Join the Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps

Plant a Tree, Get Your Hands Dirty, Become an Environmental Steward.

JOIN THE ONONDAGA LAKE CONSERVATION CORPS

Hundreds of community volunteers have become environmental stewards of Onondaga Lake since the formation of the Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps in summer 2012.

The Corps is an expanding organization of community volunteers who are contributing to restoration projects that are creating or improving wildlife habitat in the Onondaga Lake watershed. The Corps seeks to inspire future stewards of Onondaga Lake and its watershed through a hands-on, experience-based program that offers citizens and organizations the opportunity to participate in activities that help restore and sustain Onondaga Lake and its value as an Important Bird Area.

Onondaga Lake Visitors Center
Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps

Onondaga Lake Visitors Center

Plan your trip to the Visitor's Center along the shoreline of Onondaga Lake to see firsthand the significant work that's taken place.

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Onondaga Lake Cleanup Classroom Worksheets
Education

Onondaga Lake Cleanup Classroom Worksheets

Worksheets based on cleanup activities reinforce NYS standards and Next Generation Science Standards for middle school students.

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Upcoming OLCC & other Audubon NY Events
Events

Upcoming OLCC & Other Audubon NY Events

Join us for programs, family activities, and habitat restoration projects in your area!

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Support the Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps
Ways To Help

Support the Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps

Help us to continue to protect and conserve the natural resources of Onondaga Lake.

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Partners of the Corps include Audubon New York, Montezuma Audubon Center, Onondaga Audubon Society, Parsons, OBG, Anchor QEA, Bond Schoeneck & King, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Habitat Gardening in Central New York, and Honeywell.

Schools, community groups, local organizations, and individuals are welcome. To learn more or participate in future activities, please contact montezuma@audubon.org or call 315-365-3588.

OLCC News

Onondaga Lake Cleanup Classroom Worksheets
Education

Onondaga Lake Cleanup Classroom Worksheets

Worksheets based on cleanup activities reinforce NYS standards and Next Generation Science Standards for middle school students.

Southwest Lakeshore Enhancements
Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps

Onondaga Lake Southwest Shoreline Enhancements

Rehabilitation projects critical to lake's recovery.

Plant Lists for Onondaga Lake Restoration
Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps

Plant Lists for Onondaga Lake Restoration

Native species bring the watershed back to life.

Former LCP Site & Wetlands
Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps

Former LCP Site & Wetlands

Restoration complete on formerly contaminated site in Onondaga Lake Watershed.

Nine Mile Creek
Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps

Nine Mile Creek

Transformation of creek along Onondaga Lake complete.

Geddes Brook Wetlands
Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps

Geddes Brook Wetlands

Transformation of this 17 acre area of the Onondaga Lake Watershed is complete.

Habitat Restoration Plan
Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps

Habitat Restoration Plan

Strategic recovery of Onondaga Lake