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Thursday April 4, 2013
8:30 AM
Contact  Division of Lands and Forests

Hosted by Region 1 ReLeaf, this workshop focuses on the best ways to prune. Hands on presentation and demonstration will be held at workshop.

10:00 AM
Contact  5Rivers@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Join us for an elementary approach to forest life as we study the basic ecological, economic and spiritual values of forests. This indoor/outdoor program will compare and contrast the flora and fauna of different forest types, and provide savvy tips in basic tree identification that parent and child can build upon in their own yard or park. Parent(s) and child(ren) must accompany each other. Please call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register by Friday, March 29.

4:00 PM
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
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.

6:00 PM
Contact  Scott Menrath

NYS DEC will hold two public meetings on the Draft Long Island Pesticide Pollution Prevention Strategy to provide a summary of the Draft Strategy and to receive written and oral comments on it. Immediately prior to each public meeting, NYS DEC will hold a one-hour availability session. During those sessions, there will be an opportunity for interested public to review information on the Draft Strategy and discuss it with available NYS DEC staff. The formal presentation on the Draft Strategy will be provided during the public meeting; there will not be a presentation during the availability session.

Date: April 4, 2013
Time: 6-9 PM
NYS DEC Availability Session: 6-7 PM
Public Meeting: 7-9 PM
Location: Morrelly Homeland Security Center
510 Grumman Road West
Main Conference Room
Bethpage, NY 11714

Directions to the public meeting locations can be found at the facility's websites

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