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Thursday June 29, 2017
4:30 AM
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov; (716) 683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Together, kids and their parents or caregivers can enjoy a different, fun, hour-long outdoor activity each week. For children in grades K through 5. No registration required.

1:00 PM
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Date/Time: Thursdays, June 1 through October 12, from 1:00 to 2:00 PM

Citizen Science: Monarch Larva Monitoring Project (MLMP)

Take part in ongoing research on monarch butterflies. For more than 15 years, data collected at Five Rivers has been contributed to this continent-wide citizen science project conducted through the University of Minnesota. The goal of the MLMP is to better understand how and why monarch populations vary, with a focus on their distribution and abundance during the breeding season in North America. Volunteers in the United States, Canada and Mexico aid in conserving monarchs and advance understanding of butterfly ecology and migration in general. Meet at the Nature’s Accessible Backyard Trail kiosk, at the south end of our parking lot. Go to www.mlmp.org to learn about the project.

6:00 PM
Contact  Eric Wade, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3250, Phone: (518) 402-8403, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Region 1 Offices, 50 Circle Road, Stony Brook, New York 11790 - Map

The Department is proposing to repeal and replace existing Part 232, entitled: "Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Facilities," of Title 6 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules and Regulation of the State of New York (6 NYCRR).

Hearings for the proposed rule and attendant revisions to existing rules will be held as follows and are scheduled in places that are reasonably accessible to persons with impaired mobility:

Date: June 29, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: SUNY @ Stony Brook
50 Circle Road, Room B02
Stony Brook, NY 11790

Date: June 30, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT)
1 Hunter's Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street, Room 834
Long Island City, NY 11101

NYS DEC will provide interpreter services for deaf persons at no charge. Written requests for interpreter services are required and should be submitted by June 20, 2017, to: Richard McAuley, NYS DEC - Division of Air Resources, 625 Broadway, Albany NY 12233-3250, Phone: (518) 402-8438, E-mail: air.regs@dec.ny.gov.

Written comments on the proposed rule may be submitted to the contact listed above until 5:00 p.m. on July 7, 2017.

6:30 PM
Contact  Bureau of Wildlife

NYSDEC will host a public availability session to provide information on a recently finalized habitat management plan for Stockport Wildlife Management Area (WMA) located in the Towns of Stockport and Greenport, Columbia County.

Come join us to learn about the goals of the plan and future management at this WMA. The meeting will include a presentation and time for questions. An open house will begin at 6:30 and a formal presentation at 7:00. The plan can be viewed at http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/103586.html.

Meeting Location:
Stockport Town Hall
2787 Atlantic Avenue
Hudson, NY 12534

For more information, contact Selinda Brandon at 607-652-2302.


Join Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou community members, conEd, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation for an East River Oil Spill Town Hall. A discussion on the recent conEd oil spill and its environmental impacts on our communities.

Thursday 29th June - 6:30 pm

Where: South Street Seaport Museum Gallery, 213 Water St.

In collaboration with: conEd - NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
Manhattan Community Board 1 - Manhattan Community Board 3 - Lower East Side Ecology Center & Congressmember Nydia Velazquez - Congressmember Jerry Nadler - Congressmember Carolyn Maloney Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer - State Senator Daniel Squadron - State Senator Brad Hoylman - Assemblymember Brian Kavanagh - Assemblymember Joseph Lentol - Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon -
Councilmember Margaret Chin - Councilmember Stephen Levin

Special thanks to the South Street Seaport Museum for hosting this event

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