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Wetland Program, Permitting to be Discussed

COOPERSTOWN, NY-Theresa Swenson and Kate Kornak will provide a joint presentation on the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Wetland Programs, with a particular emphasis on how the regulations relate to water quality and lakeside residences at the Otsego County Water Quality Coordinating Committee (WQCC) public meeting on Wednesday, February 22 at 1 […]

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OCCA lecture series kicks off with climate smart discussion

  COOPERSTOWN—Otsego County Conservation Association begins its “Be Informed!” lecture series on February 15, 2017 with a talk by Dan Sullivan, of the Mohawk Valley Regional Development District. Sullivan’s talk, “How You Can Make an Impact Using Clean Energy,” covers clean energy, how citizens and municipalities can get involved in clean energy programs, and the […]

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ECO-BULLETIN – February 1, 2017: Vol. 11, No. 1

February 1, 2017:  Vol. 11, No. 1   Oral Histories of the Land February 9 –7pm – Cooperstown Graduate Program (5838 State Route 80) This program will share stories about the environment from CGP’s archive of oral history interviews and use them in a facilitated discussion about land use and the role of the environment […]

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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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Municipal Bulletin January 4, 2017, Vol 1, No. 1

                   New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Accepting Applications for Urban Forestry Projects The Environmental Protection fund is investing $2.3 million in tree planting, maintenance grants, tree inventory, and community forestry management plans. Tree inventories and community forestry maintenance projects have no required match. Tree planting and […]

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Snowshoe Hike to Mud Lake

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