Ask the Fishing Guide: Fish ID and Cleaning

So, you caught a stringer of various kinds of fish – perch, bass, or maybe an invasive goby –
now what? Join us with local Fishing Guide Ethan Forbes to learn how to identify your catch and how to clean and filet your fish using different techniques.
Bonus: learn how to clean a pike – one of the toughest fish to clean. If you like to fish, this program is for you!

This event is hosted by the Minna Anthony Nature Center located at 44927 Cross Island Rd, Fineview, NY 13640. Call (315) 482-2479 for details.

Oneida County SWCD Invasive Species Poster Contest Display @ Oneida County Public Market

The Oneida County Soil & Water Conservation District is promoting an art exhibit for New York Invasive Species Awareness Week. This exhibit will be displayed at the Oneida County Public Market, which is open on Saturday mornings. Artwork will be focusing on Invasive Species in New York State. Submissions are open to all ages and can be in any medium as long as no physical invasive species are attached to it. Submissions will be accepted by June 1st at Oneida County SWCD office at 121 Second St. Oriskany, NY, or on June 1st at the Oneida County Public Market.

Catskills Great Outdoor Expo

This one-day event will be filled with dozens of exhibitors from across the Catskills as well as a smattering local food and beverage offerings, live presentations, raffle prizes, the Catskills Great Outdoor Gear Sale, and a full schedule of engaging activities for the whole family to enjoy.

To ensure this event is accessible to our entire community, admission is free for both Catskills residents and visitors. Reserve your tickets here:

The Catskills Great Outdoor Expo will be held at the Catskills Visitor Center in Mt. Tremper, NY, the official Visitor Center of the Catskill Park.