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Next Generation of Citizen Scientists: Students Conduct Field Research Throughout the Onondaga Lake Watershed During Honeywell Summer Science Week

Next Generation of Citizen Scientists: Students Conduct Field Research Throughout the Onondaga Lake Watershed During Honeywell Summer Science Week

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Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps

To learn more about the Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps or participate in future activities, please contact Chris Lajewski at montezuma@audubon.org or call 315-365-3588.

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Ecological and Recreational Projects

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) are overseeing the implementation of a series of projects to restore and protect wildlife habitat and water quality, and increase recreational opportunities at Onondaga Lake.

Project highlights include:

  • Connecting the Erie Canal Trail from Camillus to Onondaga Lake
  • Extending the Loop-the-Lake Trail
  • Creating over 100 acres of native grassland habitat
  • Providing increased access for fishing and boating
  • Preserving wetlands, restoring habitat, and conserving more than 1,400 acres within the Onondaga Lake watershed

For more details visit the FWS website.