Upcoming Events from OCCA

June 21: Walk on the Flat Side. Patricia Riddell Kent and Steve Kent lead this easy, 1.5 mile hike in the northern portion of Robert V. Riddell State Park. The walk takes us along Schenevus Creek and past old homestead sites. Meet at 4 p.m. at the main park entrance on State Route 28.   […]

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May 10th, 2014 Restore NY Woodlands educational program

LIKE  FORESTS ? JOIN Southern Tier Chapter of the New York Forest Owners Association FOR AN EDUCATIONAL WALK IN THE WOODS 9:30, SATURDAY, MAY 10, Rain or Shine Whitney Point, NY Learn about the many environmental, economic and quality of life benefits our forests provide. Learn about threats to the future forest from invasive vegetation, insects and […]

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Feral Cats Avoid Urban Coyotes

Feral Cats Avoid Urban Coyotes, Are Surprisingly Healthy Study suggests urban coyotes may ‘protect’ certain wildlife from cats COLUMBUS, Ohio — Cats that live outdoors in the city do their darnedest to steer clear of urban coyotes, a new study says. The cats cause less damage to wildlife in urban green spaces, such as city […]

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How does Climate Change Impact Our BackYard Birds?

7th Generation Lecture Series at SUNY Cobleskill Bouck Auditorium  8pm How does Climate Change Impact our BackYard Birds? Presented by David Bonter, Ph.D., Cornell Lab of Ornithology Dr. Bonter is an ornithologist interested in studying the factors that influence survival in birds during migration and the non-breeding season.  He is currently the project leader for […]

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NYSOA Annual Meeting and NY Birders Conference on Long Island, Nov. 1-3

The annual meeting of the NY State Ornithological Assoc. and NY Birders Conference will be held Nov. 1-3 in Uniondale, Nassau Co., NY, hosted by the Queens County Bird Club. DOAS is a long-time member organization of NYSOA, whose purpose is to promote and document the ornithology of NY State.  The expanded meeting promises to be […]

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