Breakfast buffet set for Sunday

The Conesville Fire Department will host a breakfast buffet from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday at the firehouse on state Route 990V. 

The meal will include eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, french toast, muffins, sausage gravy, fresh fruit and more. Admission is by donation. 

Chinese auction to benefit team

The Tri-Valley Colts football team and cheerleaders will hold a Chinese auction Sunday at the Laurens Firehouse. Doors will open at noon, with the drawing to begin at 3 p.m.

‘Trees for Tribs’ program to begin

Katherine M. Czajkowski will provide an overview of the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s “Trees for Tribs” program at the next Otsego County Water Quality Coordinating Committee meeting on Thursday. 

The WQCC meeting, which will begin at 1 p.m. in Classroom A of The Meadows Office Building at 140 County Highway 33W in Cooperstown, is hosted by the Otsego County Planning Department. This event is free and open to the public; registration is required by Tuesday by emailing admin@occainfo.org or calling 547-4488.

According to a release, the “Trees for Tribs” program offers trees and shrubs at no cost for plantings along riparian corridors to strengthen, repair and replant stream buffers to enhance water quality protection. (”Tribs” is short for tributaries.) 

Czajkowski, Mohawk Watershed coordinator for DEC’s Mohawk River Basin Program, will explain how Trees for Tribs is implemented and how DEC works with program partners. She will also share pictures of planting sites, outline what the expectations are once the trees and/or shrubs are planted, and provide contact information for interested parties in Otsego County. 

For more information, visit www.otsegosoilandwater.com/waterqualitycc.html

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