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September 2017

Forest Stewardship Workshop

September 30 @ 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Mohican Farm/Spaulding Estate, 7195 State Route 80
Cooperstown, NY 13326 United States
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OCCA, Mohican Farm, and the Otsego Land Trust team up to provide this workshop in Forest Stewardship aimed at forest owners, foresters, and anyone with an interest in forested land. Good forest stewardship is all about the responsible management of forests. But in order to be a good forest steward, it is important to have a basic understanding of the values of and threats to our regional forests. Marilyn Wyman will provide an overview of Otsego County forests, including ways…

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October 2017

Mud Lake, Riddell State Park

October 14 @ 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Free

Climb up and over South Hill in Robert V. Riddell State Park with Patricia Riddell Kent and Steve Kent, donors of the park. This 3.5-hour, 4.5-mile hike traverses woods rich in beauty and history, makes a stop at a spectacular, 30-foot waterfall, swings by Mud Lake, a bog at the top of the hill, and continues down to the Pine Lake Campus of Hartwick College. Meet at the Pine Lake Campus on Charlotte Creek Road and carpool to the Robert…

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November 2017

Ag Plastic and Wood Pellet Bag Collection–Oneonta

November 11 @ 8:00 am to 11:00 am
Southern Transfer Station, 75 Silas Lane
Oneonta, NY 13820 United States
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Otsego County residents can bring used bale wrap, silage bags, bunker and greenhouse covers and wood pellet bags to the Southern Transfer Station in Oneonta for free recycling. Plastic must be relatively clean and separated by type to be accepted. Call (607) 282-4087 to pre-register and for information on how to properly prepare plastic for recycling. Also available November 16 at the Northern Transfer Station in Cooperstown.

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Ag Plastic and Wood Pellet Bag Collection–Cooperstown

November 16 @ 8:00 am to 11:00 am
Northern Transfer Station, Town Dump Road
Cooperstown, NY 13326 United States
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Otsego County residents can bring used bale wrap, silage bags, bunker and greenhouse covers and wood pellet bags to the Northern Transfer Station in Cooperstown for free recycling. Plastic must be relatively clean and separated by type to be accepted. Call (607) 282-4087 to pre-register and for information on how to properly prepare plastic for recycling. Also available November 11 at the Southern Transfer Station in Oneonta.

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December 2017

Sleeping Lion Trail, Glimmerglass State Park

December 5 @ 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Glimmerglass State Park, 1527 County Hwy 31
Cooperstown, NY 13326 United States
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Offered in conjunction with Susquehanna Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club. More details to come.

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Sleeping Lion Trail Walk, Glimmerglass State Park

December 5 @ 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Glimmerglass State Park, 1527 County Hwy 31
Cooperstown, NY 13326 United States
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Free

Join OCCA Program Director Jeff O'Handley on this 2.5-mile hike on the Sleeping Lion trail in Glimmerglass State Park. The hike travels through a variety of forest environments with splendid views of Otsego Lake. Program is free. Sponsored by the Susquehanna Chapter Adirondack Mountain Club. Contact Julie Smith at (607) 432-8642 for information on carpooling from the Oneonta area.

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