‘In the end, we will conserve only what we love; we will love only what we understand

and we will understand only what we are taught.’ ~ Baba Dioum



Programs that Inspire

Get close enough to hear a lynx’s purr, meet an eagle nose to beak or feel the brush of a feather as a hawk soars inches overhead. Our programs will create lasting memories for your audience and will forge a renewed bond to the natural world and all of its wonders! Customize a program to perfectly fit your needs. From pre-school groups, college classes, corporate events, community events and birthday parties!

New Programs

Our team of naturalists is continuously developing fun and engaging programming for all ages. We strive to spread conservation messaging and meet the educational needs of our community. Discover our newest program offerings and get up to speed with what we have to offer your audience.

On-Site Programs

In addition to attending our many events throughout the season, you can now enjoy the wonder of Hawk Creek with a personal touch. We offer tours, experiences, and on-site programming to accommodate any sized group. Let our team guide you through your next wild adventure!

Other Programs

Generations of Western New Yorkers have grown up with Hawk Creek as part of their education. Our wildlife programming is the natural fit for schools, libraries, assisted living centers, community festivals and private events. Let us customize a program for you!


Hawk Creek is constantly developing new classes to host at the Center. From our ever popular Wildlife Rehabilitation Class to a variety of Wilderness Survival Classes, there is something for everyone! Check back for new classes that will be offered soon. Sign up early as class sizes are limited!


Although we are closed to the public except for our special events, we offer Private Educational Tours throughout the year! This is a perfect field trip opportunity for all ages. Come and see Hawk Creek’s beautiful Center, gardens and animal residents!


Our exhibits are perfect for large or small functions with people roaming about. Walk on up to an informational table filled with resources and educational materials. Hawk Creek’s will even bring some furry, feathery or scaly animal residents!


Did you know that Hawk Creek Wildlife presents exciting and educational programs at nearly any venue and for any age group? We come to schools, libraries, nursing homes…etc! Let Hawk Creek help you bring concepts to life for your students or entertain and educate your guests.

Unique Events, Shows And Birthday Parties

Planning a party, but have no ideas how to spice it up? What about a grand opening that really needs to pop? Want to bring the WILD to your Birthday Party? Whatever you have going on, we can be there! Hawk Creek is guaranteed to bring out the wild side of your event.

Classes at Hawk Creek

Have you ever wanted to learn how to lend wildlife a helping hand? Or have you wanted to know how to provide proper emergency treatment to injured, orphaned, and distressed wildlife living in your community? Then Hawk Creek’s Classes are for you! This class is offered 2 times a year.


Your special day needs to be perfect and should showcase your passion. If you have a love for animals and nature, and you want to foster that love in your guests, then Hawk Creek is the magical setting you are looking for! Our professionally trained animal ambassadors can also travel to the venue of your choice.