CLC Endorsed Events

Upcoming Events in the Community that Compliment CLC's Mission

      Capital Area 2014 Tile Drainage School

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      The Factory Eatery
      20 Prospect Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
      November 12, 2014; 10:00am – 3:00pm

      You will learn: Tile drainage Economics and Agronomic Benefits; Conservation Compliance; Installing Drainage Systems; and Minimizing Environmental Risks of the Drainage water.
      3 Certified Crop Advisor CEU’s  available in Soil and Water Management!
      Space is limited, so please, register by November 7th, 2014 online or by calling (315) 866-7920. Registration is $40.00 / person and includes lunch.

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      Ties to the Land: Planning for the Future

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      Saturday, November 8, 2014; 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
      Agroforestry Resource Center
      6055 Route 23, Acra, NY 12405

      Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia and Greene Counties will host a facilitated workshop on succession planning for keeping forests, farms and fields in the family.
      In the first half of the program, Dr. Shorna Allred, Associate Professor at Cornell University, will help participants gain information about the elements and structure of a succession plan. The second half of the workshop will will include panel discussions with local land trusts, tax attorney, and land owners —all with experience helping woodland owners plan for the future of their land – to explore specific tools for implementing a succession plan.
      Pre-registration is required by November 5. The cost is $25/person; $40/couple; and $10 for each additional family member. Refreshments will be provided. Please, register online or by calling 518-622-9820.

       

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      NY Veterans in Agriculture Summit

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      Thursday, November 6th, 2014 from 9:00am – 3:30pm
      NYS State Fairgrounds; Syracuse, NY

      Are you a veteran farming in New York State, or an organization serving farmer veterans? The Cornell Small Farms Program is pleased to announce an interactive meeting just for you.
      The Veterans Summit will offer an opportunity to meet others interested in supporting veterans getting into agriculture; better understand the support services available to veterans and those interested in agriculture; and design programs and pathways to help veterans enter agriculture.
      The meeting is free and lunch will be provided. Registration closes on October 26th.
      To register, click here. If you prefer, you may also register via phone by calling 607-255-9227. General questions about the Veterans Summit should be directed to this email.

       

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      Woods in Your Backyard Webinars and Field Trip

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      October 1, 2014; 7:00 – 8:30 pm – Webinar
      October 8, 2014; 7:00 – 8:30 pm – Webinar
      October 15, 2014; 7:00 – 8:30 pm – Webinar
      October 18, 2014; 7:00 – 8:30 pm – Field Trip, Location TBD

      As the woods become vibrant with color this fall, the Hudson River Estuary Program and Cornell Cooperative Extension are offering landowners an opportunity to grow their knowledge with Woods in Your Backyard – Taking Action to Create and Enhance Natural Areas on Your Property.
      Participants attend three webinars (October 1, 8, 15 from 7:00 – 8:30 pm) followed by a field trip to visit private forest properties (October 18th). Assure your space by registering by September 22.  For details and registration, click here or contact Diana Bryant.

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      Changes to the National Flood Insurance Program

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      October 1st, 2014; 10:00 – 12:00 pm
      Haverstraw Town Hall, One Rosman Road, Garnerville, New York 10923

      Presented by Bill Nechamen, NYS DEC Floodplain Management Section. Learn about how recent changes to the FEMA National Flood Insurance Program may affect your residents of your municipality. This presentation will provide information on the Community Rating System, which helps to reduce flood insurance premiums in participating communities.
      For more information, click here.

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      Ancram Natural Resources Plan Workshop plus Wine & Beer Social

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      September 20, 2014; 5:00 – 6:30 pm
      Ancram Town Hall, 1416 County Route 7, Ancram, NY  12502

      Learn about the natural resources of Columbia County’s southwest corner at a participatory workshop and wine and beer social organized by the Ancram Conservation Advisory Council.  Gretchen Stevens, Director of Hudsonia Ltd.’s Biodiversity Resource Center, and Kim Tripp, DO, PhD, former Director of The New York Botanical Garden, will present Ancram’s Natural Resource Conservation Plan.
      For more information, contact Jamie Purinton, Chair: 518-329-2337

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