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Friday April 26, 2019
 
 
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Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan for a site known as the Former Newsday Facility, site ID #C152256. This site is located in the Hamlet of Melville, within the County of Suffolk, and is located at 235 Pinelawn Road. Public comments about the application and draft work plan must be submitted by April 26, 2019.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the site and how to comment.

A copy of the application, Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan and other relevant documents are available at:

Plainview – Old Bethpage Public Library
999 Old Country Road
Plainview, NY, 11803


 
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Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan for a site known as the Kissena Center Site, site ID #C241231. This site is located in the neighborhood of Flushing, within the County of Queens, and is located at 46-15 to 46-31 Kissena Boulevard. Public comments about the application and draft work plan must be submitted by April 26, 2019.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the site and how to comment.

A copy of the application, Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan, and other relevant documents are available at:

Queens Library at Flushing
41-17 Main Street
Flushing, NY, 11355

--and--

Queens Community Board 7
133-32 41st Road, Suite 3B
Flushing, NY, 11355


9:00 AM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/43668.html
Contact  HudsonEstuaryTFT@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Region 3 Offices, 21 S Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561 - Map

The Hudson River Estuary’s Trees for Tribs (tributaries) program will kick-off the spring planting season with a “Potting Up” event in celebration of Arbor Day on Friday, April 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at DEC’s Regional Office, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz. Volunteers are welcome to join DEC staff in potting up thousands of bare-root seedlings that will be used in the Trees for Tribs program.

Hudson River Estuary Trees for Tribs plantings take place throughout the Hudson Valley in May and September. Municipalities, environmental organizations, land trusts, watershed groups, and schools participate and volunteer. All ages are welcome, but younger volunteers must be accompanied by an adult. On-site training is provided.

The New York State Tree Nursery provides the plants, which are native, New York seed-sourced riparian species, ideal for flood and erosion-prone areas. A list of state Trees for Tribs programs in other watersheds, as well as planting projects and volunteer opportunities, are available on the DEC website. To learn more about Hudson River Estuary Trees for Tribs or watch a video about the program, visit DEC’s Hudson Estuary Trees for Tribs website.

The annual Arbor Day observance promotes tree plantings and tree care to highlight the importance of trees to the environment, economy, and overall quality of life. Now celebrating its 11th year, 7,000 Hudson Estuary Trees for Tribs volunteers have planted 50,000 shrubs and trees on 108 acres at 300 streamside sites.


 
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Contact  Beth Roessler
HudsonEstuaryTFT@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Region 3 Offices, 21 S Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561 - Map

Volunteers are invited to join DEC staff in potting up thousands of bare-root seedlings that will be used in the Trees for Tribs (tributaries) program in the Hudson Valley. The New York State Tree Nursery provides the plants, which are native, New York seed-sourced riparian species, ideal for flood and erosion-prone areas. To volunteer to help with potting up, please RSVP to HudsonEstuaryTFT@dec.ny.gov.


 
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

Stop in at the visitor center and pick up a scavenger hunt before heading out to walk the trails at Five Rivers. Visitors are encouraged to bring their imagination and observation skills, because the scavenger hunt is not about collecting things. Instead, it's all aboutcompleting a list of activities, from gazing at clouds, to touching the earth, to taking a closer look at insects.

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


10:30 AM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Come join us on a trail as we learn how to be citizen scientists and record squirrel sightings in the preserve. Once you've learned, you can do this at home too. For children ages 8 and older.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


1:30 PM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Celebrate John James Auburn's birthday by birding in the woods! Incorporate technology with birding and learn about eBird and the Merlin bird ID app. For children ages 8 and older.

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

Join DEC's Office of Climate Changeto play EarthQuest, a role-play game focused on climate change and sustainability. Appropriate for middle and high school students, the game will challenge players to think creatively about solutions for environmental problems. This version of the game will be set in New York State's Capital District and the Upper Hudson River Estuary. Space is limited. Call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register, organize friends and to bring a group. On Tuesday, April 23 from 2-4:30 pm players will meet to work together on a service project to remove invasive plants at Five Rivers.


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