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Wednesday August 21, 2019
 
 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
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 Allied Chemical - Willis Avenue Site #734026 (Town of Geddes), within New York's State Superfund Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through August 21, 2019.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at:

Onondaga County Public Library Syracuse Branch
447 South Salina Street
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315) 435-1800

Solvay Public Library
615 Woods Road
Solvay, NY 13209
(315) 468-2441

Atlantic States Legal Foundation
658 West Onondaga Street
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315) 475-1170

New York State Department of Environmental
Conservation
615 Erie Boulevard, West
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315) 426-7400


9:00 AM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/5285.html
Contact  Urban and Community Forestry Program
landsforests@dec.ny.gov

The NYS Urban and Community Forestry program is pleased to present information sessions in preparation for the Round 15 grant. Funding for urban forestry grants will be available from the Environmental Protection Fund for projects throughout the state.

The application for funding is expected to be available in Fall 2019. Project categories include planting, maintenance, tree inventories, forest management plans and education programs.

To assist potential applicants, information sessions have been scheduled at locations around the state. This information session for Jefferson County is from 9 AM - 11 AM on August 21 at Watertown City Hall, 245 Washington St. Watertown NY 13601

If you're planning on attending this information session, please let us know by completing the form here: http://tinyurl.com/UCFGrantInfo


 
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

Many people are inspired by Five Rivers, including local artists. During July and August, members of the Bethlehem Art Association will exhibit some of their works related to the site in the visitor center.The exhibit is open during visitor center hours, Monday through Saturday, 9am to 4:30pm; closed Sundays and state holidays.

Meet the artists at a reception from 6:00-8:00 PM on Thursday, July 25.


 
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

Living Environment Institute: WONDERFUL WETLANDS AND WATERSHED ADVENTURES

Hosted by Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
in coordination with the National Estuarine Research Reserve and Cornell University

What: Watershed Adventures
Where: Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road, Delmar, NY
Date: August 20–22, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, with an evening program on Wednesday (until 7:00 PM; light dinner provided)
Cost: $60.00 for resources and refreshments

 

To register or for more information, call 518-475-0291 or email 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov

Join us for the either or both Living Environment Institutes (LEI), as we explore wetlands and watersheds. Wetlands and watersheds are relevant and exciting topics for students and teachers alike. LEI participants will explore the wide variety of wetlands as well as the Hudson River watershed, from New York’s mountains to the river itself. We will look at the wetlands and watershed through the multidisciplinary eyes of artists, scientists, resource managers, and ourselves.
LEI participants will bring home an understanding of the essential role of wetlands and watersheds,  gain valuable knowledge, standards-based curriculum and activities, and connect with a network of peers. We'll do this with the guidance of experts who will share techniques for engaging students across disciplines and grade levels.
Teachers and youth educators of all ages and grades are welcome. NYS-Certified teachers and administrators will receive NYS Department of Education’s CTLE hours, and this program fulfills the requirements of the National Estuarine Research Reserve’s Teachers on the Estuary (TOTE) program.

 

10:00 AM
https://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

Experience nature at your own pace, and enjoy a leisurely guided walk through the woods. For adults only. Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


1:00 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

Take part in ongoing research on monarch butterflies. For more than 15 years, data collected at Five Rivers has been contributed to this continent-wide citizen science project conducted through the University of Minnesota. The goal of the MLMP is to better understand how and why monarch populations vary, with a focus on their distribution and abundance during the breeding season in North America. Volunteers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico aid in conserving monarchs and advance understanding of butterfly ecology and migration in general. Wear long pants and bring a sun hat and water. We will meet at the visitor center. Go to www.mlmp.org to learn about the project.

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


2:00 PM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/108942.html
Contact  Region 7 Division of Lands and Forests
R7.UMP@dec.ny.gov

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will host two public meetings to present specific project designs and accept feedback on the Carpenter Falls Public Access Improvement Project located in the town of Niles, Cayuga County. 

DEC will open a 30-day comment period on the project design with two public information sessions on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, from 2 to 4 p.m., and 6 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room at the Niles Town Hall, 5923 New Hope Road, Moravia, NY 13118.

DEC is in the process of developing site upgrades to improve public access to the popular waterfalls that are located on Carpenter Falls Unique Area. Improvements will include a parking lot, boardwalk, and observation platform to view Carpenter Falls, all designed to welcome individuals with mobility impairments. 

The project area is part of the larger Hewitt-Cayuga Highlands Management Unit. On June 7, 2018 DEC presented the concept of improving public access to Carpenter Falls as part of the unit management plan update. DEC considered project comments during the design process, which included requests for additional opportunities to comment on a specific project design. 

DEC welcomes public comments until Monday, September 23 via email with the subject line “Carpenter Falls Public Access Improvement Project” to R7.UMP@dec.ny.gov, and by U.S. mail or phone to: John Clancy, Supervising Forester, NYSDEC Region 7, 1285 Fisher Ave., Cortland, NY 13045, (607) 753-3095 ext. 224.


6:00 PM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/108942.html
Contact  Region 7 Division of Lands and Forests
R7.UMP@dec.ny.gov

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will host two public meetings to present specific project designs and accept feedback on the Carpenter Falls Public Access Improvement Project located in the town of Niles, Cayuga County. 

DEC will open a 30-day comment period on the project design with two public information sessions on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, from 2 to 4 p.m., and 6 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room at the Niles Town Hall, 5923 New Hope Road, Moravia, NY 13118.

DEC is in the process of developing site upgrades to improve public access to the popular waterfalls that are located on Carpenter Falls Unique Area. Improvements will include a parking lot, boardwalk, and observation platform to view Carpenter Falls, all designed to welcome individuals with mobility impairments. 

The project area is part of the larger Hewitt-Cayuga Highlands Management Unit. On June 7, 2018 DEC presented the concept of improving public access to Carpenter Falls as part of the unit management plan update. DEC considered project comments during the design process, which included requests for additional opportunities to comment on a specific project design. 

DEC welcomes public comments until Monday, September 23 via email with the subject line “Carpenter Falls Public Access Improvement Project” to R7.UMP@dec.ny.gov, and by U.S. mail or phone to: John Clancy, Supervising Forester, NYSDEC Region 7, 1285 Fisher Ave., Cortland, NY 13045, (607) 753-3095 ext. 224.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/114231.html
Contact  Maureen Davidson
maureen.davidson@dec.ny.gov


Meeting will be located at East Hampton Town Hall, 159 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, NY 11937.

DEC will host meeting for stakeholders to review New York Marine Fisheries Licensing Report (PDF) and provide verbal and written comments. Comments will be accepted through September 30, 2019. 

Submit written comments by:

  • Email to FW.Marine@dec.ny.gov with subject line "GLP Permits"
  • Mail to Maureen Davidson, NYSDEC, 205 Belle Mead Road, Suite #1, East Setauket, New York 11733

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