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Tuesday July 8, 2014
8:30 AM
Contact  5rivers@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Location: Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, Delmar

Invasive Species Awareness Week: WATER CHESTNUT PULL

Water chestnut, an invasive aquatic plant, is taking over the surface of some of the ponds at Five Rivers. This invasive aquatic plant crowds out native flora and can result in changes to the water chemistry and composition of the ponds. Removal is a labor-intensive process, requiring many hands. If you would like to assist in the effort, bring your own kayak or canoe, PFD, paddle, and gloves. Those without a watercraft can assist with disposal on land. Expect to get wet and dirty. Participants must be at least 18 years old or accompanied by an adult to be on the water. Insect repellent is strictly prohibited for those who will be on or near the water. Hat and sunscreen are suggested.

Participants are invited to drop in any time between 8:30 AM and 1:30 PM to help pull water chestnuts.

This activity will be repeated on Friday, July 11.

6:30 PM
Contact  rwnp@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Trail Tuesdays

Every Tuesday from April through August from 6:30 to 7:30 PM

Turn your love for the outdoors into rewarding action. Assist with projects to help maintain and improve ecosystems and trails throughout the preserve. There is something for almost every age and ability to help with! Refreshments provided. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.

7:30 PM
Contact  5rivers@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Location: Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, Delmar

Throughout the world, amphibians are disappearing for many different reasons. Join us to learn why frogs and salamanders are in trouble, and help us monitor how the frogs in our area are doing. Participants will learn to identify species by their calls and then venture out to survey the number of species heard and the intensity of their calls. Flashlights and waterproof footwear are recommended. Please call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 for more information.

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