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Monday June 18, 2018
 
 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/106216.html
Contact  Rachel Sysak
fw.marine@dec.ny.gov

This rulemaking is necessary to make New York's scup and summer flounder regulations less restrictive and is in compliance with the Atlantic State Marine Fisheries Commission and the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council.

 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/106216.html
Contact  Rachel Sysak
fw.marine@dec.ny.gov

This rulemaking is necessary to satisfy the latest reduction in harvest of tautog as required by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission.

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

Note: the comment period for the proposed site cleanup activities has been extended. A public availability session also has been scheduled.

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed expedited cleanup of contamination related to a portion of the Morse Industrial Corporation Site (Ithaca, Tompkins Co.), within New York's State Superfund Program. Public comment about the proposed expedited cleanup will now be accepted through June 18, 2018.

An informal availability session also has been scheduled to discuss the cleanup and answer questions: Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 5:00PM to 7:00PM in the South Hill Elementary School Cafeteria, 520 Hudson Street, Ithaca, NY. Stop in anytime.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at: Tompkins County Public Library, 101 East Green St., Ithaca, NY 14850; phone: 607-272-4557.


2:00 PM
https://regionalcouncils.ny.gov/redc/events/suffolk-county-...
Contact  Division of Water
user.water@dec.ny.gov

The Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) workshop includes an overview of the application and the CFA process followed by informational breakout sessions on the specific funding programs available, including DEC's Water Quality Improvement Project (WQIP) program and the DEC/EFC Wastewater Infrastructure Engineering Planning Grant.

RSVP at the Additional Information link.

Location:

Stony Brook University
Charles B. Wang Center
400 Circle Road
Stony Brook , NY 11790


Tuesday June 19, 2018
 
10:30 AM
https://regionalcouncils.ny.gov/new-york-city/events/consol...
Contact  Division of Water
user.water@dec.ny.gov

The Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) workshop includes an overview of the application and the CFA process followed by informational breakout sessions on the specific funding programs available, including DEC's Water Quality Improvement Project (WQIP) program and the DEC/EFC Wastewater Infrastructure Engineering Planning Grant.

RSVP at the Additional Information link.

Location:

New York Genome Center
Main Auditorium
101 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10013


Wednesday June 20, 2018
 
10:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
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. Meet at the Nature’s Accessible Backyard Trail kiosk, at the south end of our parking lot. Go to www.mlmp.org to learn about the project.



 
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

National Pollinator Week

MONARCH LARVA MONITORING INTRODUCTION

Monarch butterflies are declining at an alarming rate. These migrating pollinators face many perils on their trip to their wintering grounds in Mexico. Pesticides and other factors are also contributing to their decline. Come join DEC staff to learn more about this decline through an indoor presentation. Then join us outdoors to count these insects in support of the Citizen Science Monarch Larva Monitoring Program.

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://regionalcouncils.ny.gov/central-new-york/events/cfa...
Contact  Division of Water
user.water@dec.ny.gov

The Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) workshop includes an overview of the application and the CFA process followed by informational breakout sessions on the specific funding programs available, including DEC's Water Quality Improvement Project (WQIP) program and the DEC/EFC Wastewater Infrastructure Engineering Planning Grant.

RSVP at the Additional Information link.

Location:

Cayuga Community College, Auburn Campus
197 Franklin Street
Auburn, NY 13021


6:30 PM
Contact  Don Einhouse, Lake Erie Unit Leader
(716) 366-0228

Location:
Woodlawn Beach State Park
S-3580 Lakeshore Rd
Blasdell, NY 14219

This free seminar will take place at Woodlawn Beach State Park’s Lodge, and will begin with an informal discussion and poster exhibits. This will be followed by a series of presentations on Lake Erie and Upper Niagara River fisheries topics, including an opportunity for discussion on a variety of fisheries management activities. This year’s meeting will share emerging results from several ongoing studies exploring seasonal movement patterns of several prominent Lake Erie species including walleye, lake trout, lake sturgeon and muskellunge.


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Take a guided walk to search for seasonal birds. Bring binoculars if you have them.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


Thursday June 21, 2018
 
4:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
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.


7:00 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

National Pollinator Week

FLOWERS OF THE SOLSTICE 

On the shortest night of the year, join us for a walking tour of the natural and cultural history of wildflowers. Many plants that immigrants introduced to the New World were valued not for their food or medicinal uses but because of their reputed supernatural powers. Come learn about the lore and magic of these flowers.

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


Friday June 22, 2018
 
 
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 for a site known as 19, 21, & 23 Academy Street, site ID #C314126. This site is located in the City of Poughkeepsie, within the County of Dutchess, and is located at 19, 21, & 23 Academy Street. Public comments about the application must be submitted by June 22, 2018.

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: Poughkeepsie Public Library, 93 Market Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.


 
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 for a site known as Rockfarmer 37th Avenue, site ID #C241212. This site is located in the Neighborhood of Jackson Heights, within the County of Queens, and is located at 82-13 37th Avenue. Public comments about the application must be submitted by June 22, 2018.

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: Queens Library at Jackson Heights, 35-51 37th Avenue, Queens 11372  --and--  Queens Community Board 3, 82-11 37th Avenue, Suite 606, Jackson Heights 11372.


7:30 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

National Pollinator Week

Watchable Wildlife: BATS FOR KIDS

Not everyone loves bats, but did you know they provide very important functions. Bats around the world disperse seeds, catch insects and pollinate many plants that provide food we like to eat. Come and learn more about these amazing animals through a presentation, games and crafts. If weather permits, we will then head outside to count the bats as they emerge from Five Rivers’ very own bat barn.

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


Saturday June 23, 2018
 
 
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 107-02 Queens Boulevard Site (Queens), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through June 23, 2018.

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 - Forest Hills Branch
108-19 71 Avenue
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Phone: 718-268-7934 

--and-- 

Queens Community Board 6
104-01 Metropolitan Avenue
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Phone: 718-263-9250.


9:30 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/27123.html
Contact  Mike Todd
region9@dec.ny.gov

The Teach-Me-To-Fish clinic at Chestnut Ridge Park is a cooperative fishing education event provided by DEC, Erie County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs. No fishing license needed by anyone. Great opportunity for families to learn about fish identification, fishing skills and tackle. Fishing rods are available to borrow or can bring your own. Bait provided. Contact DEC at 716-851-7010 to pre-register.

Location:
Chestnut Ridge County Park
6121 Chestnut Ridge Rd
Orchard Park, NY 14127



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: FISHING 

Celebrate New York State’s annual free fishing weekend by joining us for a parent and child catch-and-release fishing clinic. Volunteers from the Albany County Conservation Alliance will share information about fishing equipment, techniques, regulations, consumption advisories and good places to fish. Bring gear if you've got it; we have a limited number of rods and reels available for loan. Parents and children must accompany each other. Please call 518-475-0291 by Wednesday, June 21 to register.

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


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Celebrate National Pollinator Week by enjoying a pollinator-themed nature story, followed by a guided walk to look for local pollinators. For children ages 3 to 7.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


11:30 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Join a local beekeeper to learn tips on how to start your own bee hive.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


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

National Pollinator Week

BEES AND BUGS AND LOTS OF FUN!

Did you know nature made your lunch? Come and engage in fun bee and insect crafts and games while learning about the important jobs they do as pollinators, including pollinating much of the food we eat. While you are at the Visitor Center, we will check out the honey bees in the observation hive.

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


Monday June 25, 2018
 
 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180425_not0.html
Contact  Justin Perry
NYS DEC - Division of Lands and Forests, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-4253, Phone: (518) 402-9425, E-mail: foresthealth@dec.ny

The NYS DEC Division of Lands and Forests is filing a Notice of Proposed Rule Making to repeal 6 NYCRR §192.7, Control of the Emerald Ash Borer. The proposed action will repeal regulations that restrict the movement of ash wood in New York State.

There will be a 60 day public comment period on the proposed rule. Comments will be accepted through June 25th, 2018.


Tuesday June 26, 2018
 
10:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Bring your stroller or wagon and share a sensory exploration of nature with your young child. For children ages 3 and under.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


6:30 PM
Contact  Maureen Davidson
maureen.davidson@dec.ny.gov
Location  NYSDEC Division of Marine Resources, 205 N Belle Mead Road, Suite 1 East Setauket, NY 11733 - Map

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) have scheduled several scoping hearings to gather public input on the range of issues and information to be considered in a new amendment to the Bluefish Fishery Management Plan. This amendment, the Bluefish Allocation Amendment will review and possibly revise the allocation of Atlantic bluefish between the commercial and recreational fisheries and the commercial allocations to the states.

Some of the topics the Council and Commission are interested in receiving comment on include the following:

  • Sector based bluefish allocations
  • Commercial allocations to the states
  • Transfer processes
  • Changes in the fishery
  • Changes in availability, effort, and marketability

A scoping hearing is scheduled in New York on June 26, 2018 at 6:30 PM.

It will be held at:
NYSDEC Division of Marine Resources
205 North Belle Mead Road, Suite 1.
East Setauket, New York 11733

Contact Maureen Davidson at 631-444-0483 if you have any questions.

Additional information on this amendment is available at http://www.mafmc.org/actions/bluefish-allocation-amendment

A copy of the scoping document is available at http://www.mafmc.org/s/Bluefish-Allocation-Amendment-Scoping-PID.pdf 

The press release is available at http://www.mafmc.org/newsfeed/2018/bluefish-allocation-amendment-scoping 


Wednesday June 27, 2018
 
 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180509_not5.html
Contact  Tate Connor
NYS DEC - Region 5 Office, PO Box 296, Ray Brook, NY 12977, Phone: (518) 897-1291, E-mail: r5.ump@dec.ny.gov.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has completed a Draft Unit Management Plan amendment for the High Peaks Wilderness Complex. The amendment includes a River Area Management Plan, pursuant to 6 NYCRR section 666.7, for the Opalescent River.

Written comments are welcome and will be accepted, by mail or e-mail, by the contact person listed below until June 27, 2018.

Copies of the draft UMP amendment will also be available on CD at the following locations: NYS DEC - Headquarters in Albany, NY (5th floor); NYS DEC - Region 5 Office in Ray Brook, NY and NYS DEC - Region 5 Sub Office in Warrensburg, NY.

There will be two public meetings on the Plan:

Date: May 23, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: NYS DEC Headquarters
625 Broadway, Albany, NY

Date: May 23, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Newcomb Central School Gymnasium
5535 State Route 28N
Newcomb, NY


 
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180509_not5.html
Contact  Robert Ripp
Region 5 Warrensburg Sub Office, 232 Golf Course Road, Warrensburg, NY 12885, Phone: (518) 623-1200, E-mail: r5.ump@dec.ny.gov

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has completed a Draft Unit Management Plan amendment for the Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest. The amendment includes River Area Management Plans, pursuant to 6 NYCRR section 666.7, for the Hudson River and Opalescent River.

Written comments are welcome and will be accepted, by mail or e-mail, by the contact person listed below until June 27, 2018.


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

Search for frogs, turtles and birds along the boardwalk and use instruments to recreate the sounds of the swamp. For children ages 3-12. Note: This program takes place at Great Baehre Swamp in Amherst. Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


1:00 PM
Thursday June 28, 2018
 
 
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 proposal for "no further action" related to The Staver Company, Inc. Site (Bay Shore, Suffolk Co.), within New York's Voluntary Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through June 28, 2018.

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

Project documents are available for review at: Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public Library, 1 South Country Road, Brightwaters, NY 11718; phone: 631-665-4350.


10:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20180620_not0.html
Contact  David Adams
NYSDEC, Invasive Species Coordination Section, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233, Phone: (518) 402-9149

The next meeting of the New York State Invasive Species Council (9 agencies) will be held on Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT) headquarters, located at 50 Wolf Road, Albany, NY.

Once finalized, the meeting agenda will be posted to the following web page:

http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/6989.html


4:30 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
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.


5:30 PM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/27123.html
Contact  Walter Burak
walter.burak@dec.ny.gov / phone: (631) 444-0283

The Town of Islip is co-sponsoring this free fishing clinic with DEC. This clinic is geared towards families, but it is open to all. The clinic will focus on fishing techniques, biology and stewardship.

Pre-registration is required with the Town of Islip. Call 631-224-5430 to inquire.

Location: Knapp's Lake, Brookwood Hall Park, 40 Irish Lane, Islip, NY 11730

This event is free. I FISH NY will provide loner rods and free bait.

 

No Freshwater Fishing License is needed during the hours of this event. 


7:00 PM
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

Public Meeting Location: Queensbury Town Hall - Senior Center, 742 Bay Road, Queensbury, NY.

DEC invites the public to the meeting to learn about a proposal for "no further action" in relation to the Ciba Geigy Main Plant/Pretreatment Plant (Queensbury, Warren County). Public comments also are welcome at the meeting, and during a comment period that runs through July 16, 2018.

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: Crandall Public Library, Attn: Andrea Herman, 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801; phone: 518-792-6508.


8:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
reinsteinwoods@dec.ny.gov
Location  Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve & Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr. Depew, NY 14043 - Map

Search for nocturnal animals and seasonal constellations under the first full moon of summer.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


Friday June 29, 2018
 
1:30 PM
https://regionalcouncils.ny.gov/north-country/events/cfa-wo...
Contact  Division of Water
user.water@dec.ny.gov

The Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) workshop includes an overview of the application and the CFA process followed by informational breakout sessions on the specific funding programs available, including DEC's Water Quality Improvement Project (WQIP) program and the DEC/EFC Wastewater Infrastructure Engineering Planning Grant.

RSVP at the Additional Information link.

Location:

ORDA Convention Center
2608 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946


Saturday June 30, 2018
 
 
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/ Interim Remedial Measures Work Plan for a site known as 201 Ellicott Street Site, site ID #C915331. This site is located in the City of Buffalo within the County of Erie, and is located at 201 Ellicott Street. Public comments about the application and draft work plan must be submitted by June 30, 2018.

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/ Interim Remedial Measures Work Plan and other relevant documents are available at: Buffalo & Erie County Public Library–Central, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203.


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

Watchable Wildlife: BLUEBIRDS

Our New York State Bird, the eastern bluebird, is recovering, thanks to the bluebird nest box program. Learn more about this beautiful bird and its amazing recovery in this presentation on bluebirds and other nest box inhabitants. If weather permits we will then venture outside to look for eastern bluebirds and other nest box inhabitants on Five Rivers nest box trails.

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


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

Learn how to make a large indoor or outdoor worm composting system and how to use your compost for plants, gardens and lawns. For adults and children ages 8 and older. Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


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

Citizen Science: TURKEYS

Turkeys have made an amazing recovery in New York State but recent surveys suggest that their populations have begun to decline. The reasons for this decline are not fully understood, so the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is conducting a Summer Wild Turkey Sighting Survey. We hope that this data will help us understand the reasons for the decline. Join us for this 45-minute indoor program to learn more about wild turkeys and how you can help participate in this survey.

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


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