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Invasive Species Teach-In

July 13 @ 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Free

Celebrate New York State’s sixth Invasive Species Awareness Week with an Invasive Species Teach-In at the large pavilion in Wilber Park, Oneonta. Displays and exhibits will highlight some of the invasive plants and animals that threaten our lands and waters. See examples of common invasive plants, discover how to report new infestations, and learn what is being done to control them. Activities for children and adults include matching games, Invasive Species Bingo, and a short walk to look for invasives in the park. At the ID table, you may bring suspicious plants or weeds for identification—bring either a good cell phone photo or bring the plant sealed in a gallon Ziploc bag. Unknown insects may also be dropped off for later identification. Insects must be sealed in a bag and frozen overnight, i.e., they must be dead. This event is free and open to the public.

The Invasive Species Teach-In is made possible with funding provided from the Environmental Protection Fund as administered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

Details

Date:
July 13
Time:
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

OCCA
Phone:
(607) 547-4488
Website:
http://occainfo.org

Venue

Wilber Park
Albert Morris Drive
Oneonta, NY 13820 United States
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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.