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Saturday September 21 Marking Event is ON!!

Yes! Tomorrow, September 21, we will be marking storm drains in the Village of LeRoy. Meeting place is the parking lot off Trigon Park, behind the United Methodist Church at about 8:30 AM. All supplies are provided. We will work until about noon. See recent posts for more detail. Hope you can join in!

Fish Habitat Project in Oatka Creek Park

Here are some pictures Chairman Pete sent along of the joint trout habitat project. Participating in this effort are Seth Green Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Monroe County Parks, NYDEC and US Fish & Wildlife. OCWC has been helping by planting trees in the area. You can find more information (and pictures) of the project our […]

Tomorrow’s Event Postponed

We’re Rescheduling Storm Drain Marking! Due to what most likely will be wet conditions, we will be postponing the event. Check back soon for new date.

Reminder: Village of LeRoy Storm Drain Marking Event Saturday!

Weather permitting, this Saturday, Sept. 14 we will meet to finish marking the storm drains in the Village of LeRoy. Please see the previous post for details. It’s a fun event, so hope you can join us! If the weather doesn’t cooperate, we might have to reschedule. So please check back here or visit our […]

September 14 Storm Drain Marking Event – Village of LeRoy

Get your calendars out! The OCWC will be having another storm drain marking event in the Village of LeRoy on Saturday, September 14th. We will meet starting at 8:30AM and work until Noon. We’ll be gathering in the parking lot behind the United Methodist Church on Trigon Park off East Main St. It’s a fun […]

Bad Bug

This is the spotted lanternfly. This invasive insect prefers the also invasive Tree of Heaven, but also feeds on apple, plum cherry, peach and nectarine fruit trees and grape and hop vines. If you see this bug report it to DEC at spottedlanterfly@dec.ny.gov For more information, see https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/113303.html or you can see the summer newsletter […]

Congratulations, Maureen!

Congratulations to OCWC’s very own Vice-Chair, Maureen Leupold, for being awarded “Conservationist of the Year 2018” by Monroe County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD)! She has also been commended for this award by the Monroe County Legislature with a Certificate of Recognition! We know her for her role on the OCWC’s Board of Directors, […]

Change in Date for Planting!

Revised  Call for Volunteers Planting Trees and Shrubs along Genesee River Town of Hume, Allegany County WHEN: SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2019, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM  (NEW DATE – RESCHEDULING DUE TO POOR SITE CONDITIONS)  WHERE: Town of Hume, Allegany Co.; Near intersection of West River Road and NY State Route 19A, approx. 1 ¼ […]

Tree Planting Volunteers Needed!

On Saturday, May 25th, volunteers are needed to plant trees on our latest streambank restoration project in Town of Hume, Allegany County, NY. Details are here. We want to thank all of you who helped at last year’s tree planting at the Mallard Dairy Streambank Stabilization site in the Town of Caneadea. Well, we’re at […]

Trees & Baseball in Caledonia This Saturday!

Come join the OCWC in Caledonia this Saturday, May 4th to celebrate the opening day of Little League and Arbor Day! Festivities start at Noon in Tennent Park off Pioneer Rd. (see map). Besides the first pitch ceremony for Little League, there will be a parade, hotdogs and a tree planting dedication in honor of […]