CONSERVATION FARM OF THE YEAR 2017 – Drumlin View Farms

WHEREAS, Drumlin View Farms, operated by the Hill Family on High Street Road in the Town of Galen consist of 275 acres of property, the majority utilized for rotational grazing of their milking cows and growing of corn and hay to feed their herd; and

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Water Chestnut Handpull – We need volunteers

NEW DATES, EXTRA HAND PULLS – JOIN US!

“Come spend a morning on the water and help us remove invasive water chestnuts from our local bays and streams. Volunteer Hours Available. Please contact our office for more information about signing up or scheduling an event.”  

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Empire Farm Days – Aug. 8-10

You’ll be hoisting hoods, climbing into cabs and taking tractors, trucks, applicators, UTVs or construction equipment for a test spin. You’ll be loading up on equipment and services information for later study, and of course, hitting the food tents. It’s all part of  experience, Aug.

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Coastal engineers to Lake Ontario to work with property owners

As part of the Lake Ontario Rapid Response Team, NY DEC deployed a team of experienced coastal engineers to Lake Ontario to work with property owners to address erosion, conduct site visits, meet with owners, and offer technical guidance. The team will rapidly review all

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Macedon to Montezuma Bike Ride – June 3, 2017

This is a great way to get outside, meet new people with similar interests!

American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day Macedon to Montezuma Bike Ride – June 3, 2017

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May 19-21: 58th Annual Williamson Apple Blossom Festival

This year is the 58th Apple Blossom Festival in Williamson N.Y.  This festival is the longest continuous festival in New York. There are endless float ideas to inspire you, from tie dye to Woodstock. Organizations and individuals are encouraged to enter a float. Generous cash

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May 6, 2017: 11th Annual Wildlife Festival at the Montezuma Audubon Center

May 6, 2017: 11th Annual Wildlife Festival at the Montezuma Audubon Center

The Montezuma Audubon Center’s 11th Annual Wildlife Festival on Saturday, May 6th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. will celebrate the Montezuma Wetlands Complex as a critically important habitat for millions

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April 22nd Erie Canal Earth Day Clean Sweep

Meet up on Earth Day for the Erie Canal Clean Sweep. New York’s largest Earth Day clean-up event.

Each year the NYS Canal Corporation and Parks & Trails New York hosts volunteer events along the New York State Canal System as part of the 12th

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Do you have an interest in Lake Ontario?

Participate in NY Great Lakes Action Agenda

All NYS Great Lakes stakeholders are invited to participate — including environmental orgs, academic institutions, state and federal agencies, local government, individuals and other diverse stakeholder groups (business, health, recreation, planning, etc).

What: SE Lake Ontario Work Group

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National Farm Viability Conference

May 22-24 – The National Farm Viability Conference is focused on strengthening farm sustainability, building stronger and more resilient local food systems and supporting the long term profitability of farming and agri-entrepreneurs from start-ups to generational businesses.

This will be the largest gathering of professionals

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Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District
7312 RT 31 Lyons, NY 14489
315-946-7200