Contractor Erosion & Sediment Control Training
Mar
6
9:00 AM09:00

Contractor Erosion & Sediment Control Training

The Otsego Soil & Water Conservation District will be holding a 4-hour Erosion and Sediment Control Training for Contractors, Developers, Engineers and any individuals involved in soil disturbance activities on Wednesday, March 6, 2019.

Under the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation’s Stormwater Permit, all developers, contractors and subcontractors must identify at least one trained individual from their company that will be responsible for implementation of the Stormwater Pollution Preventions Plan (SWPPP), and have at least one trained individual on site on a daily basis when soil disturbance activities are being performed.

Also, developers must have a qualified inspector conduct regular site inspections in accordance with the construction general permit.

Qualified inspectors and trained individuals must have 4 hours of training in the principles and practices of erosion and sediment control endorsed by NYS DEC, SWCD, or CPESC Inc. Training is good for 3 years. $100 per person (non-refundable) Pre payment and registration deadline is Friday, February 22, 2019. Please complete the attached registration form and send payment to Otsego SWCD, 967 County Highway 33, Cooperstown, NY 13326

Click to Download Registration Form Here

Photo ID is required at door. Registration is from 9:00 am to 9:30 am.

Place: Quality Inn, 5206 St. Hwy. 23, Oneonta, NY 13820

Coffee, refreshments upon arrival and lunch will be served at noon.

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2018 Soil Health & Cover Crop Meeting
Oct
9
10:30 AM10:30

2018 Soil Health & Cover Crop Meeting

Learn about cover crops on a multi-county basis. Improving soil health and biology, and cover cropping goals. Q & A sessions. Lunch and refreshments provided! Located at the Morris Conference Center at SUNY Oneonta on Morris Hall Road in Oneonta, NY 13820. Parking passes will be provided after your RSVP.

Speakers:
Carl Czymmek (Cornell University)
Steve Groff (Cover Crops Coach)
Steve Lorriane (District Manager, Madison County Soil & Water Conservation District)

It's FREE to the public, Just let us know you're coming by October 2nd.
RSVP:
Call (607)-547-8337 ext. 4 or email weaverb@otsegosoilandwater.com
or just message us on FB. We do need an email or mailing address so we can get you signed up and provided a parking pass.

We look forward to seeing you!

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May
12
8:00 AM08:00

Agricultural Plastic Recycling Collection — Oneonta

  • 75 Silas Lane Oneonta, NY, 13820 United States (map)
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May 12 @ 8:00 am to 11:00 am at Southern Transfer Station

Drop off used agricultural plastic film, including bale wrap, bunker silo cover, silage bags, greenhouse covers, and wood pellet bags for FREE recycling. Plastic film should be relatively clean and dry (shake off excess feed, dirt and mud) and sorted by type. Collection time will be 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. Please call OCCA at (607) 282-4087 to make an appointment to bring plastic, as well as for instruction on how to best handle plastic for recycling. Note there will be a second collection on Thursday, May 10 at the Northern Transfer Station in Cooperstown. This program is offered in partnership with the Otsego County Solid Waste Department, the Otsego County Soil & Water Conservation District, and Casella Waste Systems.

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May
10
8:00 AM08:00

Agricultural Plastic Recycling Collection — Cooperstown

  • Town Dump Road Cooperstown, NY, 13326 United States (map)
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May 10 @ 8:00 am to 11:00 am at the Northern Transfer Station

Drop off used agricultural plastic film, including bale wrap, bunker silo cover, silage bags, greenhouse covers, and wood pellet bags for FREE recycling. Plastic film should be relatively clean and dry (shake off excess feed, dirt and mud) and sorted by type. Collection time will be 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. Please call OCCA at (607) 282-4087 to make an appointment to bring plastic, as well as for instruction on how to best handle plastic for recycling. Note there will be another collection on Saturday, May 12 at the Southern Transfer Station in Cooperstown. This program is offered in partnership with the Otsego County Solid Waste Department, the Otsego County Soil & Water Conservation District, and Casella Waste Systems.

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Apr
21
11:00 AM11:00

Earth Festival

Earth Festival is an environmentally focused, interactive event featuring exhibits, workshops, vendors, food and entertainment, all with a fun, earth-friendly twist. 

For more information visit: www.occainfo.org/earth-festival/

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Mar
2
3:30 PM15:30

Cover Crop/Soil Health Meeting- CANCELLED

Due to weather conditions the Soil Health/ Cover crop meeting being put on by Otsego County Soil and Water Conservation District at the Morris Conference Center at SUNY Oneonta is being canceled for Friday March 2, 2018. We apologize for any inconveniences, and thank you for being interested in our Soil Health and Cover crop meeting. Please pay attention for more information about a Soil Health/Cover Crop meeting in the Fall of 2018.

Learn about cover crops on a multi-county basis. Improving soil health and biology, and cover cropping goals. Q & A sessions. Lunch and refreshments provided! Located at the Morris Conference Center, SUNY Oneonta, parking passes will be provided.

Speakers:
Carl Czymmek (Cornell University)
Steve Groff (Cover Crops Coach)
Carmen Greenwood (SUNY Cobleskill)
Steve Lorriane (District Manager, Madison County Soil & Water Conservation District)

It's FREE to the public, Just let us know you're coming! 
RSVP:
Call (607)-547-8337 ext. 4 or email weaverb@otsegosoilandwater.com

Due to weather conditions the Soil Health/ Cover crop meeting being put on by Otsego County Soil and Water Conservation District at the Morris Conference Center at SUNY Oneonta is being canceled for Friday March 2, 2018. We apologize for any inconveniences, and thank you for being interested in our Soil Health and Cover crop meeting. Please pay attention for more information about a Soil Health/Cover Crop meeting in the Fall of 2018.

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