Canastota Community Chest Gives to the GSC

To the Editor:

(Town of Lenox, NY – Feb. 2013) The Great Swamp Conservancy is the grateful recipient of a $1,250 grant from the Canastota Community Chest. These funds help to pay for the Quail Project. The GSC has been raising and releasing Bobwhite Quail in our area in the hopes that they will repopulate.


Great Swamp Conservancy: A New Start

Submitted by Michael J. Patane

(Canastota, Town of Lenox, NY – Feb. 2013) As I am sure that you are aware, this past year 2012 the GSC was granted monies to hire a full-time executive director. While our initial efforts didn’t work out as hoped, the board has come together like never before and is […]

GSC Receives $20,000 from Gorman Foundation

(Canastota, Town of Lenox, NY – Oct. 2012) The Great Swamp Conservancy (GSC) has been awarded $20,000 from the Gorman Foundation for the beginning of the transformation of the barn into a Community Outreach Center and Natural History Museum.

The funding will cover the cost of siding, repairing the rear wall, a new door in […]

Ducks in our Wetlands

(Canastota, NY – Sept. 2012) Come spend a few minutes learning what species of ducks use wetlands at the Great Swamp Conservancy. Local conservationist Michael J. Patane will discuss what types of ducks use the wetlands, when, and for what reasons.

There are two different categories of ducks: Puddle ducks and divers. Learn the differences […]