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April 2013
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31  Week 14
Bay Scallop Season Final Day
Coyote Hunting Final Day
Coyote Hunting Final Day - Upstate New York
Crow Season Final Day Statewide
1
Trout, Landlocked Salmon and Kokanee Fishing Opens Statewide
Winter Flounder Fishing Season Opens
10:00 AM
Free Sport Fishing Clinic at Albany's Six Mile Waterworks
April Fool’s Day in Nature
2
9:30 AM
NYS Boating Safety Class (Region 5 Headquarters, Ray Brook) must preregister
10:00 AM
Family Fun: Birding for Kids
10:30 AM
CSI: Critter Sign Investigation
6:30 PM
Trail Tuesdays
3
NYS Boating Safety Class (Region 5 Headquarters, Ray Brook) must preregister
10:00 AM
Minibeast Adventure
2:00 PM
Family Fun: Solar Power for Kids
6:00 PM
Public meetings on the Draft Long Island Pesticide Pollution Prevention Strategy
4
8:30 AM
Urban Forestry Storm Restoration Workshop: ABCs of Pruning
10:00 AM
Family Fun: Seeing the Forest for the Trees
4:00 PM
Family Fun: Outdoors After School
4:30 PM
After-School Escape
6:00 PM
Public meeting on the Draft Long Island Pesticide Pollution Prevention Strategy
5
1:00 PM
Garden Crafts for Kids
6
9:00 AM
Educator Workshop: PLT's Places We Live
10:00 AM
Moose and Their Kin
Tivoli North Bay Walk
10:30 AM
Spring Awakenings
1:00 PM
Educator Workshop: PLT's Focus on Forests
7  Week 15
Beaver Trapping Season Final Day in Northern, Eastern and Central Areas
Mink and Muskrat Trapping Season Final Day in Eastern Areas
Mink Hunting Final Day in Eastern Areas Upstate
River Otter Trapping Season Final Day in Northern Areas
8
8:00 AM
Spring Prescribed Fire Academy
6:00 PM
NYSP2I Green Homes for Cleaner Lakes Workshop- Hazardous Waste @ Home
9
Spring Prescribed Fire Academy
3:00 PM
Availability Session - Landfill Consolidation at the Carroll Town Landfill Site
6:30 PM
Trail Tuesdays
10
Spring Prescribed Fire Academy
12:30 PM
Educator Workshop: Project Learning Tree Environmental Experiences for Early Ch
7:00 PM
Open Space Meeting in Allegany County
11
Spring Prescribed Fire Academy
8:00 AM
Solutions Fair- Syracuse
10:30 AM
CSC Webinar: Planning for Renewable Energy
4:00 PM
Family Fun: Outdoors After School
4:30 PM
After-School Escape
12
Spring Prescribed Fire Academy
10:00 AM
Eastern Adirondacks Open Space Conservation Regional Advisory Committee
7:30 PM
Owl Prowl
13
10:00 AM
Family Fun: MISUNDERSTOOD CREATURES
Spring Family Freshwater Fishing Festival at Belmont Lake, Suffolk County
11:00 AM
Garlic Mustard Challenge Kick-Off
2:00 PM
Family Fun: The ANTS GO MARCHING
14  Week 16
15
End of comment period for the Hemlock-Candice Draft UMP
Mink and Muskrat Trapping Season Final Day in Northern Areas
Mink Hunting Final Day in Northern Areas
Muskrat Hunting Final day on Lake Champlain
Muskrat Hunting Final day on Lake Champlain
Snow Geese Season Ends in Western, Northeast, and Southeast Zones
Snow Goose Season Final Day in Several Waterfowl Zones
Striped Bass Fishing Opens in Marine Waters
2:30 PM
RE-SCHEDULED Region 4 Open Space Conservation Plan Advisory Committee Meeting
6:00 PM
NYSP2I Green Homes for Cleaner Lakes- Potential Dangers of Household Products
16
Solutions Fair- Troy
10:00 AM
New York City Open Space Conservation Plan Advisory Committee Meeting
10:30 AM
Central New York Open Space Conservation Plan Advisory Committee Meeting
6:30 PM
Trail Tuesdays
17
10:00 AM
Western Adirondacks Open Space Conservation Regional Advisory Committee
Region 6 Open Space Conservation Plan Advisory Committee Meeting
1:30 PM
New York State RGGI Agency Staff Availability Session
6:00 PM
ALCOA/Reynolds Consent Decree Meeting
18
NYSP2I- Brooklyn Navy Yard Cleaner Production Award Ceremony
9:00 AM
Tour Guide Training
10:00 AM
Roll Out the Red Carpet for the Cerulean Warbler
4:00 PM
Family Fun: Outdoors After School
4:30 PM
After-School Escape
6:00 PM
ALCOA/Reynolds Consent Decree Meeting
7:00 PM
Open Space Meeting in Cattaraugus County
19
10:00 AM
Roll Out the Red Carpet for the Cerulean Warbler
Long Island Open Space Conservation Plan Advisory Committee Meeting
1:00 PM
Roll Out the Red Carpet for the Cerulean Warbler
7:30 PM
Citizen Science: FROGWATCH
20
NYSP2I Rochester General Hopsital Workshop- Home and Nursery
Youth Hunt for Wild Turkey
8:00 AM
2013 Youth Conservation Program - Hunter Safety 2 Day Course
9:00 AM
Earth Day Conservation Project: BUILD A KESTREL BOX
Earth Day Service Project: CANAL CLEAN SWEEP
9:30 AM
Educator Workshop: Great Lakes Institute
10:00 AM
Earth Day Service Project: SCION ORCHARD
Watertown Earth Day Celebration
10:30 AM
Flower Folklore
2:00 PM
Watchable Wildlife: BRINGING BACK the BLUEBIRD
21  Week 17
Youth Hunt for Wild Turkey
8:00 AM
2013 Youth Conservation Program - Hunter Safety 2 Day Course
22
Comment Period Ends on Proposed Changes to Bighead Carp Regulations
2:00 PM
Lower Hudson Valley Open Space Conservation Regional Advisory Committee
6:00 PM
NYSP2I Green Homes for Cleaner Lakes Workshop- How Green is Your Clean?- Buffalo
23
8:00 AM
Solutions Fair- Rochester
6:30 PM
Trail Tuesdays
24
9:00 AM
NYSP2I Student Research and Development Competition- Albany
1:00 PM
Western Finger Lakes Open Space Conservation Regional Advisory Committee
2:30 PM
Region 4 Open Space Conservation Plan Advisory Committee Meeting
25
10:30 AM
CSC Webinar - Applying the Regional GHG Emissions Inventory to Your Community
4:00 PM
Family Fun: Outdoors After School
4:30 PM
After-School Escape
7:00 PM
Citizen Science: WOODCOCK WATCH
Open Space Meeting in Wyoming County
8:30 PM
Full Moon Nature Walk
26
8:30 PM
Family Full Moon Nature Walk
27
9:00 AM
Arbor Day Project: Crabapple Tree Planting
9:30 AM
Educator Workshop: Great Lakes Institute
10:30 AM
Growing Garden Series for Kids: Transplanting Plants and Composting (Part 2 of 3
1:00 PM
Family Fishing at Norrie
Teacher Workshop: PROJECT WILD
28  Week 18
29
6:00 PM
NYSP2I Green Homes for Cleaner Lakes Workshop- Safer Household Products- Buffalo
30
Diamondback Terrapin Season Final Day - Downstate
Final Day Tip-Ups May Be Used
NYSP2I Rochester City School District Workshop
6:30 PM
Trail Tuesdays
Public Meeting - Cleanup Proposal for Former Nessen Lamps Site (Bronx)
7:00 PM
NYSP2I Rochester General Hopsital Workshop- Products and Toys
1
Porgy (Scup) Season Opening Day
Summer Flounder (Fluke) Season Opening Day
Turkey Season Opens - Upstate
6:00 PM
Open Space Meeting in Niagara County
2
7:30 AM
Citizen Science: The EARLY BIRDER
10:00 AM
Exploring Wetlands: Tillman Road
4:00 PM
Family Fun: Outdoors After School
4:30 PM
After-School Escape
3
4
N. Pike, Pickerel, Tiger Muskellunge and Walleye Fishing Season Opens
9:00 AM
Birding for Beginners
Teacher Workshop: PROJECT LEARNING TREE
10:00 AM
Earth Day in May
LegendDeadlines Five Rivers General Meetings Recreation and Families Reinstein Woods Sporting Seasons Workshops






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