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Walk the Planets

February 5 @ 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Take a journey from the sun to the farthest reaches of our solar system–on foot! Bill Ralston leads this thousand-yard walk that models our solar system at a scale that makes the reality of our neighborhood in space both understandable and awe-inspiring. Common objects such as bowling balls, peppercorns and walnuts are used to represent the sun and planets—our feet are the rockets that will get us there! Suitable ages 9 and up. Dress for the weather, and to walk about one mile on level, but uneven ground. Meet at the parking area for Compton Bridge Conservation Area on County Road 11C. This event is part of the Cooperstown Winter Carnival. Free.

Free

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How You Can Help Protect Our Local Environment

Donations provide the foundation for our work throughout Otsego County. By becoming a supporter of OCCA, you become a part of a unique countywide environmental organization whose mission is to protect local natural resources for the benefit of all. 

STAY INFORMED ABOUT OUR WORK

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© 2022  Otsego County Conservation Association
7207 State Highway 80, PO Box 931 • Cooperstown, NY  13326
(607) 547-4488