staff will give informal presentations on college research projects and the history of Muller Field Station from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A “touch table” with animal pelts and other items will be set up to help children learn about animals living in western New York.
For information, call the FLCC Department of Environmental Conservation and Horticulture at (585) 785-1257.