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More info for Saturday Tree Planting at GCV&M

Melissa gave us the specifics for Saturday’s event: Hello All, Thank you for your interest in joining Genesee Country Village & Museum for our Trees for Tributaries tree planting event on Saturday, May 6.  Here are some additional details for the day. We will meet at 9 AM on the museum’s Oatka Property (entrance directly […]

Get Ready!

Come help plant trees along the Oatka Creek this Saturday. Join us at the Genesee Country Village & Museum where we’re restoring an area where trees had to be taken down due to damage by Emerald Ash Borer. Where? Genesee Country Village & Museum Property on the north side of Flint Hill Road, Mumford NY […]

Earth Day Tree Check Cancelled for Tomorrow

Because of all the recent rain, Maureen & Steve thought they would go check out the water level situation at the Oatka Creek Park planting site. Maureen reports: “Large ash have fallen on the path to the old bridge and from there the path to the bridge is completely under water.  You can go overland […]

Earth Day Tree Check

Maintenance of the Trees for Tribs planting sites is important to the long term success of the planting. Join us this weekend for a health check of the site in Oatka Park. Time and Place: Oatka Creek Park from 9AM-Noon  (unless we have heavy rain showers!) Where to Park: Fishing Access Parking Lot off Union […]

Come Help Plant Trees Along the Oatka!

The OCWC is again partnering with Genesee Country Village and Museum for Trees for Tribs project along the Creek. From our friends at the museum: Check back often for updates!

Thank You!

Thanks to all the folks that helped out on Saturday morning marking storm drains in LeRoy. We marked a good portion of the drains in the Jersey Side neighborhood, and will be organizing other work sessions to continue the project throughout the Village. A big thanks also to our funding sponsors, Genesee SWCD and the […]

Reminder – LeRoy Storm Drain Marking this Saturday – April 15

Save the Dates! Great Lakes Action Agenda work group meetings

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation sent this bulletin on 03/27/2017 12:15 PM EDT Save the Dates!      Great Lakes Action Agenda Work Group Meetings:   April 26th and 27th  May 9th and 10th NYSDEC invites you to join other regional stakeholders in a basinwide partnership to advance ecosystem-based management opportunities for New York’s Great […]

Pick Up the Parks in Monroe County

This year, Monroe County’s 8th annual Pick Up The Parks is a series of clean-up events that will be taking place over 7 consecutive Saturdays; from April 1st through May 13th. Day #1 of the 8th annual Pick Up the Parks kicks off this coming Saturday, April 1st at Northampton and Greece Canal Parks only. […]

Volunteers Needed for Storm Drain Marking in Village of LeRoy – April 15

Come and help OCWC finish installing markers on storm drains around  the Village! It’s fun & easy, and helps remind folks that what goes down the drain, ends up in the Oatka Creek. Thanks to a generous grant from the Vic Blood Foundation, we have been able to buy the remaining supplies we need to […]