Soil Testing Funds still Available

The District still has funds for soil testing  75/25 cost share. Soil sample testing is done through Agro-One Soil Testing services with a maximum cost output for the District being $100 per farm.

Example – if a farm orders a $100 worth of soil samples

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Spring Fish Sale for Ponds

THANK YOU FOR YOUR ORDERS!

Grass Car Our spring pond fish sale is closed.

Pickup is May 5th from 5-6 P.M. at the Alton facility at 8338 Ridge Rd, Sodus, NY 14551

The District also offers general pond consultation to help pond owners decide how to manage

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National Invasive Species Week!

national_invasive_Species_nWhat is an invasive species?

Invasive species are non-native species that can cause harm to the environment, the economy or to human health. Not all non-native species are invasive. Most are not invasive and many are highly beneficial. However, even a single invasive species can

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Envirothon Study Guide CD

IMG_0562The 2016 Wayne County Envirothon is set to take place on April 20th at the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. New for this year the district has put together a 126 page study guide for educators.  The Envirothon Study Guide can be used in the classroom to  

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Keep Leaves Away from Storm Drains

storm_drainsNow is the time of year to be conscience of yard and garden clean up. Make sure you keep leaves and grass out of storm drains.  Fallen leaves and grass clippings can plug storm drains and can cause flooding to our roadways.  If yard waste

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Congratulations!

Ronnie

Congratulations to Aiyana Peters of Lyons for winning the “Ronnie Raindrop” coloring contest (age 1-5). Nice job!

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WET2.0 & Watershed Science for the Classroom October 3rd

wet_logo_w_wordsThe Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY is hosting an educator workshop, (FREE) “Project WET 2.0 and Watershed Science for the Classroom,” on Saturday, October 3rd from 8:30 am – 4 pm.

Workshop Details
Location: Finger Lakes Institute, Geneva,

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Ronnie the Raindrop in the field today

ronnie_fieldRonnie the Raindrop says: 

“When installing a tree guard, always leave room for adequate air ventilation. Remember, your tree will grow and your tree guard will need to be adjusted to consider this. Check your guard frequently to ensure it is not constricting the tree”

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Wayne County State Fair

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Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District will be in the horticulture building, stop by and visit!

Click here for schedule of events.

About the Wayne County Fair

  • The annual fair is a place for families to meet old friends and to make new ones!
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SCIENCE on the BAY – Thursday July 9th

Join us for an update on the water quality of our watersheds

  Thursday July 9,   6 – 8 PM

 Sodus Point Firehouse

IMG_2000This is an informal gathering at the Sodus Point Fire Hall located at 8356 Bay Street in Sodus Bay.  This purpose of the

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