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Wednesday December 13, 2017
 
 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/7076.html
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")

Public comments on the Mute Swan Revised Management Plan must be submitted in writing to the contact listed above no later than December 13, 2017. 


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/111378.html
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.


4:00 PM
Contact  716-683-5959
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Sign up for one or more workshops to learn how to connect your students to nature! CTLE credit hours may be available for select programs. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


Thursday December 14, 2017
 
 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20171004_not0.html
Contact  Timothy Kirchgraber, NYS DEC - Division of Materials Management
625 Broadway, 9th Floor, Albany, NY 12233, Phone: 518-402-9469, E-mail: PollutionPrevention@dec.ny.gov

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has issued a Request for Application to solicit applications from public and private universities, or non-profit institutions, to operate a pollution prevention institute in New York state (Institute).

To apply for this opportunity, log-in or create an account in the NYS Grants Gateway at: https://grantsgateway.ny.gov or https://grantsgateway.ny.gov/IntelliGrants_NYSGG/module/nysgg/goportal.aspx and search for Pollution Prevention.

The question and answer period ends on November 8, 2017. Applications are due December 14, 2017.


4:30 PM
http://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

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.


Friday December 15, 2017
 
 
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Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as 215 North 10th Street, site ID #C224229. This site is located in the Borough of Brooklyn, within the County of Kings, and is located at 215 North 10th Street. Comments regarding the application must be submitted by December 15, 2017.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the site and how to comment.

A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at: Brooklyn Public Library-Williamsburgh Branch, 240 Division Avenue, Brooklyn, 11211  --and--  Brooklyn Community Board 1, 435 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn, 11211.


 
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Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as ENRX Annex Site, site ID #C915325. This site is located in the City of Buffalo, within the County of Erie, and is located at 50 Hannah Street. Comments regarding the application must be submitted by December 15, 2017.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the site and how to comment.

A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at: the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo 14203.


 
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Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as Former Mohawk Furniture, site ID #C518025. This site is located in the Village of Broadalbin, within the County of Fulton, and is located at 5 Mill Street. Comments regarding the application must be submitted by December 15, 2017.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the site and how to comment.

A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at: Broadalbin Village Hall, 16 West Main Street, Broadalbin, NY 12025.


8:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/30859.html
Contact  Mary Martin
518.402.9028

This half day workshop will help attendees learn about how to recover from an EAB infestation. DEC, ISA, and CNLP credits will be available. Early registration is due by December 7th.

Parkside Lodge 
84 Parkside Ave 
Buffalo, NY 14214   

Saturday December 16, 2017
 
10:00 AM
http://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 hearing a nature story, followed by a guided walk in the woods. For children ages 3 to 7. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


 
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

Date/Time: Saturday, December 16, 10:00 AM

Watchable Wildlife: WINTER BIRDS

Bring your binoculars on this winter stroll to look for birds and other wildlife. Fight those winter blues by getting outdoors in the brief daylight and enjoying the view. This mile-long amble will take place on relatively flat terrain. All are welcome, from beginning birders to experts. If you don’t have binoculars, we have a few to loan.


11:00 AM
http://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 through the woods. 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: The Ways of Winter Wildlife

Please join us on Saturday, December 16, 2:00 PM for this family-friendly event, which will incorporate our displays and a live animal presentation to demonstrate the ways animals in our area survive the winter. If weather permits, we will also venture outside for a half-mile walk on relatively flat trails to see some winter wildlife behaviors in action. This event is most suitable for children ages 8 to 12. Adults must accompany children.


Tuesday December 19, 2017
 
10:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20171213_not0.html
Contact  David Adams, NYS DEC, Invasive Species Coordination Section
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233, Phone: (518) 402-9149

The NYS Invasive Species Advisory Committee will meet on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Department of Agriculture and Markets central office (10B Airline Drive, Colonie).


6:00 PM
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

  Due to concerns that some commercial fishers will be unable to attend the Commercial Quota Meeting on November 28, 2017, a 2nd meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, December 19, 2017. The purpose of these meetings is to discuss the distribution of NY commercial quota of bluefish, scup, fluke and black sea bass for the 2018 fishing year and propose appropriate open/closed periods and trip limits. These meetings are your best opportunity to participate in the development of the 2018 commercial quota distribution plans. Final decisions will not be made until after the December 19 meeting.   


Thursday December 21, 2017
 
4:30 PM
6:00 PM
http://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. Material fee $5.00/person, children ages 5 and under free. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


Friday December 22, 2017
 
 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan for a site known as 157 Great Arrow Avenue, site ID #C915326. This site is located in the City of Buffalo, within the County of Erie, and is located at 157 Great Arrow Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14207.

Comments about the application and draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan must be submitted no later than December 22, 2017. Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the site and how to comment.

A copy of the application, Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan and other relevant documents are available at: Buffalo & Erie County Public Library – North Park Branch, 975 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222.


 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC has received a revised Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application for a site known as Sid Harvey Industries Facility, site ID #C130087. This site is located in the Village of Valley Stream, within the County of Nassau, and is located at 100 East Mineola Avenue.

Comments about the application must be submitted no later than December 22, 2017. Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the site and how to comment.

A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at: Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream, 11582.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20171101_not5.html
Contact  Steve Guglielmi, NYS DEC - Region 5 Office, Division of Lands and Forests
1115 State Route 86, PO Box 296, Ray Brook, NY 12977-0296, Phone: (518) 897-1200, E-mail: r5.ump@dec.ny.gov.
Location  NYSDEC Region 5 Offices, 1115 NYS Route 86, Ray Brook, NY 12977 - Map

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has completed a Draft Unit Management Plan (UMP) for the Sentinel Range Wilderness.

NYS DEC will be holding a public meeting on December 7th, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.

Written comments are welcome and will be accepted, by mail or e-mail, by the contact person listed above until December 22, 2017.

The Sentinel Range Wilderness is located in the Towns of Jay, Keene, North Elba, and Wilmington in Essex County, New York.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20171122_not6.html
Contact  Terry Tyoe, NYS DEC - Region 6 Utica Sub Office, Division of Environmental Permits
207 Genesee Street, Room 1404, Utica, NY 13501, Phone: (315) 793-2554, E-mail: DEP.R6@dec.ny.gov

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation - Region 6 Office is considering the issuance of GP-6-17-001 to replace the previously issued GP 6-12-001 which expired May 2017. This permit will be restricted to use solely by the OCSWCD and limited to use only within Oneida County, New York.

Written comments on the draft general permit must be submitted to the contact listed above by December 22 or within 30 days from the date of this notice, whichever is later.


 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
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 1130 Niagara Street Site (Buffalo, Erie Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through December 22, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Niagara Branch, 280 Porter Ave., Buffalo, NY 14201; phone: 716-882-1537.


Saturday December 23, 2017
 
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

Family Fun: Wild about Winter

On Saturday, December 23, 10:00 AM we’ll play some games and complete a craft focused on nature in winter, both animals and plants. All are welcome. Adults must accompany children.

NOTE: We are unable to accommodate organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) at our public programs. Please call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to schedule a separate program for your group.

 
http://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 the beauty of the season on a guided walk in the woods. We will use snowshoes if there is enough snow. Snowshoe rental $5.00/person; Friends of Reinstein Woods members $2.00/person. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


Tuesday December 26, 2017
 
 
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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 260-262 Van Brunt Site (Van Brunt St., Brooklyn), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through December 26, 2017.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the draft plan and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed at: Red Hook Public Library, 7 Wolcott St., Brooklyn, NY 11231; phone: 718-935-0203  --and--  Brooklyn Community Board 6, 250 Baltic Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201; phone: 718-643-3027.


 
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Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposal for "no further action" related to the 19 North Street Site (Buffalo, Erie Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through December 26, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Buffalo and Erie County Library, Attn: Carol Ann Batt, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203; phone: 716-858-7129.


Wednesday December 27, 2017
 
 
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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 Bedford Union Armory Site (Bedford Ave., Brooklyn), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through December 27, 2017.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the draft plan and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed at: Brooklyn Public Library - Bedford Branch, 496 Franklin Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11238; phone: 718-623-0012  --and--  Brooklyn Community Board 9, 890 Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11225; phone: 718-778-9279.


 
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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 Clearview Cleaners Site (Hillside Ave., Hollis, Queens), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through December 27, 2017.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the draft plan and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed at: Queens Public Library - Hollis Branch, Attn: Judith Todman, 202-05 Hillside Ave., Hollis, NY 11423; phone: 718-990-0728  --and--  Queens Community Board 12, 90-28 16sst St., Jamaica, NY 11432; phone: 718-658-3309.


10:30 AM
http://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

Explore the beauty of winter woods and learn how to identify local trees on this guided walk. Snowshoe rental $5/person; Friends of Reinstein Woods members $2.00/person. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


Thursday December 28, 2017
 
10:30 AM
http://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 us as we explore the winter world of our ponds. Children will participate in hands-on activities and games to discover how turtles, frogs, beavers, and more survive under the ice. For children in grades K through 5. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


Friday December 29, 2017
 
 
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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 990 Niagara Street Site (Buffalo, Niagara Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the draft plan will be accepted through December 29, 2017.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the site and how to comment.

Project documents can be reviewed at: Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, 230 Porter Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14201; phone: 716-882-1537.


 
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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 Highland Plaza Site (Tonawanda, Erie Co.), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through December 29, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Kenmore Public Library, 160 Delaware Avenue, Kenmore, NY 14217; phone: 716-873-2842.


Saturday December 30, 2017
 
 
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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 77-57 Vleigh Place Site (Flushing, Queens), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through December 30, 2017.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Queens Library - Kew Gardens Hills, Attn: Susan Wetjen, 72-33 Vleigh Place, Flushing, NY 11367; phone: 718-261-6654  --and--  Queens Community Board 8, Attn: Matha Taylor, 197-15 Hillside Ave., Hollis, NY 11423; phone: 718-264-7895.


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: Wild Turkey Trail

Join us on Saturday, December 30, 10:00 AM for a two-mile round-trip will take us along field edges and into the woods. We may see wintering birds flying over the fields or grazing deer. We’ll experience both expansive views of open sky and the intimacy of dense forest. The terrain is flat but sometimes uneven. An additional half-mile on the Foresman’s Loop is an option.


NOTE: We are unable to accommodate organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) at our public programs. Please call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to schedule a separate program for your group.


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

How to do it: Signatures in the Snow

What do mice, rabbits, deer and birds have in common? They are all active in winter. As they go about eating, drinking, looking for shelter, and avoiding predators, the signs they leave behind tell a story. On Saturday, December 30, 2:00 PM after an indoor presentation on tracking, we will go out to decipher the clues that give us a glimpse of where animals have been and what they have been doing.

NOTE: We are unable to accommodate organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) at our public programs. Please call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to schedule a separate program for your group.


Sunday December 31, 2017
 
 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20171129_not1.html
Contact  Joe Jones, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Permits
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7015, Phone: (518) 402-9625, E-mail: Guy.Bobersky@dec.ny.gov.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has determined that site ID # 130043E, known as the Tishcon Corporation site, may be deleted from the New York State Registry of Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites

This site is located in the City of New Cassel, within the County of Nassau, located at 31-33 Brooklyn Avenue and 30-36 New York Avenue.

Comments regarding this action can be sent to the contact listed above and must be submitted no later than December 31, 2017


 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

DEC invites the public to comment about the proposed deletion of the Tishcon Corporation Site (New Cassel, Nassau Co.) from the Registry of Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites (State Superfund Site Registry). Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through December 31, 2017.

Click the web link above at "Additional Information" to learn about the site, why DEC is proposing the deletion of the site, and how to comment.


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