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P.O. Box 159 – 8356 Bay Street Sodus Point, NY 14555 Phone: 315-483-9881

New Nature Preserve at Macyville


A Nature Preserve in Macyville

Genesee Land Trust working with the Village of Sodus Point will be opening a new nature preserve here in the village in the Fall of this year. Macyville was the name of the area of Sodus Point around Sentell Street. This location south and east of the village highway barns on Seaman Street extending over to Sentell Street will feature walking trails, but otherwise, be left in a natural state. The site offers a mix of habitats including wooded uplands and shrub-swamp wetlands.

Trail Keepers, a group of volunteers who help Genesee Land Trust with trails on different preserves invite you to join them for a volunteer workday on August 15, from 3 – 5 PM. The plans are to clearly mark new trails and discontinue dead-end ones, pick-up trash and debris, and remove invasive species. Please check their site for the August 15 th, (click here) for details, come help out and preview the area.

To learn more about Genesee Land Trust activities and events all across the region visit https://www.geneseelandtrust.org/

The name Macyville recalls Sylvanus Macy, a NYC businessman who believed the Sodus Point area had great potential and featured prominently in local development after the Civil War. It was Macy who built the bank that later became the customs house which stood on Sentell Street until 2001. The site of the new nature preserve is close to the where Macy lived while in Sodus Point on the what is now the corner of Seaman and Macy streets. Tom Lightfoot, our village historian, has written an article about Sylvanus Macy and his impact on local development. Read More about Sylvanus Macy here.

The History of Sylvanus J. Macy and Macyville

Macy by TRL
VILLAGE MEETINGS
6:30 P.M. Village Board Meeting August 15th
10:30 A.M. Lake Ontario REDI - August 22 - Safety Building Lyons
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Contact Us

Phone: 315-483-9881

Fax: 315-483-0918

Village Clerk tdurham@soduspoint.info


Code Enforcement:

315-553-2695

ceo@soduspoint.info


Mayor Dave McDowell

585-739-1398(cell)

dmcdowell@soduspoint.info

Village Projects
Regular weekly work schedule
Brush Schedule

Generally, brush will be collected twice monthly during the months of April, May, September, October and November.

Monday, June 10th
Monday, July 8th
Monday, August 12th
Monday, September 9th
Monday, September 23rd


 
Tuesday, October 15th
Monday, October 29th
Tuesday, November 12th 

Brush and leaf Collection ends on Wednesday, November 27 Christmas tree collection as needed

Water Level Links

ATTN: links are not working, please use the Additional water level information can be found under the public notice tab. This area will be used for emergency water level information.

We are attempting to get these fixed.

USACE Daily Water Levels