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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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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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Volunteers, bags needed for special project

PRESS RELEASE–FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   November 1, 2016   Contact: Martha Clarvoe, (607) 293-6654; martha.clarvoe@occainfo.org   Volunteers, bags needed for special project   COOPERSTOWN–The Recycling Committee of Otsego County Conservation Association is currently seeking volunteers to help make tote bags from used plastic pet and animal food bags. The newly-made tote bags will be distributed […]

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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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Upcoming Events

Mar 04

Snowshoe Hike to Mud Lake

March 4 @ 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Well Spent Wednesday

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Earth Festival 2017

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