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Tuesday March 19, 2013
 
6:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/press/89509.html
Contact  region9@gw.dec.state.ny.us

At the Cornell Cooperative Extension Building
4487 Lake Avenue
Lockport, Niagara County
The meeting is co-hosted by Niagara County Cooperative Extension and the Niagara County Sportfishery Development Board.

Other meetings:

Wednesday, March 6, 2013: 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
DEC Training Academy
24 County Route 2A, Pulaski (the former Portly Angler Motel), Oswego County
The meeting is co-hosted by the Eastern Lake Ontario Salmon and Trout Association.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013: 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Carlson Auditorium, in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science building (76-1125) on the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) campus, Rochester, Monroe County
The meeting is co-hosted by RIT and the Monroe County Fishery Advisory Board

The annual State of Lake Ontario public meetings will be held in Oswego, Monroe and Niagara counties during March, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today.

"In recent years, Lake Ontario anglers have experienced outstanding fishing on Lake Ontario and its tributaries, based on DEC's science-based management of the fisheries," said DEC Commissioner Joe Martens. "DEC's goal is to maintain Lake Ontario's high-quality angling opportunities and associated economic benefits. The State of Lake Ontario meetings provide an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in the lake to interact with the scientists who study its fisheries."

Lake Ontario and its embayments and tributaries support thriving populations of fish, including a variety of trout and salmon, bass, walleye, yellow perch and panfish. New York's Lake Ontario waters comprise more than 2.7 million acres. A 2007 statewide angler survey estimated more than 2.6 million angler days were spent on Lake Ontario and major tributaries. The estimated value of these fisheries exceeded $112 million to the local New York economy.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  rwnp@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Become a citizen scientist! Participate in this training program, and volunteer to help monitor the frogs and toads here at Reinstein Woods. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


7:00 PM
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@gw.dec.state.ny.us

MEETING LOCATION HAS CHANGED--TAKE NOTE: New Public Meeting Location: East Fishkill Fire District Facility, 2502 Route 52, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533. Time and date of public meeting has not changed.

The public is invited to the meeting to learn about the remedy being proposed by DEC to address contamination related to the IBM East Fishkill Facility (East Fishkill, Dutchess County). Public comments also are welcome at the meeting, and during a public comment period that runs through April 20, 2013.


 
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Public Meeting Location: Village of Clyde Offices, 6 South Park Street, Clyde, NY 14433

The public is invited to the meeting to learn about the cleanup remedy beig proposed by DEC to address contamination related to the Old Erie Canal - Village of Clyde Section Site (Clyde, Wayne County). Public comments also are welcome at the meeting, and during a public comment period that runs through March 30, 2013.


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