Christmas tree farmers Winter Convention

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Christmas Tree Farmers Association of NY has announced that their 2018 Winter Convention will be held Jan. 18-20, at the Holiday Inn Liverpool in Syracuse, NY. The program kicks off on Thursday evening at 6 p.m. with an informal reception in … more ...

Pollutants, Invasive Species, and Excess Nutrients

 

2017 Finger Lakes Research Conference
November 17, 2017
 

The BIG THREE in the Finger Lakes: Contaminants, Invasive Species, and Excess Nutrients

This year’s program will focus on the BIG THREE issues in the Finger Lakes and showcase research and strategies to combat them. Presentations

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Happy Owl-ween -Montezuma Audubon Center

October 21 @ 6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Montezuma Audubon Center welcomes back Jean Soprano, of Kindred Kingdoms Wildlife Rehabilitation, who will have live owls on display during her presentation about the silent hunters of the night. Then, join the Montezuma Audubon Center staff for an

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Wayne County NY Apple Tasting Tour

New York State is truly The Big Apple for a reason. It is the second largest apple producing state in the United States.

Wayne County NY, located on the southern shore of Lake Ontario, is the number one apple producing county in New York State. … more ...

Farmland Protection Information Sessions in Wayne County, NY

Genesee Land Trust is hosting an information session on the upcoming New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets Farmland Protection Implementation Grant.

The Farmland Protection Program protects agricultural land through the use of Conservation Easements with the Purchase of Development Rights (PDR). Conservation Easements … more ...

21st Annual Muckrace coming September 15-16, 2017

Mid-September is a great time to be birding at the Complex.

The Montezuma Wetlands Complex is a globally-significant Important Bird Area and supports a million or more waterfowl of at least 30 species, thousands of inland migrating shorebirds, a myriad of ‘confusing’ fall warblers and … more ...

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; andmore ...

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.”  … more ...

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. … more ...

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 … more ...

Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District
7312 RT 31 Lyons, NY 14489
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