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On Thu, Apr 12, 2018, 7:28 PM Hilary Lambert <stew...@cayugalake.org> wrote:

> *Earth Day Season – Water, Nature, & Spring Clean Events around Cayuga
> Lake*
>
> April 2018
>
> Send events for the May edition – stew...@cayugalake.org
>
> *4/14 Saturday, 1:00-3 pm: Speakers on Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) and
> Non-Point Source Pollution in the Finger Lakes: Strategies for Addressing
> the Threat -  Howarth, Negley, Johnston, Penningroth, Zepp.* With
> displays. The Space, 700 W. Buffalo St. Ithaca. Info:
> http://www.communityscience.org/
>
> *4/14 Saturday, AgStravaganza, 10am-4pm: *Annual celebration of local
> agriculture and its importance to Tompkins County's economy. This FREE,
> fun, family-oriented event will include big farm equipment, little farm
> animals, and educational exhibits. Food! Community supported Ag Fair, more:
> http://ccetompkins.org/events/2014/04/12/agstravaganza. Ithaca Commons 171
> E. Martin Luther King Jr./State Street and Cayuga Street between Seneca and
> Green Streets in downtown Ithaca, New York. Garage and street parking
> nearby. Cornell Cooperative Extension & partners.
>
> *4/15 Sunday, 11 am: Spring Clean at the Route 89 roadside rest stop. West
> side of Cayuga Lake, north of Taughannock State Park, in Covert. *We'll
> provide gloves, bags & snacks. Wear boots and pants that can get dirty. A
> steep grade, stream and frequent use make this area of special interest.
> Details are still coming together but a picnic and special hike may treat
> volunteers for their hard work. *Embrace the Lake!*
>
> *4/18 The Problem With Plastics, 7-8:30 pm, a Science Cabaret/Sciencenter
> event: **Join us for conversation with scientists Karyn Bischoff and
> Ellen George. *Tickets include appetizers and a glass of
> wine/non-alcoholic beverage. Info, tix
> https://www.facebook.com/events/151417532201542/ Sciencenter, 601 1st St
> Ithaca.
>
> *4/18, 21, 25 (through the summer & fall) MARSH! Help give Montezuma
> wildlife a better place to live! *Volunteer conservation work at the
> Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge. You MUST sign up in advance. Details,
> dates: Andrea Van Beusichem andrea_vanbeusic...@fws.gov The MNWR is
> located at 3395 US Route 20, Seneca Falls NY.
>
> *4/21 Saturday: Household Hazardous Waste drop-off, Tompkins County Dept.
> of Recycling and Materials Management, 122 Commercial Ave (off route 13),
> Ithaca.* You have to make an appointment and have a permit to do this. Go
> here to read more, find out what exactly is HHW, and get all this year’s
> dates: https://recycletompkins.org/Garbage/Household-Hazardous-Waste. 
> *Recycling
> in Seneca County: *http://www.senecarecycles.org/
>
> *Cayuga County Household Hazardous Waste disposal: *
> http://www.cayugacounty.us/Departments/Planning-and-Economic-Development/Solid-Waste-Management/Information-on-Household-Hazardous-Wastes/What-to-do-with-Household-Hazardous-Waste
>
> *4/22 Sunday Earth Day Waterside Cleanup, 1-3 pm, Cass Park Rink, pool and
> fields. *701 Taughannock Blvd Ithaca. Contact paulcl...@gmail.com *Embrace
> the Lake!*
>
> *4/22 Earth Day Ithaca with Sustainable Tompkins, 12-6pm, the Space, 700
> W. Buffalo St. Ithaca. *Performances, speaker, awards – help create a
> mural, weave a tapestry. Vegan diet challenge! More info:
> https://sustainabletompkins.org/
>
> *4/22 Cayuga Lake Water Blessing at the Wells College Boat House,
> Noon-3pm. *Led by the Cayuga Nation & supporters who love our lake and
> clean waters. Cayuga Lake shoreline, Route 90 Village of Aurora, NY.
> Contact: Dan Hill dh...@hetf.org
>
> *4/22 Earth Day Celebration, Giving Gratitude to Our Mother Earth at
> Ithaca Children’s Garden, Gaia the Turtle, 2 pm. *Ceremony that honors
> the Air we breathe, the Water that nourishes us, the Sun that warms us, and
> the Earth that feeds us. Bring prayers, songs and fun facts about our
> earth air water and sky. All ages welcome to participate. Info Debaura
> 607-564-9406. 121 Turtle Lane (off 89), Ithaca.
>
> *4/29 Sunday: **Watch 3400 rubber ducks race down Cascadilla Creek in
> our **18th Annual 4-H Rubber Duck Race** 10am-4pm.* This annual day of
> FAMILY FUN raises $12,000 or more for 4-H youth programs in Tompkins
> County! With Compost Fair, refreshments, more. CCE-Tompkins Education
> Center 615 Willow Avenue Ithaca. Info
> http://ccetompkins.org/events/2017/04/23/4-h-duck-race
>
> *4/29 Sunday: Streets Alive Ithaca, 1-5 pm. North Cayuga & West Courts
> Streets – Open to people, closed to cars. *Bike, walk, roll and move
> freely, with activities along the way. (Take the water taste test!)
> https://www.streetsaliveithaca.com/
>
> *Numerous dates: STEPS – Seneca Towns Engaging People for Solutions –
> Community members working together to improve community health. *Everyone
> who lives, learns, works or plays in the towns of Covert, Lodi, Ovid or
> Romulus are part of STEPS. Learn more & check out STEPS events and
> activities calendar http://www.senecasteps.org/ 7150 N. Main St Ovid NY.
>
> *Dispose of special wastes safely: *
>
> ·       *Hospital sharps collection sites statewide: *
> https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/aids/consumers/prevention/needles_syringes/sharps/docs/hospital_collection_sites.pdf
>
> ·       *Medication drop boxes by county, statewide (DO NOT PUT MEDS IN
> THE TOILET or DOWN THE SINK!):*
> https://www.health.ny.gov/professionals/narcotic/medication_drop_boxes/
>
>
> ===
>
>
> Events and activities compiled by the Cayuga Lake Watershed Network.
>
> We’ll provide an update for May. Send events info to
> stew...@cayugalake.org
>
>
> “It takes a Network to protect a watershed.”
>
> www.cayugalake.org
>
>
>
> [image: Logo motto jpg outer]
>  Hilary Lambert
> Steward/Executive Director
> Cayuga Lake Watershed Network
> POB 348 Aurora NY 13026
>
> “It takes a Network to protect a watershed!”
>
> stew...@cayugalake.org
> www.cayugalake.org
>
> Hilary Lambert
> Steward/Executive Director
> Cayuga Lake Watershed Network
> POB 348 Aurora NY 13026
>
> “It takes a Network to protect a watershed!”
>
> stew...@cayugalake.org
> www.cayugalake.org
>
>
>
>
>
>

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