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Another event that can be found on the Genesee River Watch event page is the “Stream Investigation, Stabilization & Design Workshop” that is being sponsored by the Chemung County Soil and Water Conservation District. This is a 3 Day workshop to be held on June 8 – 10 at the 4-H Building at the Chemung County Fairgrounds and will feature speaker/instructor Dave Derrik, Potomologist, Stream Stabilization Specialist, & VP for 18 years with River Research & Design, Inc.

Space is limited!

To register, complete the registration form found at the above link and mail or email it along with your payment to the Chemung County Soil and Water Conservation District by June 3, 2016. The workshop will be Limited to the first 55, so don’t wait to register.
Cost: $300 for State, Federal & Private Sector Employees
$150 for Local Officials & Soil and Water Conservation Districts
Registration includes lunch each day, breaks, handouts and bus to field site(s). For questions about the training or registration, please contact Mark Watts at or 607-739-2009



DEC and NY Sea Grant have launched New York’s Great Lake’s Web Portal

“This Web site provides users with a portal of links to New York’s Great Lakes information. This includes links to mini-grant projects, research priorities and findings, and other existing information.” — from NY’s Great Lakes home page

Looks to be a great resource! Check it out!


The OCWC will soon be marking storm drains in the Village of LeRoy! We’re hoping this effort will help folks remember that what goes into the drain, ends up right in the Oatka Creek. We will be looking for volunteers for this project.

Check back for more news on this, as planning progresses!

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