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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Montezuma’s Migration Mania Tour

March 23 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Enjoy a leisurely ride in the Montezuma Audubon Center ‘s van for an excursion to Montezuma’s birding hot spots where hundreds of thousands of ducks, geese and swans can be seen. Bald Eagles, Short-eared Owls and other

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Raptors have invaded the Montezuma Wetlands Complex

Short Eared Owl

Raptors have invaded the Montezuma Wetlands Complex and now is a great time to see them! On Friday February 24th, Hop in the Montezuma Audubon Center van for an excursion to Montezuma’s premier birding locations to encounter Short-eared Owls, Bald Eagles, Northern

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Free Fishing Weekend February 18 & 19

The first of several free fishing days in New York State for 2017 will take place next weekend on Saturday, February 18 and Sunday, February 19.

During these designated days, New York residents and non-residents are permitted to fish for free without a fishing license.

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