CLARKSVILLE — Thom Engle of the Northeastern Cave Conservancy will present a program on Hailes Cave for the Clarksville Historical society. He’ll speak on Wednesday April 5, at 7 p.m. at the Clarksville Community Church.

GUILDERLAND — On Saturday, April 29, the Guilderland Central School District is hosting the bi-annual Recycling Extravaganza at Farnsworth Middle School at 6072 State Farm Rd.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is recruiting volunteers for the 2017 summer sampling season to conduct water quality assessments in nearby streams and rivers as part of the Water Assessments by Volunteer Evaluators project known as WAVE.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued guidance on how to prevent bad encounters with black bears and conflicts with coyotes as warmer spring temperatures approach.

Westerlo has pitched in to help a local woman suffering from cancer. Orchestrated by her sister, Betty Filkins, with help from the Westerlo Reformed Church, the Westerlo Volunteer Fire Company, and the local band the Hilltown Ramblers, a fundraiser will be held on Saturday, April 8, at 7 p.m. to benefit Ruth Savino.