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Saturday December 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 draft plan to investigate contamination related to the 42-11 9th St. Site (Long Island City, Queens), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through December 21, 2019.

Click the web link above to learn about the draft plan and how to comment (information in English, Korean, and Chinese).

Project documents are available for review online at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/data/DecDocs/C241237/

And at these locations:

Queens Library at Court Square
25-01 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
718-937-2790

--and--

Queens Community Board 2
43-22 50th Street, Room 2B
Woodside, NY 11377
718-533-8773


 
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 proposal to address contamination related to the Atlantic Chestnut - Lot 1, site ID #C224234 (Brooklyn, Kings), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through December 21, 2019.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the proposal and how to comment (information available in English and Español).

Project documents can be reviewed online at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/data/DecDocs/C224234/

And at:

Brooklyn Public Library - Cypress Hills Branch
1197 Sutter Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Call for hours: 718-277-6004

--and--

Brooklyn Community Board 5
127 Pennsylvania Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11207
Call for hours: 718-498-5711


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

Guided Hike: GOING OUT ON A LARCH

Get outside on Larch Lane, part of the North Loop Trail, and visit the beautiful Jay’s Home Run with a naturalist. This is a two-mile hike over some of the more remote trails at Five Rivers. Please wear appropriate footwear. The Friends of Five Rivers rent snowshoes for $5 a pair in the event snow.

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


11:00 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

Join a guided nature walk to identify trees without their leaves.

No registration required.


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

Family Fun: FUR, FLUFF, and FUN

How do animals keep warm in the cold winter? Where is the bear? How about the hare? And the blue jay, does she go away? Beaver, coyote, rabbit, and deer, what is the warmest pelt you’ve ever felt? Come check out some of the furs we have at Five Rivers and check out who’s hanging out at the bird feeders too.

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


6:00 PM
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

Enjoy a lantern-led evening walk as we celebrate the longest night and the return of light. Discover solstice traditions from around the world, search for nocturnal animals, and end the evening with warm drinks and snacks.

$5/person, children ages 5 and under free. Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


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