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New York Power Authority Sponsors Oneida County Envirothon                                                        

May 8, 2006

NEWS ADVISORY

The Oneida County Envirothon – an environmental competition among high school students – will be held Wednesday, May 10, at Verona Beach State Park, with the New York Power Authority and the Oneida County Soil and Water Conservation District as sponsors. 

Teams representing schools in Camden, Clinton, New Hartford, Oriskany, Proctor, Waterville and Whitesboro, as well as the Oneida County BOCES, will test their skills in a variety of environmental areas.

This year’s competition will include the presentation of the fourth annual Doug Pens Envirothon Volunteer of the Year Award to an ardent supporter of the Envirothon.  There will be numerous photo opportunities.

WHAT:            Oneida County Envirothon

WHEN:            Wednesday, May 10, 2006, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

WHERE:          Verona Beach State Park, south of the Village of Sylvan Beach                           

CONTACT:     Carol Rodino, 518-527-3586
                         carol.rodino@nypa.gov

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