Think globally and act locally in support of your environment!!! Join the Sterling Nature Center in cleaning up the Lake Ontario shore. If you cannot make it to the Sterling Nature Center then visit the American Littoral Society’s website, www.alsnyc.org, or call 1-800-449-0790 to find other beach cleanups throughout the state. Annually, over 7,000 volunteers clean and documented about a quarter million pounds of debris across NYS. At SNC we collect over 200 pounds of litter along our 2 miles of shoreline with the help of volunteers like you. Refreshments will be provided after the work is done. Rain Date Sunday Sept 15.
||Sterling Nature Center
15380 Jenzvolt Rd.
Sterling, NY 13156
||10:00 am – Noon
Come explore the fields, meadows and wetlands for birds, butterflies and dragonflies. All of these diverse creatures can fly but each does it in its own unique way. We will hike the Meadow Trail and visit Dragonfly Pond in search of our summer winged wildlife.
Apple Pressing Sterling Nature Center
October 11th 2008
15730 Jensvold Rd.
Sterling, NY 13056
Saturday, October 11th. Join us in creating apple cider the old fashion way with a people powered fruit press. Help, wash, grind, press, pasteurize and best of all taste fresh apple cider. While going through the process we will discuss the history of apples, apple product, the apple growing industry and the many different varieties of apples. Back by popular demand – take a taste test of over a dozen different varieties of apples grown by local orchards and place your vote for your favorite. New this year an – Apple Cook Off – bring in your favorite apple dish to be tasted and judged. Prizes will be awarded to the top vote getters, for details and contest requirements send a SSAE to SNC PO Box 216 Sterling NY 13156. A special THANK YOU goes to Ontario Orchards of Oswego for supplying the apples for pressing.