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Saturday June 23, 2018
 
 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
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 107-02 Queens Boulevard Site (Queens), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through June 23, 2018.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at:

Queens Library - Forest Hills Branch
108-19 71 Avenue
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Phone: 718-268-7934 

--and-- 

Queens Community Board 6
104-01 Metropolitan Avenue
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Phone: 718-263-9250.


9:30 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/27123.html
Contact  Mike Todd
region9@dec.ny.gov

The Teach-Me-To-Fish clinic at Chestnut Ridge Park is a cooperative fishing education event provided by DEC, Erie County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs. No fishing license needed by anyone. Great opportunity for families to learn about fish identification, fishing skills and tackle. Fishing rods are available to borrow or can bring your own. Bait provided. Contact DEC at 716-851-7010 to pre-register.

Location:
Chestnut Ridge County Park
6121 Chestnut Ridge Rd
Orchard Park, NY 14127



10:00 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

Family Fun: FISHING 

Celebrate New York State’s annual free fishing weekend by joining us for a parent and child catch-and-release fishing clinic. Volunteers from the Albany County Conservation Alliance will share information about fishing equipment, techniques, regulations, consumption advisories and good places to fish. Bring gear if you've got it; we have a limited number of rods and reels available for loan. Parents and children must accompany each other. Please call 518-475-0291 by Wednesday, June 21 to register.

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


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

Celebrate National Pollinator Week by enjoying a pollinator-themed nature story, followed by a guided walk to look for local pollinators. For children ages 3 to 7.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


11:30 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Join a local beekeeper to learn tips on how to start your own bee hive.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


2:00 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

National Pollinator Week

BEES AND BUGS AND LOTS OF FUN!

Did you know nature made your lunch? Come and engage in fun bee and insect crafts and games while learning about the important jobs they do as pollinators, including pollinating much of the food we eat. While you are at the Visitor Center, we will check out the honey bees in the observation hive.

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


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