Shape the Future
The Onondaga Lake shoreline and wetlands are teeming with migratory songbirds, birds of prey, marsh birds, and shorebirds this time of year. Join Audubon’s Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps for a self-lead, bike ride along the West Shore Trail to explore some of the 90-acres of restored habitats, the birds that have returned to these habitats, and learn from habitat restoration specialists about the lake cleanup and why Onondaga Lake is an Audubon New York Important Bird Area. Participants will receive an Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps sticker and a map of the five trails, ranging in length from 0.5 to 4 miles. This event is for all ages and abilities. Bring your own bicycle, helmet, and a pen or pencil. Facial coverings will be required and we will follow physical distancing guidelines. Fee: $5/family. Call 315.365.3588 or email email@example.com with questions. The event is sponsored by Honeywell, Ramboll, Parsons, Anchor QEA, and Applied Ecological Services.
The Onondaga Lake Conservation 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 was founded in 2012 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 Audubon Important Bird Area.
Onondaga Lake is an important wintering area for Bald Eagles and waterfowl, providing habitat, food, and water sources that many bird species depend upon for survival during the cold winter months.
The Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps is a hands-on, experienced-based organization of community volunteers participating in stewardship and educational activities that help restore and sustain the Onondaga Lake watershed, ecosystem, and natural resources.
About the Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps
The Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps was founded in 2012 by Honeywell in partnership with Montezuma Audubon Center and Onondaga Audubon and is now an Audubon New York program. Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps supporters include NextEra Energy, Parsons, Ramboll, Anchor QEA, Bond Schoeneck & King, Applied Ecological Services, CHA Consulting, Koester Associates, Westfall Law, Pioneer Companies, and SRC, Inc.
Schools, community groups, local organizations, and individuals are welcome. To learn more or participate in future activities, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 315-365-3588.