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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, […]

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 […]