Giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) is a Federally listed noxious weed. Its sap, in combination with moisture and sunlight, can cause severe skin and eye irritation, painful blistering, permanent scarring and blindness. If found the location needs to be reported. Read More —
Most algae are harmless and are an important part of the food web. However some species of algae can produce toxins that can be harmful to people and animals. Blooms of algae species that produce – or have the potential to produce – toxins are referred to as harmful algal blooms (HABs).Read More
Congratulations to the 2016 winning team from Red Creek H.S. “Rams”Mr. Joseph Bonanno .Joshua Fillingham, Katie Smith, Matthew Ubbink, Tyler Duvall, Gracie Wright and Sklyer Eggelston
The Envirothon is a series of interactive competitions where schools compete with each other in soil, aquatics, forestry, wildlife and the current environmental issue. more …
With the fall migration right around the corner, join us for a van tour to see Montezuma’s ducks, geese and swans as they prepare for their long journey to their wintering homes. We will visit various waterfowl hotspots around the Montezuma Complex in search of
The District was awarded a Eco System Based Management grant to approach Soil Health Conservation with local farms through New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets. This grant provided funding to make this conservation no-till… more ...
Stormwater Management with the Sodus Central High/Middle School On August 4th we ran a program with about 30 Sodus Central High/ Middle school "summer program" youth. We talked about stormwater management. We reviewed the installation of a rain barrel at Village of Sodus Point. (The barrel had been painted last year by the Sodus Central Eco club). We then used color chalk to draw … [Click to Read More...]