Oneida Community Mansion House celebrates environmental stewardship and conservation with two weekend events in April. Both events are free to all participants.
OCMH celebrates Earth Day:
Saturday, April 22, from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, join us for a nature photography and clean-up hike around Sunset Lake. Bring your camera and capture woodland plants and animals in photographs. The best pictures will be exhibited to the world on our Facebook and Twitter pages and at our public Arbor Day event on April 29. Hike the pathway around Sunset Lake and pitch in to restore the lake edge and woodlands. Litter-picking tools will be provided.
OCMH celebrates Arbor Day:
On Saturday, April 29, from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, join us for an Arbor Day festival! Join in a woodland scavenger hunt and learn to identify trees by their leaves. Build your own birdfeeder (materials fee required). Learn about maple syrup production with the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill HS Future Farmers of America chapter. Marvel as a professional arborist climbs trees, and visit the Utica Zoomobile! Delicious food truck refreshments will be available for purchase. The first hundred attendees receive a pine seedling courtesy of Bartlett Tree Service.