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Salo named OCCA Conservationist of the Year

PRESS RELEASE—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Tuesday, October 25, 2016                                                                Contact: Leslie Orzetti, (607) 547-4488, director@occainfo.org  Salo named OCCA Conservationist of the Year COOPERSTOWN—The Otsego County Conservation Association will present its 2016 “Conservationist of the Year” award to Tom Salo of Burlington. Salo will receive the award at OCCA’s Annual Dinner on Tuesday, November 15. […]

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Ag Plastic Collections Scheduled

COOPERSTOWN–Farmers will have two opportunities to drop off their used agricultural plastic for recycling this November through a special program arranged by the Otsego County Department of Solid Waste, Otsego County Conservation Association, Casella Resource Solutions, Otsego County Soil & Water Conservation District, and the New York State Recycling Agricultural Plastics Program (RAPP). The collections […]

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OCCA seeks volunteers for highway cleanup

COOPERSTOWN—Otsego County Conservation Association will be holding a highway cleanup along State Route 80 on Saturday, October 22 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The cleanup is part of New York State’s Adopt-A-Highway program. OCCA adopted this portion of the road in 2013. Volunteers will meet at OCCA’s office at Mohican Farm, at the corner […]

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Riddell State Park hike features waterfall, bog

ONEONTA—Otsego County Conservation Association’s nature walk series continues on Saturday, September 24 at noon with a hike in Robert V. Riddell State Park in the Town of Oneonta. Steve Kent will lead the four hour, four-and-one-half mile walk, which passes through different forest types, makes a side trip to a 30-foot waterfall, and stops at […]

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OCCA Seeking Nominations for ‘Conservationist of the Year’

The Otsego County Conservation Association is seeking nominations for its annual Conservationist of the Year award. The award will be given to an individual, citizens’ group or grassroots organization, governmental body, non-profit organization with 501 (c)(3) standing or a business that has made a positive difference in environmental protection, preservation or education in Otsego County. […]

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