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Saturday December 7, 2019
 
 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposal to address contamination related to the Former Hygrade Polishing and Plating Co. Site (Long Island City, Queens), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through December 7, 2019.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the proposal and how to comment (information available in English, Espanol, Hindi, and Bengali).

Project documents can be reviewed at:

Queens Library, Long Island City Branch
37-44 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
718-752-3700

--and--

Queens Community Board 1
45-02 Ditmars Boulevard, LL Suite 125
Astoria, NY 11105
718-626-1021


10:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Guided Walk: PREPARING FOR WINTER

A walk on the Beaver Tree Trail will present opportunities to observe how Five Rivers’ wildlife is preparing for winter. We’ll look for signs of beaver activity and the last of the ducks on the pond as ice starts to creep over the water’s surface.

NOTE: Organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) are welcome, but are asked to call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register.


11:00 AM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Join a guided nature walk and learn how trees survive the winter season.  No registration required.

1:00 PM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Friends of Reinstein Woods members will celebrate the beauty of winter at their annual holiday gathering.  Enjoy a live animal presentation by Aquarium of Niagara.  New members are welcome.  Registration required; call 716-683-5959.

2:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Family Fun: SOIL! SOIL! SOIL!

It’s more than just dirt. Celebrate World Soil Day at Five Rivers by joining us for a presentation about the wonders of soils. Learn what makes up soil, how it differs from dirt, the important roles that soils play in our environment, and ecological problems related to soil.

NOTE: Organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) are welcome, but are asked to call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register.


4:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Citizen Science: OWL PROWL

Join center staff and bird experts from the Hudson-Mohawk Bird Club as we survey owls at Five Rivers. Field parties will visit likely owl roosts, then gather to compare findings.

 Space is limited. Please call to register by Wednesday, November 28.

NOTE: Organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) are welcome, but are asked to call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register.


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