Monthly Archives: January 2017

SUNY Oneonta Biological Field Station Internship Program

OCCA has a long standing relationship with the SUNY Oneonta Biological Field Station (BFS) that started in the early 1970’s.  Since then this relationship has produced several important studies,  allowed for continuous monitoring of Otsego Lake and helped develop their water quality agendas.  The two entities worked hand in hand monitoring Otsego Lake and its […]

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Be Informed! Lecture Series

Celebrate and learn about many topics in ecology, natural resources, land management and much, much more.  The Be Informed! lecture series has a topic for everyone.  Planned in conjunction with Mohican Farm, this series is intended for older students and adults as a way to stay current on a variety of issues and learn in […]

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Nature Walks

Since 2001, OCCA has organized nature walks on local trails. We believe that getting out and enjoying Otsego County’s open spaces is important to understanding and appreciating the bountiful natural resources of our area.  Our nature hikes include both leisure and educational walks for all audiences. Our schedule includes public and private trails around the […]

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Planning Resources

OCCA has a long-standing practice of providing communities with planning support. All municipalities in Otsego County and surrounding jurisdictions are entitled to assistance on occasional planning-related questions and projects from OCCA’s Environmental Planner at no charge. A modest amount of free support can be provided to each municipality. Free services include but are not limited […]

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OCCA Sponsors Department of Environmental Conservation Camperships Through Essay Contest

COOPERSTOWN – The Otsego County Conservation Association has announced that it will send eight Otsego County school students to Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Education Camp this coming summer through a countywide competitive essay contest. Otsego County students ages 11-13 are invited to compete for camperships via the essay contest (campers must be 11 […]

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