Latest Past Events

Invaders from…Earth? An Introduction to Invasive Species

National Invasive Species Awareness Week runs from February 22-26, 2021. Join OCCA Program Director, Jeff O’Handley for this overview of invasive species. The program will include the difference between invasive and nuisance species, a review of some common invasives found in our area, and do’s and don’ts for dealing with invasives on our properties. Sign up for this free Zoom program here.


Get HeatSmart!

Have you ever been told, “Heat pumps don’t work here”? Come learn the truth! Join HeatSmart Mohawk Valley Campaign Director, Bennett Sandler as he presents real-world data from heat pumps installed in the region. Learn how cold climate Air Source Heat Pumps and Ground Source Heat Pumps (aka, Geothermal) save you money, add comfort and safety to your …

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MWEEs for Teachers

Middle School teachers in the New York portion of the Chesapeake Bay watershed are invited to take part in this informational session to learn about the Chesapeake Bay Headwaters Educational Ecosystem and MWEEs--Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences. MWEEs are learner-centered, standards-based experiences in which students investigate local environmental issues in their watershed. MWEEs advance environmental literacy …

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