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Mattress recycling event, Kashong work day this weekend

There will be a mattress and box spring recycling event Saturday at the town of Geneva Recycling and Disposal Station and the Canandaigua Transfer Station from 8 a.m. to noon.


It’s free to residents, but you must register in advance.


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Volunteers welcome for Kashong work day

The town of Geneva will hold a work day Sunday starting at 1 p.m. at the Kashong Conservation Area off Route 14.

Geneva Town Supervisor Mark Venuti says members of the public are welcome to help the volunteer Kashong Conservation Committee with trail work and other maintenance.

Future plans at Kashong include more picnic tables and the installation of an osprey nest.

Photo courtesy of Visit Finger Lakes

The 84 acres of land which now form Kashong Conservation Area (KCA) were owned and managed by Polly Spedding and her husband for over 50 years.  With the goal of creating a public conservation area, Polly and her children worked with the Finger Lakes Land Trust to donate the land to the town of Geneva in 2008.  In cooperation with the Land Trust, the town of Geneva created the public park to promote education and quiet recreation.  The Land Trust holds and monitors legal restrictions on the property that require the land be managed solely as a public conservation area.

Listen to my full Inside the FLX conversation with Geneva Town Supervisor Mark Venuti below.

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