Category: Press Releases

OCCA receives major funding for free training and support for local teachers

The Otsego County Conservation Association announced that it has been awarded funding through NOAA’s Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) program for the Chesapeake Bay Headwaters Educational Ecosystem project. This three-year partnership between the NOAA Chesapeake Bay Watershed Education & Training Program and OCCA builds capacity for

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Part Time Curriculum Specialist

OCCA is currently in search of a Curriculum Specialist to join our team for a 3 year grant funded part time position. Job Description  PT Environmental Curriculum Specialist   The Otsego

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Together we can make a change.

As a part of the environmental community, OCCA and its staff express profound grief at the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department. Systemic racism

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GMU, Morris win recycling competition

(COOPERSTOWN) – Gilbertsville-Mount Upton Elementary and Morris Middle/High Schools were the top recyclers of film plastic in this year’s Otsego County Plastic Film Recycling Challenge. Students from eight schools participated

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Earth Festival goes digital

 Due to the ongoing situation with coronavirus and COVID-19, Otsego County Conservation Association will be taking the annual Earth Festival online, organizers said. The event, originally scheduled for April 18, will

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March 20, 2020 Update

As our lives continue to change rapidly in response to COVID-19, we wanted to update you on things here at the Otsego County Conservation Association. As of right now, we have

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