ONEONTA – State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I–Oneonta) is calling on the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) to consider alternative strategies to keep the Rogers Environmental Center in Sherburne open.
“Rogers Environmental Center is a valuable educational asset not to mention a treasured outdoor recreational site,” said Senator Seward. “The center boosts the quality of life for residents and visitors alike and enhances the local economy; a true upstate jewel.”
Following a summit of local stakeholders and members of the Friends of Rogers Center, Senator Seward sent a letter to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation voicing specific concerns. In the letter, Seward asks a number of questions including: