In observance of Juneteenth, the TCAT will run on a reduced service on Monday, June 20th. Though Juneteenth is on the 19th, most employers also observe the holiday on the 20th. Instead of operating on a typical weekday schedule on Monday, TCAT will operate on Sunday’s schedule, which ends earlier in the day and has fewer trips. For more information about TCAT schedules, visit tcatbus.com.
The Army Corps of Engineers resumed its hydrilla management program yesterday. According to Finger Lakes Daily News the corps is spreading the herbicide Fluridone in the southern part of Cayuga Lake and the Cayuga Lake inlet to combat the invasive aquatic plant. The effort aims to stem the spread of hydrilla northward into the lake. Next week it will begin treatment in Fall Creek. Tompkins County Health Department and Bolton Point water plant will be monitoring water quality weekly. No interruption to fishing or swimming is expected.
The New York State Parks outdoor photo contest is back. According to ABC News10, the contest highlights New York’s natural beauty and destinations in state campgrounds and parks. Photographs can be submitted June 15th, to October 15th. Categories include camping, the seasons, action and adventure, hiking, vistas, and memories. Photos will be judged on originality, composition, and technical quality. The 2023 New York State Camping Guide will feature the winning photos. Prizes include a $1,000 REI gift card, a four person tent, a 2023 Empire Pass, and others. For more information about the contest, requirements, and photo categories, visit nyphotochallenged.com
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