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Wednesday April 17, 2019
Contact  Marna Posluszny, NYS DEC - Pollution Prevention Unit
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7253, Phone: (518) 402-9469, E-mail: awards@dec.ny.gov

NYS DEC is now accepting applications for the 2019 NYS Environmental Excellence Awards program (Press Release). The awards program recognizes businesses, institutions, governments, and organizations for their outstanding commitment to environmental sustainability, social responsibility, and economic viability.

Completed applications must be submitted no later than Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Award winners will be honored at an awards ceremony in November, 2019. At that time, winners will have an opportunity to present and display information about their award-winning project or program.

10:00 AM
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Experience nature at your own pace, and enjoy a leisurely guided walk through the woods. For adults only.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959.

7:00 PM
Contact  terry.belke@wgrz.com

An evening discussing the future of our planet through the eyes of three young stewards.


  • Grace Kress -  Political Activist
  • Mary Ronan – NYS DEC Environmental Educator
  • Josh Klostermann – Young Naturalist

Wednesday April 17, 2019
Tifft Nature Preserve
1200 Fuhrmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY 14203

7:30PM start, doors open 7PM
Free to the public 

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