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Get Your Trees Here! HUGE OVERSTOCK!

This is a GREAT OPPORTUNITY! Gary Koplun, DEC Region 8 Forester, passed along this info on bargain of all bargains!!! via OCWC Vice-Chair Maureen L: TREES! TREES! Get your trees here! There is a new tree nursery in Newark, Wayne County. They have an oversupply of trees (a huge oversupply 10’s of thousands) this year. […]

Saturday April 14 Tree Check at Oatka Creek Park

It’s time for some maintenance on the Oatka Creek Park Trees for Tribs sites! We will be inventorying the areas and collecting plastic weed mats, straightening and/or removing tubes, and generally cleaning up and tending to the trees and shrubs that our wonderful volunteers worked so hard to plant! OCWC & Seth Green TU member […]

Back from Hiatus!

What’s new in 2018: Last fall found the OCWC very busy working with the Black Creek Watershed Coaliton to plan & host a municipal workshop for county and municipal officials and planning boards. The focus of the workshop was to talk about the findings and recommendations in the two watershed management plans. We had a […]

Fall Storm Marking Event in LeRoy

We will be finishing up this project in the Village by installing the remaining 94 drain medallions. Come join us! Much thanks goes to Genesee SWCD & LeRoy’s Vic Blood Foundation for sponsoring this project!

Free October Municipal Watershed Management Plan Workshop

Free Workshop for Black Creek and Oatka Creek Watershed Municipalities Find out How the Watershed Plans can Work For YOU! Free Workshop Two Hours of Training Credits Available to Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals Members Sandwiches provided OCWC will be joining with the Black Creek Watershed Coalition (BCWC)  to host a free workshop […]

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grant Received by Monroe SWCD!

Thanks to the hard work of Josh LaFountain back in March, the Monroe County Soil and Water Conservation District has been selected for funding by the EPA for a project that will provide supplemental planting of about 20,000+ new trees to replace ash trees in EAB affected areas of Monroe County parks & public land and New […]

Goodbye, Jack

We were so sorry to hear about the death of the wonderful Jack Bradbury. Pete told us the news a few weeks ago: “Hello Everyone:   It is with a heavy heart that I notify you of the recent passing of the first Chair of the Oatka Creek Watershed Committee, Jack Bradbury.   His obituary […]

Visit OCWC this weekend at the LeRoy Oatka Festival

      Stop by our booth at the 29th annual LeRoy Oatka Festival, July 15th & 16! We will have our ever popular macro-invertebrate display, and you can see what projects we have been up to lately. You can find us along the walk in front of the Woodward Memorial Library. Village of LeRoy […]

Another Storm Drain Marking Event in LeRoy!

iMapInvasives Training Workshop – July 12

Pete received this information on a summer workshop to learn about some technology in the fight against invasive species in New York State. Come hangout at the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge to learn what you can do. It’s FREE and the cool tool also works on your smartphone! iMapInvasives Training Workshop  CALLING ALL CITIZEN SCIENTISTS, […]