Black River Watershed Conference to be held in Old Forge


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OLD FORGE — The seventh annual Black River Watershed Conference will be held June 14 in this Herkimer County village.

The event — organized by the Tug Hill Commission, Lewis and Jefferson County Soil and Water Conservation Districts and state Department of Environmental Conservation Region 6 — will be held at the View Arts Center, the first time the event has taken place within the Adirondack Park.

It will include a continental breakfast, presentations on current projects and other watershed-related topics from 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and a guided boat tour from 2 to 4 p.m.

The cost of registration is $25 per person, and spots must be reserved by June 5.

Registration forms for participants or interested exhibitors may be accessed at or by contacting Carla Yaw at 315-376-6122 or by email at