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September 2018

The Trees of Cooperstown

September 20 @ 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
NY United States
Free

Street trees provide far more than pretty scenery. Join OCCA Program Director, Jeff O'Handley on a pleasant stroll around Cooperstown and learn how we benefit from our trees. The walk also includes some basics of tree anatomy and identification, and will highlight how the Village is looking to protect this important resource. This walk is sponsored by the Village of Cooperstown through a New York State DEC Urban and Community Forestry grant. The Urban Forestry Grants are funded through the…

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County Forest Walk

September 26 @ 9:00 am to 11:00 am
NY United States
Free

Did you know Otsego County owns over 3,600 acres of forest property? Join Joe Sweeney, Forest Technician with the Otsego County Soil & Water Conservation District on a walk through the John W. Chase Memorial Forest in Middlefield and learn about sustainable forest management, best management practices, forest pests, invasive species, and multi-use land management. Meet at the intersection of Middlefield, Van Cleef, and Pearsall Roads in the town of Middlefield. Wear shoes suitable for walking on rough terrain and…

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October 2018

Trees–Sentinels of the Susquehanna

October 6 @ 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Doubleday Field, 1 Doubleday Court
Cooperstown, NY 13326 United States
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Free

OCCA Executive Director Leslie Orzetti leads this walk along Willow Brook from Doubleday Field to Otsego Lake in Cooperstown.  The walk will talk about trees as a vital part of the stream ecosystem, their benefits, and programs that help restore riparian buffer ecosystems.  Other stops on the walk include Lakefront Park and ending at Council Rock. This walk is sponsored by the Village of Cooperstown through a New York State DEC Urban and Community Forestry grant. The Urban Forestry grants…

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Get the Kids Out–Trees!

October 8 @ 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Mohican Farm/Spaulding Estate, 7207 State Route 80
Cooperstown, NY 13326 United States
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Need something to do on Columbus Day? Come to Mohican Farm and explore the world of trees. We'll search the property and learn how to tell different kinds from each other, understand the role trees play in our world, and have fun! Meet at OCCA's office at Mohican Farm, 7207 State Highway 80, Cooperstown. Free.  

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Meet Your State Forester

October 20 @ 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Basswood Pond State Forest, 500 Conservation Road
Burlington, NY 13315 United States
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Free

New York State Forester Nathan Funk will lead an informative walk through Basswood Pond State Forest.  He will talk about the forest's history, planned forestry actions, and recreational opportunities at the forest. Program is free. Meet at the Basswood Pond State Forest parking area on Conservation Road, Burlington Flats. Free

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