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***PLEASE NOTE THIS HIKE IS CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER*** Climb up and over South Hill in Robert V. Riddell State Park with Steve Kent. This 3.5-hour, 4.5-mile hike traverses woods rich in beauty and history, makes a stop at a spectacular, 30-foot waterfall, swings by Mud Lake, a bog at the top of the hill, …

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Get the Kids Out–Adaptations

Village Library of Cooperstown 22 Main Street, Cooperstown

How do plants and animals survive and thrive in their environment? Adaptations! Join us on this walk through Cooperstown as we look for examples of adaptation. This walk is offered in conjunction with Glimmerglass Film Days and Otsego 2000, and will take place following the screening of Fantastic Mr. Fox. Meet at the Village Hall …

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Get Out and Walk!

Clark Sports Center 124 Co Rd 52, Cooperstown

Take a brisk trail walk with OCCA and the staff of the Clark Sports Center at the Clark Sports Center! We'll wind our way through hemlocks and hardwoods, along the river, and onto a floodplain. The exact route depends on trail and weather conditions. Please note that snowshoes may be helpful, but you must provide …

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Naked Eye Astronomy, Winter Edition–Are You Sirius? ***Date changed***

Mohican Farm/Spaulding Estate 7207 State Route 80, Cooperstown

***PLEASE NOTE: Due to predicted cloudy weather, this program will be held on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21*** Join OCCA Vice President, Jim Hill for an evening of naked eye astronomy as we tour the spectacular night sky of February. The winter sky provides a wonderful array of zero and first magnitude stars (the lower the magnitude, …

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The Hidden Tower — Cancelled

***We look forward to working and walking with the Susquehanna Chapter of ADK in the future!*** Take a ramble through the woods and visit F. Ambrose Clark's 'Irish Tower' just outside of Cooperstown with OCCA Program Director, Jeff O'Handley and the Susquehanna Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club. This 3.5-mile walk will wind through a …

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Early Morning Birds — Postponed

Mohican Farm/Spaulding Estate 7207 State Route 80, Cooperstown

***Currently postponed. We are hoping to reschedule for late May or early June. Watch for updates!*** The early birder catches the bird! Join Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society's Becky Gretton for an early morning birding walk around Mohican Farm in Springfield. The farm's mix of woods, fields and shoreline makes for a good variety of birds. In …

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Naked Eye Astronomy: PROGRAM IS FULL

Mohican Farm/OCCA Offices 7207 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown

Can you find the North Star? How about Arcturus? Can you find constellations, like Cygnus the swan, Ursa Major, Draco, Pegasus or Andromeda? What about Jupiter and Saturn? All these celestial objects will be in the evening sky this autumn, and you can learn how to find them! Join OCCA Vice President, Jim Hill for …

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