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June 2018

Water Chestnut Control at Silver Lake

June 22 @ 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Silver Lake, Silver Lake Road
New Berlin, United States
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Join OCCA for our first water chestnut control event of the year at Silver Lake in New Berlin. Pull water chestnuts from 10am to 1pm, then enjoy lunch courtesy of the lake's owner. Space is limited, and no outside canoes/kayaks are permitted. Please use the registration form to sign up, and you will receive directions to the event.

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July 2018

Paddle and Pull – Goodyear Lake

July 8 @ 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
NY United States
Free

Kick off Invasive Species Awareness Week with a water chestnut pull in the Stump Lot portion of Goodyear Lake. OCCA and the Goodyear Lake Association have been partnering for a decade on removing the highly invasive water chestnut (Trapa natans) by hand. Come enjoy the results on a leisurely paddle, and we’ll pull any water chestnuts we find. Bring your own canoe/kayak, or reserve space in one of ours! Meet at 1 p.m. at the Portlandville Fishing Access Site on…

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Japanese knotweed control – Mohican Farm

July 11 @ 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Mohican Farm/Spaulding Estate, 7207 State Route 80
Cooperstown, NY 13326 United States
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Free

Japanese knotweed is a highly-invasive plant that is spreading rapidly across the region. Learn to recognize knotweed, and get your hands dirty as we try to control a patch of it here at Mohican Farm. Bring hand pruners and hand tools useful for grubbing tough, persistent roots out of the ground. Meet at OCCA’s Mohican Farm office, 7207 State Highway 80, Cooperstown. Contact Jeff O’Handley for information or to register.

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To use our online sign up for an event, please click here. Otherwise, please contact Program Director, Jeff O’Handley at 607-282-4087 or programdirector@occainfo.org.