By Eric Malanoski (Townsquare Media News)

Otsego County Conservation Association
continues the fight against invasive species on Sunday, August 14 at 1 p.m. with a “Paddle and Pull on Goodyear Lake.” OCCA has been working with the Goodyear Lake Association, the Headwaters Youth Conservation Corps, and community volunteers for more than a decade in an effort to eradicate the water chestnut plant from the lake without using herbicides.

Volunteers will meet at 1 p.m. at the New York State Fishing Access Site on State Route 28 in Portlandville. Participation is free, but pre-registration is required to reserve space in one of OCCA’s canoes. Call OCCA at (607) 282-4087 for more information or to register.