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Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps Paddle

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps will lead a 2-mile paddle along Nine Mile Creek and Onondaga Lake’s recently restored wetlands on Wednesday, August 10 from 6 – 8 p.m. to explore the area’s birds and other wildlife. Onondaga Lake is an important stopover area for migratory shorebirds, songbirds, and birds of prey during their long and impressive journey. Birding experts from the Montezuma Audubon Center and Onondaga Audubon will discuss how enhanced wetlands along the lakeshore are supporting the Onondaga Lake watershed and its value as an Important Bird Area. Participants will launch from the Honeywell Canoe and Kayak Launch on Pumphouse Road in Syracuse, NY. The event is sponsored by Honeywell and RES.

A limited number of tandem canoes and solo kayaks are available to rent and will be reserved in advance on a first-come, first-served basis. Life vests and paddles are included with the boat rental. Participants may also use their own non-motorized personal watercraft. Paddleboarders are welcome. Click to register for the event. The event will take place rain or shine. Call 315.365.3588 or email with questions.

The Corps is an expanding organization of community volunteers who are contributing to restoration projects that are creating and improving wildlife habitat in the Onondaga Lake watershed. To learn more or participate in future activities, please visit, email or call 315.365.3588.

The Corps was founded in 2012 by Honeywell in partnership with Montezuma Audubon Center and Onondaga Audubon and is now an Audubon New York program. Additional Corps supporters include Parsons, Ramboll, Anchor QEA, RES, Central NY Community Foundation, and Jim and Juli Boeheim Foundation.


August 10
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Honeywell Canoe and Kayak Launch
Pumphouse Rd.
Syracuse, NY 13209 United States
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