Conservation days student drawing

Conservation Education Day is an annual event for 6th graders.

Conservation Education Days

4-H Conservation Education Days continues to be a free event for Oneida County 6th grade students. The event is held at Delta Lake State Park. The purpose of this popular educational event is to provide sixth grade students the opportunity to:

  • Gain a better understanding of the ecological balance among humans, wildlife, forest, soil and waters of New York State
  • Gain exposure to various outdoor activities available in New York State
  • Gain exposure to a variety of conservation career opportunities

Funding for this program comes from a grant through the Oneida County Youth Bureau, and partnerships with various organizations such as: Adirondack Wild Turkeys Unlimited, Central NY State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Oneida County Farm Bureau, Federated Sportsman’s Clubs of Oneida County, Inc., NY State Department of Environmental Conservation, Oneida County School Systems, Sportsman’s Education Program, Oneida County, Utica Zoo, and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County.


Holly Wise
Consumer Horticulture Educator, Plant Science Educator
(315) 736-3394 Ext. 125

Last updated June 24, 2019