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Birding at the Sterling Nature Center

@courtesy of the Sterling Nature Center

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Types of fish found in Cayuga County

You may already know that Cayuga County has the most shore line of any county in New York, that we have eight lakes, but you may not know that we have some of the best fishing around to compliment those stunning views and provide an opportunity for some outdoor recreation. Follow our blog series about fishing in Cayuga County to learn what types of fish there are, where to go and some tips to make…

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Ice Cream and More at Reese's Dairy

If you are craving something unique, Reese's Dairy Bar, part of the Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail is just the place for you. The experienced staff delivers a delicious full food menu with plenty of side dishes, too. The signature treat however is the homemade ice cream and desserts. Many delicacies are made at the shop, from family recipes that have been tweaked and perfected over the years that…

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Do's and Don'ts of Fishing

Meet Michelle Barber! When Michelle isn't behind the desk at Five Star Bank, odds are likely that you can find her on the waters of Cayuga Lake. She and her husband Rob Barber are fishing enthusiasts, and if you need an inside scoop on the fishing scene in Cayuga County, then this match is perfectly paired! To start off this series, Michelle has a suggested list of Do's and Don'ts for fishing…

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Tracing their Steps

Of the 16 places on the BINGO card, you may or may not have heard of them and know why they are significant. Here’s a little background on each of them. Please note that at this time some locations may be closed to visitors due to COVID-19. We are encouraging you to take a picture of the building and make a pledge to yourself that you’ll return to learn about these courageous women. A random…

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Find Your Suffragist Soul Sister

If you’re looking for your Suffragist Soul Sister, you already have some qualities that tie in with all these ladies. Passion and courage are among the attributes that unite these women together, then mix in a strong unwavering belief towards civil rights and the determination to stand behind a cause, and voila', pure magic! The type that inspires a revisit to the classic Disney song: Sister…

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Discover Strawberry Fields Hydroponic Farm

Discover hydroponically grown strawberries as you tour Cayuga County and explore the beautiful Finger Lakes. Stand to pick delicious strawberries and experience an adventure not soon forgotten. Picking strawberries while standing has never been easier and more fun for folks of all ages. The strawberry patch is handicap accessible, as everything is grown on a smooth black tarp up off the ground…

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