Promoting Wise Management of Natural Resources in Greene County, New York Since 1961

Education

The 14th annual Schoharie Watershed Summit will take place at the Windham Mountain Resort on Saturday, May 2nd, 2020 from 9:00am-2:30pm. Come early! Doors open at 8:00am for sign-ins, networking, and morning refreshments.

This year's summit is focused on Invasive Species in the Schoharie Reservoir Watershed. This year's morning presentations will teach the audience about invasive species common to this region, what species to be on the lookout for, and the invasive species management work that is currently being done in the region.

Venue Information: This year's summit will take place at the Windham Mountain Resort (19 Resort Drive, Windham, NY 12496). Parking is available in the top lot. The sign-in table and event rooms will be located on the 3rd floor of the base lodge. Elevators are available.

Event Date May 2, 2020 8:00am
Event End Date May 2, 2020 2:30pm
Cut off date April 17, 2020 11:55pm

Please note that this event has been cancelled. Thank you!

For more information about this course, including information about how to register, visit the Erosion and Sediment Control Training webpage.

Pre-registration is required by Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Space is limited. Class will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Event Date June 16, 2020 8:30am
Event End Date June 16, 2020 3:00pm

The Beauty of Survival: An Introduction to Reptiles and Amphibians
Saturday, August 29, 2020 (10:00am-11:30am)
Webinar hosted by Mountain Top Arboretum

This is an introduction to reptiles and amphibians, with an emphasis on the Catskill Mountains. Through photos and biofacts (skins, shells and skeletons), we will explore the natural history and some survival strategies of these incredible, but often misunderstood and feared animals. Our presenter is Russ Walker, retired teacher at the Houston ISD Outdoor Education Center. He has a BS in Biology and Environmental Science and is co-founder East Texas Herpetological Society with a lifelong interest and passion for all wildlife.

This is a Schoharie Watershed Weekend event in partnership with the Mountain Top Arboretum. The Schoharie Watershed Weekends are organized by the Schoharie Watershed Stream Management Program at the Greene County Soil & Water Conservation District.

For more information, or to register for this webinar, please visit the Mountain Top Arboretum events webpage.

Event Date August 29, 2020 10:00am
Event End Date August 29, 2020 11:30am

Event Details:

Streamside Photography Walk at the Windham Path
Saturday, October 3, 2020 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Meet at the Route 23 parking area for the Windham Path
Windham, NY 12496

 

 Event Information:

You are registered for a guided photography walk with Francis X. Driscoll at the Windham Path. Fran will show how he has gotten some of his award-winning shots through demonstrations on camera settings, composition, exposure, depth of field, etc. There will be an emphasis on enjoying and capturing the beauty of the area. All camera types, including cell phones and tablets, are welcome. Participants will meet at the Route 23 parking area for the Windham Path at 9:00am.

 

Reminders:

This is an outdoor photography walk that involves walking on an easy loop trail for approximately 1.5 miles. Attendees should dress for the weather, wear appropriate footwear, and bring a filled water bottle and snacks as needed.

Participants at this event must follow current health guidelines for COVID-19. Participants must maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet from individuals from different households. Masks or face coverings that cover the nose and mouth will be required for all participants whenever the group is stopped for discussion as well as whenever social distancing cannot be maintained. Participants must bring their own cameras. There will be no sharing of equipment or other materials between individuals from different households.

This event is limited to 10 participants. If you are no longer planning to attend, please contact 518-622-3620 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to cancel your registration so that someone else may sign up.

 

Rain Date:

In the event of rain or other inclement weather, this event will be postponed until Sunday, October 4, and registered attendees will be notified by e-mail.

 

Notification of Event Change:

In the event of a date change or cancellation, registered attendees will be notified by e-mail.

Event Date October 3, 2020 9:00am
Event End Date October 3, 2020 12:00pm
Cut off date October 1, 2020 11:55pm

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

This virtual session will take place on Saturday, March 20th, 2021 from 9:00am-11:15am.

This virtual session will be conducted using the program Zoom. In order to participate you will need to download Zoom on the device that you will be using to participate (e.g., computer, tablet, or smartphone). The majority of the event will include looking at slides shared by the presenter, so we do not recommend participants join using the call-in option only. (Note: Event hosts will be unable to provide technical assistance with using Zoom prior to or during the event. For technical assistance, we recommend that you visit https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362003)

The Zoom meeting invitation information and link will be sent to registered participants in a reminder e-mail closer to the event date.

Space is limited for this virtual event. For registered participants who are no longer planning to attend, we ask that you please contact GCSWCD to cancel your registration so that someone else may be able to take your place.

Event Date March 20, 2021 9:00am
Event End Date March 20, 2021 11:15am
Cut off date March 18, 2021 11:55pm

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

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