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Monday October 23, 2017
Contact  Mark Passuite, NYSDEC Region 9 Office
270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203, Phone: (716) 851-7165, E-mail: DEP.R9@dec.ny.gov

In response to a number of written requests, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) is hereby announcing the extension of the public review and written comment period for the Air State Facility permit No. 9-2934-00022/00233 modification application submitted by CWM Chemical Services, L.L.C (CWM) for its facility located at 1550 Balmer Road in Model City, NY. This comment period is being extended to allow the public more time to review this modification application and the Draft Permit prepared by the NYSDEC.

The written comment period which was originally to expire on September 22, 2017, is being extended an additional 30 days, and will now extend through October 23, 2017.

7:00 PM
Contact  Bureau of Fisheries
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233, 518-402-8924, fwfish@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Region 8 Offices, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414 - Map

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today that two public meetings will be held in Region 8 this fall as part of a series of statewide meetings on trout stream management

The meetings will feature a 30-minute presentation by DEC Fisheries staff describing current management practices for trout streams and will include key findings of a statewide study completed in 2015.

Following the presentation, meeting attendees will have an opportunity to provide input and feedback regarding their preferences and expectations for the management of trout streams

The meeting will be held:

Monday, October 23
6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; presentation begins at 7:00 p.m.)
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East Avon-Lima Road
Avon, NY 14414

Tuesday October 24, 2017
8:00 AM
Contact  Lands & Forests

The purpose of this workshop is to describe and demonstrate current structural pruning strategies to improve architecture on young, medium-aged, and older trees. Dr. Edward F. Gilman will conduct the workshop. ISA and CNLP credits pending. Early registration is due by October 13th.

Thursday October 26, 2017
4:30 PM
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: Outdoors After School

Are you tired of sitting at a desk all day? It's time to get your wiggles out!  Join us after school to get some fresh air, stretch your legs, and have fun outdoors. Meet at the visitor center to begin our adventure. Each week will have a different theme and will include time to explore outdoors. Come for as many sessions as you’d like, and dress for outdoor activity. For children in grades K-5 and their caregivers.

Date/Time: Thursdays, September 14 through October 26, 4:30 to 5:30 PM

Contact  716-683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Together, kids and their parents or caregivers can enjoy a different, fun, hour-long outdoor activity each week. For children in grades K through 5. No registration required.

6:00 PM
Contact  Bureau of Wildlife - Mute Swan Plan
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-4754; or e-mailing Wildlife@dec.ny.gov (subject line - "Mute Swan Plan")

Please take notice that the public comment hearing originally scheduled for September 19, 2017 at the Suffolk County Water Authority located at 260 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge, New York 11788 was cancelled and is rescheduled for Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 6 p.m. at the same location.

In addition, the deadline to submit public comments on the Draft Mute Swan Management Plan has been extended from December 6, 2017 to December 13, 2017.

Notice of the public hearing and public comment period for the Draft Mute Swan Management Plan was originally published in the ENB on September 13, 2017. Information on the Draft Mute Swan Management Plan, the availability of documents, the public comment hearing process, and how to submit public comments to the Department is contained in the September 13, 2017 notice.

Contact  Bureau of Wildlife - Mute Swan Plan
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-4754; or e-mailing Wildlife@dec.ny.gov (subject line - "Mute Swan Plan")
Location  Suffolk County Water Authority Education Center, 260 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge, NY 11788 - Map

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has scheduled public hearings on the Mute Swan Revised plan.  Date, time and location of the last public hearing are listed below.  This hearing will give the public an opportunity to provide feedback on the revised plan.

Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 6 p.m.
Suffolk County Water Authority Education Center
260 Motor Parkway
Hauppauge, NY 11788

The public is encouraged to provide written comments on the revised management plan in writing to the contact listed above. The public comment period will close on December 13, 2017.

6:30 PM
Contact  Andrea Pedrick

DEC is holding a public meeting on trout stream management in Oneida County at the Utica State Office Building to provide an overview of the state’s approach to trout stream management and elicit feedback from anglers regarding their preferences and expectations for the management of trout stream waters.

WHEN: Thursday, October 26, 2017
WHERE: Conference rooms A & B
Utica State Office Building, 207 Genesee St., Utica, NY  13501
TIME: 6:30 p.m.  to 9:00 p.m. (Presentation begins at 7:00 p.m.)


Utica State Office Bldg.
207 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501
Directions to Region 6 Utica Office


Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the presentation begins at 7:00 p.m.

Whitney Point High School Auditorium
10 Keibel Road
Whitney Point, NY 13862


Cortlandt Town Hall (Vincent Nyberg General Meeting Room)
1 Heady Street
Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567

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