OCCA In the News

in the newsClick 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 Releases 2015 Outdoor Program Schedule
• Bike to Work Day set for Wednesday

August 2010
 The Butternut Valley Summer Harvest Festival

July 2010
• Willard ‘Bill’ Harman to be honored by OCCA tonight
•  Otsego Lakes Festival to offer activities, workshops

June 2010
• Buffer strip garden dedication set for Otsego Lakes Festival
 OCCA nature walks planned
• Bike to Work Day is worth the effort

May 2010
 Artist unveils design of Oneonta mural

Sept 2009
• Collection of drugs a big help
• State outlaws trash burning
• Waste-collection days may end

Aug 2009
 Bottled water no longer sparkles
• OCCA seeks to map Otsegos resources

July 2009
 CVS student to give reading of poem at Lake Appreciation Day
• Our Great Debate: Natural-Gas Drilling Production tax helps fund DEC keeping us safe
• Plans set for Lake Day
• Release of fish aims to aid lake
• Reporters Notebook: River access will soon improve
• Stocking program being called a success

June 2009
 Filters advised for zebra mussels
• Planners again delay action on lake subdivision proposal

May 2009
 Area brewers say bottle-bill flaws could end them
• Control available for zebra mussels
• Gas drilling forums wrap up
• OCCA plans Bike to Work Day

April 2009
 Garage sale in Ctown
• Rechargeable batteries cell phones recycled locally

March 2009
• Energy savings identified at OCCA
• OCCA gets grant for trail project
• OCCA revises gas-lease map

Feb 2009
• OCCA school grants available for 2009

Jan 2009
• 7 percent of Otsego leased for gas
• Area shoppers support recycling plastic bags
• Restaurant makes recycling look easy
• OCCA offers zebra mussel information

Dec 2008
• OCCA links to carpooling website
• OCCA offering recycling bins
• OCCAs tips for a green holiday

Nov 2008
• Outdoor wood furnace use still allowed

Oct 2008
OCCA to mark 40th anniversary

Sept 2008
• Groups urge hold on drilling permits
• Waste day sets record

July 2008
• Recycling activist heads OCCA board
• Village decides not to sell water to gas driller
• Volunteers needed for lake project
• Water chestnut hunt starts today

June 2008
• Funds sought to protect watershed
• OCCA gives mini grants to area schools

April 2008
• OCCA partners with Robertos Kids for sale

Feb 2008
• Support our local growers

Jan 2008
• Dreams Park fined for waste violations
• New DEC office to combat invasive species

Dec 2007
• OCCA got grant for lake work (letter)
• Recycling in Otsego County: trash or not

Nov 2007
• Grants target invasive species

Oct 2007
• On The Bright Side: Grants to blaze Oneonta trails
• On The Bright Side: OCCA honors Otsego lawyer

Sept 2007
• Otsego collects toxic waste


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