Friends of the
The Friends of Pickman-Remmer Wetlands is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation, conservation and history of the State owned 87 acre conservation area (see area in blue/green below) as well the surrounding wetlands and Connetquot River ecosystem. The Friends goal is to help and support NYS DEC management of the area and to provide and support educational programs and public access including bird watching and nature trails
The Pickman – Remmer, wetlands are comprised of 87 acres of wetlands habitat in Oakdale New York that adjoins the Grand Canal and are an integral portion of the Connetquot River estuary.
The Wetlands are owned by NYS DEC and are recognized by Audubon as an IBA ( Important Birding Area) and NYS DEC as a BCA (Bird Conservation Area).