“Last Post” Lantern Tours of Fort Ontario to begin July 4th

AmeriCorps staffer Victoria Marks will lead themed lantern tours of Fort Ontario State Historic Site on Wednesday nights from July 4th to August 30th, 2018. The “Last Post” Lantern Tours will feature descriptions of the history, myths, and legends of who, how, why, and where hundreds of officers, soldiers, civilians, and Native American died at Fort Ontario since 1755. Tours will begin inside...
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Learn About Nature’s Bountiful Harvest at Mexico Point Park

The Native Americans and early settlers knew how to survive without supermarkets and fast food outlets and so can you. Shopping in nature’s market is easy if you know where to look and how to use what is available. Be part of the “Field to Fork” movement and learn what wild things you can eat – for free. Think about it… with wild edible there is no GMO and/or additive issues. Nancy...
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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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