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  • DEC - Wait Until Next Winter to Prune Your Oak Trees

    Many people prune their trees in spring and summer. DEC recommends holding off on pruning oak trees until winter to protect them from oak wilt, a deadly tree disease. more

  • NFC- Chainsaw Raffle Update

    ONLY 25 TICKETS LEFT TO SELL OR PURCHASE!! If you would like a ticket, the following members may still have tickets left to sell: Bob Preston, Dave Preston, Deb and Vic Bandinelli, Mark Gallo, Ray Meinzer, Ken Gaines, Herb Linderman and Don Kuhn. more

  • DEC Establishes Oak Wilt Protective Zones in Greenwood Heights, Canandaigua and Suffolk County

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced that Oak Wilt Protective Zones have been established in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Greenwood Heights, Kings County; the Town of Canandaigua, Ontario County; and all of Suffolk County. These zones are the first line of defense in preventing the spread of oak wilt, a deadly tree disease. Previously, DEC established Oak Wilt Protective Zones in the towns of Glenville, Schenectady County, and Central Islip, Suffolk County. The county-wide Protective Zone for Suffolk County replaces the zone for Central Islip. more

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