Butterfly Project Opens This Weekend

CNY Arts Center’s ambitious Butterfly Project, 15,000 Butterflies for 15,000 children, has surpassed its goal by nearly 3,000, and will launch the Butterfly exhibit with the opening of the play that prompted the project to begin with, I Never Saw another Butterfly. The play runs May 11-20 with Friday and Saturdays at 7 pm and Sundays at 3 pm at the Arts Center located at 11 River Glen Dr. on...
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Public Education Event On Lake Ontario Planned

From OswegoCountyToday.com https://oswegocountytoday.com/public-education-event-on-lake-ontario-planned/ ALTMAR – The American Wildlife Conservation Foundation will co-sponsor a free public education program on “Lake Ontario” on May 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Salmon River Fish Hatchery, Altmar. Presentations will include: The Piping Plover (a threatened and endangered bird), conducted by Dr....
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DEC Seeks Volunteers for Annual Stream and River Monitoring

“WAVE” Project Provides Hands-on Experience for Citizen Monitors Online Training Modules Launch May 1 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today that the agency is recruiting participants for the 2018 summer sampling season to conduct water quality assessments in streams and rivers as part of the State’s Water Assessments by Volunteer Evaluators (WAVE)...
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FREE Kids’ Fishing Class

Spider Rybaak announces his first FREE kids fishing class of the year will be held at the NYSDEC Fish Hatchery, State Route 49, Cleveland, NY on Saturday, May 12, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Mike McGrath,  will be on hand to teach carp fishing techniques. All bait and tackle will be provided for the day.
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DEC Announces Record High Chinook Salmon Fishing on Lake Ontario in 2017

Boat Angler Survey Finds 2017 Chinook Salmon Catch Rates Highest in More Than 30 Years Boat Angler Survey Finds 2017 Chinook Salmon Catch Rates Highest in More Than 30 Years New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced that Lake Ontario Chinook salmon fishing quality in 2017 was the highest recorded in more than 30 years. “The New...
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DEC and Oneida Lake Association Remind Anglers of Fishing Regulations, Safety

The New York State Department of Conservation (DEC) and the Oneida Lake Association (OLA) are reminding anglers to abide by current regulations to help protect Oneida Lake, safeguard fish populations, and ensure safety of anglers on the ice. “Oneida Lake is the largest lake located wholly within New York State and it provides tremendous sportfishing opportunities,” said DEC Region 7...
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