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Thursday December 5, 2013
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation

DEC invites public comment about a proposed expedited cleanup of contamination related to the 5140 Site, within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. The site is located at 5140 Commercial Drive, Yorkville, Oneida County. Comments regarding the cleanup proposal will be accepted through December 5, 2013.

Project documents are available for review at the New York Mills Library, 399 Main Street, New York Mills, NY 13417  (315) 736-5391.

9:30 AM
Contact  Maria Katchmar
makatchm@gw.dec.state.ny.us or call: 518-402-8044

DEC and the Upper Susquehanna Coalition will be conducting two free (4) four hour Post-Flood Emergency Stream Intervention training sessions for municipal officials, municipal equipment operators, and other interested entities. Sign up early to attend one of these free sessions:

December 5, 2013, Oriskany NY, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM (Register by December 2)
December 11, 2013, Herkimer NY, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM (Register by December 9)

2.0 Professional Development Hours are available at course completion.

4:00 PM
Contact  Division of Lands and Forests

Urban Forestry Grants are due by December 5, 2013.

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. Event held at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Drive Depew, NY 14043.

7:30 PM
Contact  845-889-4745 ext 109

DEC Hudson River Estuary Program naturalist Tom Lake will use Indian artifacts to explain what life was like for Native Americans before European settlement.

Tivoli Free Library, Watts dePeyster Hall, 86 Broadway, Tivoli, New York 12583

LegendDeadlines General Recreation and Families Reinstein Woods Workshops

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* Special note for hunters: most hunting zones do not align with DEC's regional boundaries, so you won't find hunting seasons listed in the regional calendars. Use the statewide calendar instead.

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