Conservation Field Day (CFD) 2020 was held in virtual format. Teachers who signed up to participate were given access to a Google Drive folder that contains 15+ presentations and activities, many from our long time and beloved presenters. There were favorites such as Bird Watching & Nature Exploration, Campfire Safety, Egg Take at a Fish Hatchery, History of Trapping, Insectaganza, Invasive Species, and Wastewater Treatment. This same format will be used in 2021 and we look forward to the return of the in-
Selkirk Shores State Park in Richland was the site of the 31st annual Oswego County Conservation Field Day (CFD) on September 19, 2019. Approximately 225 fifth-
Each of the twenty classes who participated in the event attended five different outdoor classroom stations. The presenters at the stations were specialists from various environmental fields. At each station, students spent twenty minutes listening and participating in discussions and activities. Teachers were encouraged to follow-
Each year, all fifth grade classes in Oswego County are invited to attend, and spaces for the program are filled on a first come, first serve basis.
Sponsorship for this program was provided by the Oswego County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs and Selkirk Shores State Park.
Instructor: Joe McMullen
Affiliation: Environmental Consultant/Botanist
Instructors: Alivia Sheffield & Zoe Hutchins
Affiliation: NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Preservation
|Agricultural Value Assessment|
|Vegetation Control - AQUATIC|
|Vegetation Control - TERRESTRIAL|
|Conservation Field Day|
|Plant a Tree|