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Thursday May 10, 2018
 
 
https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/113223.html
Contact  David Lemon
Region 7 Cortland Sub Office, Division of Fish and Wildlife, 1285 Fisher Avenue, Cortland, NY 13045 fwfish7@dec.ny.gov

The Salmon River is New York State's premier, year-round angling destination for lake-run trout and salmon and is one of the most intensely used fisheries in the nation. NYS DEC recently acquired 1,700 acres adjacent to the lower Salmon River now designated as the Lower Salmon River State Forest.

NYS DEC will accept public comments on the draft plan until May 10, 2018. To comment on the plan, send an e-mail with the subject line "Lower Salmon River Restoration Plan" to fwfish7@dec.ny.gov or send written comments to the contact listed above.


7:30 AM
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

Citizen Science: EARLY BIRDERS 

Thursdays May 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 at 7:30 AM

Come celebrate the dawn chorus as we monitor the progression of spring bird migration. These outdoor surveys begin at 7:30 AM. Meet at the bird-viewing window in the visitor center. After a brief introduction, we’ll head out on the trails. Beginners are always welcome. Binoculars are helpful but not necessary. In case of inclement weather, these programs will be canceled. For more information, call 518-475-0291.

NOTE: Organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) are welcome, but are asked to call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register.


9:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/30859.html
Contact  Lands & Forests
landsforests@dec.ny.gov

This workshop is open to beginners and professionals alike looking to expand their knowledge of safety surrounding tree care. Safety specific reviews will include chainsaw safety, chipper protocols, and tree-climbing precautions. ISA, CNLP and planning and zoning credits will be available.


10:30 AM
Contact  Office of Climate Change
climatechange@dec.ny.gov

This Climate Smart Communities (CSC) webinar will describe some updates to the CSC Certification Program and new tools to streamline the application process for local governments. (Attendance at this event is only available online.)

To join the webinar on May 10th, follow these steps:

  1. First, click on this link:https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/onstage/g.php?MTID=e18313ce096ecf3725f8a325514fdd115
  2. Enter your name and email address.
  3. Enter the meeting password:NYSDEC1
  4. Click "Join".
  5. Audio by phone: Click “Call Me” in the onscreen “Audio Connection” box and enter your phone number to have the system call you. Alternatively, call 1-844-633-8697 and enter the Event Number:648 929 913, followed by your Attendee ID(which will be displayed on your screen in the Event Info tab) to join the audio portion. (The Attendee ID is recommended but not required.)
  6. Audio via computer: To listen via your computer's built-in audio or via VoIP, go to the Audio menu and select "Call Using Computer".

For assistance with WebEx, call 1-800-697-1323 or 518-408-6487, or visit https://collaborationhelp.cisco.com/?language=en-us and select/search for WebEx topic that you need help with.

4:00 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

EDUCATOR WORKSHOP: PROJECT LEARNING TREE ENVIRONMENTAL EXPERIENCES FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD 

This curriculum helps early childhood educators engage young children in outdoor exploration. Attendees receive a curriculum guide and music CD that incorporate investigations of nature with art, literature, math, music and movement. 3 CTLE hours provided. For formal and non-formal educators of students ages 3-6. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


4:30 PM
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

Family Fun: OUTDOORS AFTER SCHOOL

 Join us after school to get some fresh air, stretch your legs, and have fun outdoors. We’ll meet in front of the visitor center to head out on an adventure. Each week will have a different theme and will include time to explore. Come for as many sessions as you’d like, and dress for outdoor activity. For children in grades K-5 and their caregivers.



 
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

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.


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