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Saturday April 27, 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 proposal to address contamination related to the Astoria Steel Site (26th Ave., Astoria, Queens), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through April 27, 2019.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at:

Queens Library at Astoria
14-01 Astoria Blvd.
Long Island City, NY 11102
phone: 718-278-2220

--and--

Queens Community Board 1
45-02 Ditmars Boulevard
LL Suite 125
Astoria, NY 11105
phone: 718-626-1021


 
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 Former Debbie Cleaners Site (Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn), within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through April 27, 2019.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at:

Kings Bay Library
3650 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11229
phone: 718-368-1709

--and--

Brooklyn Community Board 15
Kingsborough Community College
2001 Oriental Blvd.
Room C124
Brooklyn, NY 11235
phone: 718-332-3008


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 Walk: SIGNS OF SPRING

Join the Five Rivers staff for a family-friendly walk using our senses to observe signs of spring. In this outdoor program, we will talk about animal signs and sounds, vernal pools, and plant life that emerge as the days get longer and warmer. Please dress appropriately for the weather.

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


 
https://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

In this program, you will build an emergency shelter from natural materials and practice navigation and fire building techniques. For adults and children age 8 and older.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


2:30 PM
https://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

Who's in the pond? Who's flying over the pond? And who's hiding in the reeds? Learn about the ducks and wetland birds of Reinstein Woods. For adults and children ages 8 and older.

Registration required; call 716-683-5959.


Sunday April 28, 2019
 
1:00 PM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/27123.html
Contact  Melissa Cohen
718-482-4022

DEC's I FISH NY program will conduct a Free Earth Day Fishing Clinic in New York City on

  • April 28th, 2019 at the Prospect Park Audubon Center (Prospect Park Lake), Brooklyn from 1:00PM - 4:00 PM

Free Fishing Clinics are family and first time angler friendly! Participants can fish for free and loaner fishing rods and bait will be available for those who want to participate. No freshwater fishing license or enrollment in the Recreational Marine Fishing Registry is required. In addition to fishing, participants can learn about fish identification, fishing equipment and techniques, fisheries management, angling ethics and aquatic ecology.

For a list of additional Free Fishing Clinics available throughout the state, please visit DEC’s Free Fishing Clinics webpage. To purchase a fishing license or join the free marine recreational fishing registry, please visit DEC’s Fishing License webpage.


Monday April 29, 2019
 
 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2...
Contact  DEC, Division of Environmental Remediation
derweb@dec.ny.gov

Please Note Comment Period Has Been Extended Through April 29, 2019

DEC invites the public to comment about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the Katzman Recycling Site (Granville, Washington Co.), within New York's State Superfund Program. Public comments about the proposal will be accepted through April 29, 2019.

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

Project documents can be reviewed at:

Town of Granville Municipal Building
42 Main Street
Granville, NY 12832
phone: 518-642-1500


Tuesday April 30, 2019
 
12:00 PM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/5236.html
Contact  Bureau of Forest Resource Management
bslmregs@dec.ny.gov

DEC Lands and Forests staff met with stakeholders (landowners, cooperating foresters, etc.) to discuss proposed regulation changes to the 480-a Forest Tax Law in several events across the state this spring. For those who were unable to attend in person, we are offering a webinar.

The webinar will be held on Tuesday, April 30 from 12pm-2pm. During the webinar, staff from DEC's Bureau of Forest Resource Management will describe the Forest Tax Law as it exists today and proposed regulation changes, as well as gather input from webinar attendees.

To access the webinar, you will need to pre-register ahead of time. Get your registration ID and login instructions at: https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FoD3_HQ2T4md20-c7gfUgg. If prompted for a password, use "Cornell". Keep your registration email to access the webinar day-of. 


7:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/data/der/factsheet/819019cuprop.pdf
Contact  William Wu, Project Manager NYSDEC
518-402-9662
Location  Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross Street, Batavia, New York 14020 - Map

NYSDEC Invites Public Comment About Cleanup Proposal for State Superfund Site on Evans St., Batavia; Public Meeting Scheduled

The above link (URL) opens a fact sheet that invites public comment about a proposed remedy to address contamination related to the Former Batavia MGP site #819019 (Batavia, Genesee County), within New York's State Superfund Program.

NYSDEC is accepting public comments about the proposal through May 22, 2019

NYSDEC also has scheduled a public meeting on April 30, 2019 at 7:00 PM at Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross Street, Batavia, NY  14020 to discuss the proposed remedy and accept public comments.  Please see fact sheet for details about the proposed remedy, meeting, and comment period.

For Project-Related Questions:  William Wu, Project Manager NYSDEC (518) 402-9662

william.wu@dec.ny.gov


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