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Tuesday November 13, 2018
 
 
https://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20181010_not3.html
Contact  Pine Roehrs, NYS DEC - Region 3 Office, Division of Lands and Forests
21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561, Phone: (845) 256-3076, E-mail: r3.ump@dec.ny.gov

NYS DEC has completed a Draft Unit Management Plan for the Sundown Wild Forest and the Vernooy Kill State Forest. Major proposals in the plan include: the construction of a 30 to 40 car parking area near the "Blue Hole"; the construction of a 1,500 foot accessible trail for the purpose of connecting the parking area to the "Blue Hole"; the construction and expansion of additional multiple-use trails and parking areas to facilitate public use of the unit; and the expansion of opportunities for snowmobiling, equestrian, hiking, mountain biking, camping and for people with disabilities throughout the unit.

NYS DEC will be holding a public meeting on Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at the Ellenville Public Library at 40 Center Street, Ellenville, NY 12428.

Written comments are welcome and will be accepted, by mail or e-mail, by the contact person until Tuesday, November 13, 2018Copies of the draft UMP are posted on the NYS DEC website.

Copies of the draft UMP will also be available on CD at NYS DEC's headquarters in Albany, NY (5th floor) and NYS DEC's Region 3 office in New Paltz, NY.

The project is located in the Towns of Denning, Olive, Rochester, and Wawarsing in Ulster County and the Town of Neversink in Sullivan County, New York.


10:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/113971.html
Contact  Sherryll Jones
sherryll.jones@dec.ny.gov

The first State of the Science Workshop, hosted by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), is bringing together stakeholders engaged with environmental and wildlife research relevant to offshore wind energy development.

The workshop will take place at The Inn at Fox Hollow, 7755 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury, New York (Google Maps).


2:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/about/568.html
Contact  John Maniscalco
john.maniscalco@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Division of Marine Resources, 205 N Belle Mead Road, Suite 1 East Setauket, NY 11733 - Map
6:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20181107_not5.html
Contact  Corrie Magee
NYS DEC - Region 5, 232 Golf Course Road, Warrensburg, NY 12885, Phone: (518) 623-1200. E-mail: r5.ump@dec.ny.gov

NYS DEC has completed a Draft Unit Management Plan for the Hammond Pond Wild Forest. Major proposals in the plan include: the construction of parking areas, including universally accessible ones; the development of equestrian trails that are complimentary to the equestrian camping facilities at the Frontier Town Campground and Day Use Area; the development of trails and trail segments, including those that will be incorporated into the North Country National Scenic Trail; the designation of existing community connector snowmobile trails; and the construction and designation of tent-sites, and construction of one new lean-to. These will result in increased camping and trail recreational opportunities on this unit.

The project is located in Towns of Keene, Elizabethtown, Westport, North Hudson, Moriah, Crown Point, Ticonderoga and Schroon, New York.

NYS DEC will be holding a public meeting on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at the North Hudson Town Hall 3024 US Route 9 approximately one mile from Exit 29 of the Northway (I-87).

Written comments are welcome and will be accepted, by mail or e-mail, by the contact listed above until Friday, December 7, 2018Copies of the Draft Unit Management Plan are posted on the NYS DEC website. Copies of the Draft Unit Management Plan will also be available on CD at NYS DEC's Headquarters in Albany, NY (5th floor) and NYS DEC's Region 5 Offices in Ray Brook and Warrensburg, NY.


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