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Saturday December 28, 2013
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and a Remedial Action Work Plan from Skillman Suites LLC for a site known as 85 Skillman Street - Former Junk Yard, site ID #C224183. This site is located in the City of New York, within Kings County, at 85 Skillman Street. Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than December 28, 2013. Click link at "Additional Information" above to learn how to comment.

The application can be reviewed at: Brooklyn Public Library - Marcy Branch, 617 DeKalb Ave. at Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11216. 

10:30 AM
Contact  rwnp@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Learn the basics of cross-country skiing before going on a short guided ski tour. Ski rental = $5.00/person; Friends of Reinstein members = $2.00. Registration required; call 716-683-5959. Event held at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center; 93 Honorine Drive Depew, NY 14043.

2:00 PM
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center

Join us for a beginner’s tracking outing, and see how easy it is to find animal tracks in the snow. We will start with an indoor presentation to learn some quick tips for track identification then head out on the trails to embrace the sights and sounds of the season. A brief instruction in the use of snowshoes will be provided. In the event of insufficient snow, this program will be conducted on foot. Parent(s) and child(ren) must accompany each other. This program is free of charge, but space is limited. Please call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 by Tuesday, December 24 to reserve snowshoes and/or to register.

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