Otsego County Master Gardners



HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JANUARY 28 Fun In The Snow At Glimmerglass State Park SNOW TUBING—11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Weather permitting, Glimmerglass State Park will be open for snow tubing on the hill. Admission is $5/person. Snow tubes are provided; there is a warming hut with snacks and hot chocolate available for purchase. Check the Facebook page or call the park office to confirm the slope is open. Glimmerglass State Park, 1527 County Highway 31, Cooperstown. (607) 547-8662 or visit…


In Time Of Pandemic Hope Blooms

EDITORIAL In Time Of Pandemic Hope Blooms Master Gardeners: Our National Mission ‘Extension Master Gardener programs educate people, engaging them in learning to use unbiased, research-based horticulture and gardening practices through a network of trained volunteers directed and supported by land-grant university faculty and staff.” Underneath the quiet of pandemic strictures and social-distancing, the world hasn’t completely come to a stop. Just as, soon, crocuses (not, croci, we’re told) will begin poking through the snow, so will the Otsego County…


HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: DIY Maple Syrup 01-19-21

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, JANUARY 19 Learn To DIY Maple Syrup COVID TESTING – 8 – 10 a.m. Free Covid-19 testing for people with no symptoms. Call for an appointment. Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown Clinic, 1 Atwell Dr., Cooperstown. 607-547-7973. MAPLE SYRUP – 6 p.m. Learn how to make Maple Syrup at the micro scale with Aaron Wightman, Co-Director of the Cornell Maple Program. He will cover why sap flows, sap collection options, the basics of processing, filtering, and grading.…


Make a Giant, Hike The Trails & Go Boating!

What’s Fun In Otsego County Make a Giant, Hike The Trails & Go Boating! Learn about Rube Foster, the founder of the Negro Leagues, and other players from the 1920s – 40s in a virtual field trip at the Baseball Hall of Fame to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the league. 1 p.m. Thursday, June 25, for info. • If your teen has been cooped up inside for too long, get them out on the trails…