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December 2014
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30  Week 49
Brant Hunting Season Final Day - Long Island Zone
End of Black Bass Largemouth/Smallmouth Season
1
Black Bass Largemouth/Smallmouth Catch and Release Only (Artificial Lures Only)
Comment Period Ends - Sportfishing Regs: collection, sale and use of baitfish
Proposed Cleanup of Chatsworth Coal Site (Larchmont) Public Comment Period Ends
6:30 PM
St. Lawrence Flatlands draft UMP Public Meeting
2
Duck, Sea Duck, Coot and Merganser Season Final Day - Western Zone
6:00 PM
Public Meeting - Proposed Cleanup of GM - Inland Fisher Guide Site (Salina)
3
4
4:30 PM
Five Rivers: Outdoors After School
Reinstein Woods: After-School Escape
7:00 PM
Five Rivers: Silent Night
5
BCP Application & Work Plan for Hurwitz Site (Buffalo) Public Comment Period End
BCP Application for Hygrade Polishing Site (L.I. City) Public Comment Ends
6
10:00 AM
Five Rivers: Home for the Holidays
Five Rivers: Old Field Trail Walk
1:00 PM
Friends of Reinstein Woods Holiday Party
4:00 PM
Five Rivers: Night Owls and Hot Dogs
7  Week 50
Regular Firearms Big Game Season Final Day Upstate
8
Comment Period Ends - Special Seasons for Deer of Either Sex in Suffolk County
Late Bowhunter and Muzzleloader Big Game Season Opens in Southern Zone
Late Bowhunter and Muzzleloader Deer Season Opens in Select WMUs
No Further Action Proposed for Carriage Factory Site (Rochester) Comment Ends
Varying (Snowshoe) Hare Season Opens in Southeast Areas, Portions of Central NY
9
7:30 PM
Public Meeting - No Further Action Proposed for NY Twist Drill Site (Melville)
10
Final Day to Bait Body-Gripping Traps Set On Land
Fisher and Marten Trapping Seasons Final Day Upstate
No Further Action Proposal for Burn Rite Site (Herkimer) Public Comment Ends
10:30 AM
CSC Webinar: Best Practices in LED Streetlight Conversion
11
4:30 PM
Five Rivers: Outdoors After School
Reinstein Woods: After-School Escape
12
409 Commerce Ave. Site "No Further Action" Proposal - Public Comment Period End
Brownfield App. for Fmr. Johnny on Spot Cleaners (Whitestone) Comment Ends
Brownfield Application for Repetti Site (Mt. Vernon) Public Comment Period Ends
Proposed Investigation of 945 Kenmore Ave. Site (Tonawanda) Public Comment Ends
Revised Proposed Regulation of LNG Facilities Public Comment Period Ends
13
10:00 AM
Five Rivers: Service Road Loop Walk
10:30 AM
Reinstein Wood - Weathering the Winter
2:00 PM
Five Rivers: Falcons
14  Week 51
Canada Goose Hunting Season Final Day - Northeast Zone
Duck, Sea Duck, Coot and Merganser Season Final Day - Northeastern Zone
Late Bowhunter and Muzzleloader Deer Season Final Day in Select WMUs
Proposed Remedy for Undeveloped Parcel Site (Mount Kisco) Comment Period Ends
15
Mink and Muskrat Trapping Seasons Open in Long Island and New York City
16
Muzzleloader and Late Bowhunting Big Game Season Final Day in Southern Zone
7:00 PM
Public Meeting - Proposed Cleanup of Plaza Cleaners Site (Port Washington)
17
Proposed Cleanup of GM Fisher Guide Site (Salina) Public Comment Period Ends
4:45 PM
2014 Draft Open Space Conservation Plan Comment Deadline
7:00 PM
Public Meeting - Cleanup Proposed for American Drive-In Cleaners (Hicksville)
18
Duck, Sea Duck, Coot and Merganser Season Final Day - Lake Champlain Zone
4:30 PM
Five Rivers: Outdoors After School
Reinstein Woods: After-School Escape
5:00 PM
Urban Forestry 2015 Arbor Day Poster Contest
19
No Further Action Proposal for Fmr. Husslein Plating (Hempstead) Comment Ends
Proposed Cleanup of Fmr. Getty Station Site (Brooklyn) Comment Period Ends
2:30 PM
Region 5 Annual Children's Holiday Party
20
Canada Goose Hunting Season Final Day - East Central Zone
10:00 AM
Five Rivers: Vlomankill Trail Walk
Winter Tree I.D.
10:30 AM
Reinstein Wood - Solstice Snowshoe Walk
2:00 PM
Five Rivers: Family Fun - Not a Creature was Stirring
21  Week 52
22
Proposed Cleanup of Former Grand Union Site (Fort Edward) Comment Period Ends
10:30 AM
Reinstein Wood - Family Snowshoe Walk
23
24
Proposed Cleanup of Former Bennett Trucking Site (Brooklyn) Comment Period Ends
25
26
No Further Action Proposal for NY Twist Drill Site (Melville) Comment Period End
27
Canada Goose Hunting Season Final Day - Hudson Valley Zone
Canada Goose Hunting Season Opens - West Central Zone
Duck, Sea Duck, Coot and Merganser Season Opens - Western Zone
10:00 AM
Five Rivers: Introduction to Snowshoeing
2:00 PM
Five Rivers: Beaver Tree Trail Walk
28  Week 1
Duck, Sea Duck, Coot and Merganser Season Final Day - Southeastern Zone
29
Proposed Cleanups for Portions of Pfizer Sites B and D (Brooklyn) Comment Ends
Snow Goose Hunting Season Final Day - Lake Champlain Zone
30
10:30 AM
Reinstein Wood - Winter Wildlife Snowshoe Walk
31
Brant Hunting Season Opens - Long Island Zone
Pheasant Season Final Day in Long Island/NYC and portions of Central/Western NY
Proposed Cleanup of Ash Road Properties Site (Vestal) Public Comment Period Ends
Quail Hunting Final Day in Nassau and Suffolk Counties
Regular Bear Season Final Day in Westchester County
Regular Deer Season Final Day in Westchester and Suffolk Counties
10:30 AM
Reinstein Wood - Winter Nature Play
1
Canada Goose Hunting Season Final Day - South Zone
Varying (Snowshoe) Hare Season Opens in Portion of Western and Central NY
9:00 AM
Five Rivers: New Year's Day Bird Count
2
Draft Plan to Investigate Vacant Office Space Site (N. Tonawanda) Comment Ends
Proposed Cleanup of CH-Kingston Gas Works (Kingston) Comment Period Ends
3
10:00 AM
Five Rivers: Holiday Bird Count for Kids
10:30 AM
Reinstein Wood - Snowshoeing 101
LegendDeadlines Five Rivers Meetings Recreation and Families Reinstein Woods Sporting Seasons Workshops






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