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Join Us on Sunday, April 28

Don’t Forget! This Sunday April 28th we will be picking up the Oatka Creek Park in Scottsville as part of Monroe County’s Pick Up the Parks event. We will be meeting at 8:30 AM to the Oatka Lodge (entrance off Union St/Quaker Rd). The clean up goes from 9:00 AM to noon. Come join us […]

Saturday, April 6, 8:30 AM Tree Check at Oatka Creek Park

Come join us this coming Saturday morning at Oatka Creek Park in Wheatland for a tree check! We will be working from 8:30 AM until Noon looking at the plantings done over the past couple of years to see what’s still alive and thriving. Where plants have died, we will be removing the tubes, stakes […]

Spring is Here! (sort of)

While the OCWC has been busy during the winter months, it’s now that time of year when we pull on our boots and get outdoors. Here are a few things that that are going on in next couple of months! Check out DEC’s new “Buffer in a Bag” initiative! As we posted on our Facebook […]

WAVE Data 2018

Thanks to all you ‘WAVErs’ for all your hard work last year! From DEC WAVE Coordinator Alene Onion: 2018 WAVE Data The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation sent this bulletin on 01/08/2019 10:16 AM EST 2018 WAVE Data The 2018 WAVE samples have been processed, tallied, summarized, and posted. Everyone who submitted a […]

Saturday Drain Marking Event Cancelled

Due to likely wet conditions tomorrow morning and conflicts for volunteers, we are cancelling our storm drain marking event in the Village of LeRoy. We’ll keep you posted on when it will be rescheduled!

Have Fun with Storm Drains Saturday, Sept. 22

The OCWC will be having another storm drain marking event in the Village of LeRoy this Saturday morning starting at 8:30AM. We’ll be meeting in the parking lot behind the United Methodist Church off Trigon Park /East Main St. It’s a fun activity. Come join Us!

Come Visit Us at the 30th Annual LeRoy Oatka Festival This Weekend July 14th & 15th!

We’ll be there with our ever popular macroinvertebrate display. You can see what’s happening with the bugs this year, as well as catching up on what the OCWC has been doing lately. Please come see us!  

Oatka Creek Park Tree Check #2

Thanks to the five volunteers that came out in April to do maintenance work on the Balonek Farms planting site! Maureen reports that things looked pretty good. Now it’s time for the second round of maintenance on the Oatka Creek Park Trees for Tribs sites! We will  again be inventorying the areas and collecting plastic […]

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 […]