Category: Archive

2014 Annual Dinner

Monday, November 17 at Holiday Inn Oneonta-Cooperstown Area 5206 State Highway 23, Oneonta OCCA Annual Fund: Our environment. Our home. Our challenge. Conservationist of the Year: CANADARAGO LAKE IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION

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2013 Annual Dinner

OCCA To Honor Hutchison, McCaffery at Annual Dinner COOPERSTOWN – On Monday, November 18 the Otsego County Conservation Association will present its “Conservationist of the Year” award to co-recipients David

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Otsego Lakes Festival

  The Otsego Lakes Festival is a day of lake celebration and education. The festival is organized by the Otsego County’s Water Quality Coordinating Committee (WQCC) and offers all the components of a

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OCCA In the News

Click on the links below to access archived articles about or featuring the Otsego County Conservation Association. July 2015  • OCCA Encourages Residents to Share Waste Reduction Ideas  May 2015 • OCCA

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Annual Events

OCCA participates in environmental events to educate the public about important environmental issues within Otsego County. We take advantage of these opportunities to inform the public about its role in

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This is a list of publications published by OCCA. Positions statements and other papers can be found on OCCA pages relevant to the topic you are searching. If you are

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Nature Tourism

When it comes to Otsego County’s natural beauty, open space is a major part of the equation. Plentiful open space is a good indicator of a healthy environment, offering carbon sequestration,

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Gas Lease Map Disclaimer

OCCA provides this lease map data in a PDF image format accessible to the public at no charge. To view the “Natural Gas Well Locations and Leased Properties” map (7MB),

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Herbicide & Pesticide Use

The Otsego County Conservation Association opposes the widespread use of pesticides and herbicides due to their potential harm to the environment. Improper use of these chemicals can result in elevated

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Water Quality

OCCA strives to protect the waters of all of Otsego County which include the headwaters of the Susquehanna River and, by extension, the Chesapeake Bay, an estuary of national significance.

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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. 


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