Due to heavy rains in the forecast, this work day has been moved from Saturday, April 20 to Monday April 22 from 1:00-4:00 pm.
1:00 PM—4:00 PM
Owasco Lake Preserve—town of Niles, Cayuga County
Please RSVP with Nature Preserve Manager Jason Gorman by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 607-275-9487.
Celebrate Earth Day by assisting the Land Trust with continued restoration efforts at one of our newest preserves! Help is needed to install deer fencing around an area that will be planted with native shrubs and trees, and to help clear brush from a fallow farm field being restored to meadow habitat.
Light refreshments, water, and work gloves will be provided. Please wear sturdy shoes or hiking boots and bring your own water and lunch.
Directions to the preserve from Auburn: From Rte. 20, turn South on Rte 38A/E. Lake Rd./Owasco Rd. Follow this road south for approximately 6 miles, then turn right onto Rockefeller Road. In about 2.2miles, turn right onto Sam Adams Lane. Then take your first right onto Fire Lane 18. The meeting area will be about 1,400’ down the lane, on your right hand side, next to a large garage. Fire Lane 18 is a private road, please do not block the road.
Directions to the preserve from Moravia: At the four-way intersection of 38 and 38A, head North onto N. Main St./Rockefeller Road. After approximately 7.75 miles, turn left onto Sam Adams Road. After roughly 1.5 miles, turn left onto Fire Lane 18. The meeting area will be about 1,400’ down the lane, on your right hand side, next to a large garage. Fire Lane 18 is a private road, please do not block the road.