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Saturday May 5, 2018
 
 
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Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the 3500 Park Avenue Apartments Site (Bronx), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through May 5, 2018.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the proposal and how to comment (English y Espanol).

Project documents can be reviewed at: New York Public Library, Morrisania Branch, 610 East 169th St., Bronx, NY 10456; phone: 718-589-9268  -- and --  Bronx Community Board 3, 1426 Boston Road, Bronx, NY 10456; phone: 718-378-8054.


 
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Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the Former NY Cleaning & Dyeing Site (Flushing Ave., Brooklyn), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through May 5, 2018.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the proposal and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed at: Brooklyn Public Library - Williamsburg Branch, 240 Division Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211; phone: 718-302-3485  -- and --  Brooklyn Community Board 3, 1360 Fulton Street, Room 202, Brooklyn, NY 11216; phone: 718-622-6601.


9:00 AM
Contact  Theresa.Draves@dec.ny.gov or 716-363-2052

Location: Parking lot on the corner of Lewis and Ruttenbur roads, Charlotte NY

Project 1:
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Help Chautauqua County Equestrian Trails by tidying up the horse trails for spring. This will include raking and picking up sticks and debris on the trail. Tidying up the parking area of garbage and debris. All ages welcome. Please bring garden gloves, water, pruner shears, rakes and a snack.
Project 2:
Time: 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Volunteers for this project will be assisting the Cherry Creek Sno Goers snowmobile club with fixing a portion of wet snowmobile trail with geocloth and gravel materials. Volunteers will help shovel and rake out gravel on the trail surface. All ages welcome. Please bring garden gloves, water, snack, shovel, and garden rake.
Project 3:
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Help the Boutwell Hill Ski Club tidy up their trails and perform general trail maintenance. All ages welcome. Please bring garden gloves, water, pruner shears, rakes and a snack.

We can accommodate: Large Groups, Small Groups, College student groups, Boy or Girl Scouts


10:00 AM
https://www.ptny.org/events/i-love-my-park-day/find-event
Contact  Rob McDonald
robert.mcdonald@dec.ny.gov

Show New York State Lands Some Love!
Volunteers from across the state participate in cleanup, improvement, and beautification events at New York State parks and historic sites each year on the first Saturday in May. Come volunteer at Mount Loretto Unique Area on May 5th and be a part of this exciting statewide event and bring visibility to the entire state land and park system.To sign up for the event, please visit the I Love My Park Day page:

https://www.ptny.org/events/i-love-my-park-day/find-event

WHEN: Saturday, May 5th, 2018
TIME: 10am-1pm
LOCATION: 6320 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island NY 10309
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Invasive species removal, beach clean-up and tree planting


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Keep the Earth Day spirit alive by caring for Reinstein Woods' trails on I Love My Park Day. Volunteers will help rake trails and line them with logs, trim back or remove invasive plants, and pick up trash. We may also plant some native seedlings. All ages welcome. Please bring garden gloves, water, and snack.

Scout groups and other organizations welcome. Refreshments provided. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
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

I LOVE MY PARK DAY

I Love My Park Day is an annual event that brings together thousands of volunteers to celebrate and enhance New York's parks, historic sites, and public lands. Five Rivers Environmental Education Center has 10 miles of trails used for passive recreation, environmental education, and wildlife viewing. Projects will include trail clean-up, light maintenance, tree planting and invasive species removal. All ages welcome.


 
https://www.ptny.org/events/i-love-my-park-day/find-event
Contact  Bill Fonda
bill.fonda@dec.ny.gov

Join us for a fulfilling day where participants can beautify Twin Lakes Preserve through litter pickup and educate fellow park goers by posting fishing information signs. This event is ideal for scout groups or other supervised groups of children. All ages welcome. Please bring garden gloves, water, and snack.

To sign up for the event, please visit the I Love My Park Day page.

We can accommodate: Small Groups, College student groups, Boy or Girl Scouts

For questions about this event:
Call: (631) 444-0350
Email: bill.fonda@dec.ny.gov

 
Contact  region9@dec.ny.gov, (716) 363-2011

All ages welcome. Please bring garden gloves, water, snack, rake, shovel, hand clippers or loppers, and please wear boots.

Project 1: Branch and limb pick up along the Overland trail. This may include clipping some branches hanging in the trail.

Project 2: Clipping and lopping on the closest 3 loops to the parking area.

Project 3: We have a few other projects that include some clearing of trails and common areas that could be made more desirable.

Meet at Harris Hill Extension Parking Lot

Parking lot along Harris Hill Road (north of 28th Creek Road and south of Gerry Ellington Road)

Event Partner: WNYMBA - Western New York Mountain Bike Association


1:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Join a guided walk to look for patterns in the natural world. No registration required.


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