Category: Education and Outreach

Household Hazardous Waste Day

Household Hazardous Waste Day  (HHWD), is a way for residents and businesses to dispose of materials not-suitable for regular garbage processing. The program is sponsored by the Otsego County Solid

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Websites for Kids

Put your time spent on the computer to good use!  These sites are both fun and informative. You will learn about the environment and how to protect it through fun

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EcoTeam Student Program

Help Protect & Preserve the Environment! Students 18 and Under JOIN OCCA’S ECOTEAM SUPPORT OCCA AND COOPERSTOWN PTA THROUGH AN ECOTEAM MEMBERSHIP! OCCA’s EcoTeam goal is for our kids to:

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Recycling Agricultural Plastics

OCCA is the local outreach coordinator for the countywide Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project (RAPP). Since 2009, RAPP has helped recycle more than one million pounds of used plastic that would

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Green Travel Tips

The U.S. Travel Association is one of many organizations encouraging America’s travel community to travel green. Follow these tips to become an eco-friendly traveler. If we all begin to seek eco-friendly travel

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Land Open to Public Recreation

For those who enjoy spending time in Otsego County’s scenic outdoors, DEC maintains a variety of public lands and water access areas. Arnold Lake State Forest Basswood Pond State Forest

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Otsego County Destinations

Explore Otsego County! There are countless recreational opportunities for both residents and visitors to enjoy. State parks and preserves, walking trails, learning centers, and even hang gliding awaits you. Links

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CONSERVATIONIST OF THE YEAR

Each year the Otsego County Conservation Association presents its Conservationist of the Year Award to an individual, citizens’ group/grassroots organization (without 501(c)(3) standing), governmental body, non-profit organization (with 501(c)(3) standing)

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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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