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Don’t Get Your Quills Up, Porcupine!

March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Uncover the myths and unfounded fears of these tree-dwelling pin cushions. Discover why these slow waddling rodents fear little, chew rubber tires, make weird sounds and should never be harmed, as they can save the lives of people lost in the woods. Get answers to nature’s burning question: How do porcupines make love? Ouch!  A North American porcupine can have 30,000 or more quills, they are found on every continent except Antarctica and they are excellent climbers and gnawers.

PowerPoint presentation and videos by River Friends Executive Director Jim Pfiffer

Door prize: Growler of craft beer.

$15 at the door. No reservations required. They include one free New York State craft beer or wine, snack foods and a chance to win a door prize. The fees helps River Friends continue to offer educational programs.


March 11
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Finger Lakes House
389 West Water Street
Elmira, NY 14904
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