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Thursday March 28, 2013
 
10:00 AM
http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma
Contact  Montezuma Audubon Center, 2295 State Route 89, Savannah, NY 13146
315-365-3588

Once considered to be the “king” of waterfowl, the American Black Duck is in severe decline. Participants will explore the reasons for this decline through games and activities. Then, we’ll take a trip to explore another birding hotspot in the Montezuma Wetlands Complex and participate in an American Black Duck survey. Fee: $7/child.


10:30 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/energy/44992.html
Contact  Office of Climate Change
climatechange@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Thursday, March 28, 2013, 10:30 a.m. – Noon

Green infrastructure provides additional capacity to handle stormwater runoff.  This webinar will present NYS climate change projections, green infrastructure options, case studies, and an evaluation matrix to help communities decide on what green infrastructure might work best in their community.

 Additionally at this webinar, information will be provided on how communities can apply for NYSDEC’s 2013 Environmental Excellence Awards.

The webinar will be accessible to anyone via an Internet connection and telephone. Webinar participants must use the telephone call-in number; no audio signal will be transmitted over the Internet. To join the webinar, go to http://www.webdialogs.com, click the “Join a meeting” button and enter Conference ID 58089 in the “Meeting Login” screen. On your telephone, dial 1-866-394-2346 and enter conference call code 1982360347# when prompted. 
 
Please respond with both your name and community affiliation via either e-mail or telephone to the Office of Climate Change at
climatechange@gw.dec.state.ny.us or 518-402-8323.  In the event that we have to cancel or postpone this webinar respondents will be notified.


4:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  5Rivers@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Join us for our weekly after-school outings for gradeschool children. A brief indoor introduction to the season will be followed by an outdoor exploration along Five Rivers’ trails, searching for signs of the season. Each week will feature a different nature theme, with a strong emphasis on direct interaction with the outdoors. These programs are free of charge, but space is limited. Registration for any date is required by the preceding Tuesday. Parent(s) and child(ren) must accompany each other. In the event of inclement weather, outings will be cancelled. To register or for more information, call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291.


4:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  rwnp@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week. For children in grades K through 5. No registration required.


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