Tom Walsh, a 65-year-old hiker and cancer survivor, is planning to walk to all 20 state forests in Otsego County as well as five Otsego Land Trust conservation areas on a continuous thru-hike that will cover more than 200 miles. Starting from his home in Worcester, NY on or about June 1, the hike will take him through all 24 Otsego County towns. [Read more…] about Man Plans 200+ Mile Otsego County Thru-Hike for Charity
Bear Swamp State Forest
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Finger Lakes Land Trust (FLLT) have announced the permanent protection of 234 acres at Casa Farms in the town of Niles, Cayuga County, with a conservation easement.