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Week of 2 June, 2013
Sunday - 6/2
No Scheduled Events
Monday - 6/3
No Scheduled Events
Tuesday - 6/4
2:00 PMLegislative Pub. Hearing Parts 240 & 200; State Implementation Plan Revisions
Contact  NYSDEC Division of Air Resources
518-402-8401 airregs@gw.dec.state.ny.us

State Implementation Plan (SIP) Addressing Clean Air Act Sections 110(A)(1) and (2) for the 2010 Sulfur Dioxide National Ambient Air Quality Standard; Repeal and Replacement of Existing 6 NYCRR Part 240 with a new Part 240; and Revisions to the SIP.

Please refer to the ENB (http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20130417_not0.html) for the complete Public Hearing Notice.



6:30 PMTrail Tuesdays
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  rwnp@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Turn your love for the outdoors into rewarding action. Assist with projects to help maintain and improve ecosystems and trails throughout the preserve. There is something for almost every age and ability to help with! Refreshments provided. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.



Wednesday - 6/5
10:00 AMPublic Input for Draft Eastern Lake Ontario Unit Managment Plan
Contact  Lands and Forests Office- Cortland
607-753-3095 or 315-298-7467

A public meeting to help draft the Eastern Lake Ontario Unit  Management Plan.  The meeting sessions will be held at the DEC's Salmon River Fish Hatchery, 2133 Coutny Route 22, Altmar, NY, from 10 a.m. to noon, 2:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  The unit includes Altmar, Chateaugay, Sandy Creek and Trout Brook State Froests as well as adjoining conservation easement lands along the Salmon River. 


2:00 PMLegislative Pub. Hearing Parts 240 & 200; State Implementation Plan Revisions
Contact  NYSDEC Division of Air Resources
518-402-8401 airregs@gw.dec.state.ny.us

State Implementation Plan (SIP) Addressing Clean Air Act Sections 110(A)(1) and (2) for the 2010 Sulfur Dioxide National Ambient Air Quality Standard; Repeal and Replacement of Existing 6 NYCRR Part 240 with a new Part 240; and Revisions to the SIP.

Please refer to the ENB (http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20130417_not0.html) for the complete Public Hearing Notice.



7:00 PMATV Connector Trail Proposal at Chateaugay State Forest
http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/90727.html
Contact  Division of Lands and Forests- Cortland Office
607-753-3095

Public meeting to seek comments regarding a proposal for a Public ATV Connector Trail thorugh a portion of Chateaugay State Forest in the town of Orwell, Oswego County.  Meeting location: Salmon River Fish Hatchery, 2133 Coutny Rotue 22, Altmar, NY.


Thursday - 6/6
10:30 AMCSC Webinar - National Flood Insurance Program's Community Rating System
http://www.dec.ny.gov/energy/50845.html
Contact  Office of Climate Change
climatechange@gw.dec.state.ny.us

The National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System (CRS) program has been available since 1990. The CRS is a voluntary program that communities can join to enable reduced flood-insurance premiums for buildings located in the CRS community. FEMA must determine that a community is eligible to apply to the CRS program by conducting a “community assistance visit” or CAV.

This webinar will provide an overview of the CRS with special attention to determining CRS eligibility and will include presenters from FEMA and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Floodplain Management Section.

The webinar will be accessible to anyone via an Internet connection and telephone. Webinar participants must use the telephone call-in number; no audio signal will be transmitted over the Internet. To join the webinar, go to https://www.webdialogs.com/join/default.asp, click the “Join a meeting” button and enter Conference ID 58089 in the “Meeting Login” screen. On your telephone, dial 1-866-394-2346 and enter conference call code 1982360347# when prompted. 
 
Please respond with both your name and community affiliation via either e-mail or telephone to the Office of Climate Change at
climatechange@gw.dec.state.ny.us or 518-402-8323.  In the event that we have to cancel or postpone this webinar respondents will be notified.



2:00 PMLegislative Pub. Hearing Parts 240 & 200; State Implementation Plan Revisions
Contact  NYSDEC Division of Air Resources
518-402-8401 airregs@gw.dec.state.ny.us

State Implementation Plan (SIP) Addressing Clean Air Act Sections 110(A)(1) and (2) for the 2010 Sulfur Dioxide National Ambient Air Quality Standard; Repeal and Replacement of Existing 6 NYCRR Part 240 with a new Part 240; and Revisions to the SIP.

Please refer to the ENB (http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20130417_not0.html) for the complete Public Hearing Notice.



4:00 PMFamily Fun: Outdoors After School
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  5Rivers@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Join us for our weekly after-school outings for gradeschool children. A brief indoor introduction to the season will be followed by an outdoor exploration along Five Rivers’ trails, searching for signs of the season. Each week will feature a different nature theme, with a strong emphasis on direct interaction with the outdoors. These programs are free of charge, but space is limited. Registration for any date is required by the preceding Tuesday. Parent(s) and child(ren) must accompany each other. In the event of inclement weather, outings will be cancelled. To register or for more information, call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291.



4:30 PMAfter-School Escape
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  rwnp@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different fun, outdoor activity each week. For children in grades K through 5. No registration required.


Friday - 6/7
7:00 PMFamily Movie Night: RIDDLE in a BOTTLE and SHARK RIDDLE
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  5Rivers@gw.dec.state.ny.us

The ocean is a vast and critically important ecosystem. Come enjoy a screening of two short educational films from The Riddle Solvers that will help us learn all about the ocean and sharks, including the connection between vernal pools and ocean tides. A short discussion will follow each screening. Parent(s) and child(ren) must accompany each other. This program is free, but space is limited. Please call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register by Tuesday, June 4.



Saturday - 6/8
9:30 AMTifft Nature Preserve Family Fishing Day Clinic
http://www.dec.ny.gov/press/91201.html
Contact  Michael Todd (716) 851-7010
region9@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Tifft Nature Preserve Family Fishing Day Clinic
Tifft Nature Preserve - Buffalo, NY
Registration: Michael Todd (716) 851-7010

Several free fishing clinics will be held in Western New York throughout late May and June, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today. These family-friendly events offer free instruction on basic fish identification, aquatic ecology, fishing equipment and techniques to anglers of all ages.

DEC/Erie Federation Youth Fishing Clinic
Chestnut Ridge Park - Orchard Park, NY
Saturday, June 22, 2013
9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Registration: East Aurora Boys and Girls Club (716) 652-4180


10:00 AMSEA TURTLES
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  5Rivers@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Join us to learn all about sea turtles as we celebrate World Oceans Day. At certain times of the year, New York State is home to as many as five species of sea turtle, all of which are on the endangered species list. Come find out more about the lives of these amazing animals and the conservation challenges they face.



10:30 AMGrowing Garden Summer Series for Kids: Taking Care of Our Veggies (Part 1 of 3)
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  rwnp@gw.dec.state.ny.us

In our last spring session, we put our vegetable plants in the garden. Now it is time to learn how to take care of them so they grow lots of vegetables for us. We will learn which insects are good or bad for our plants and create two insect homes. Participants are encouraged but not required to register for all three sessions (Part 2 on July 13; Part 3 on August 31). For children ages 6 to 8. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


1:00 PMTeacher Workshop: PROJECT WET
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  5Rivers@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) is an award-winning interdisciplinary program that uses activity-based learning to instruct children on the importance, properties and effects of water in the world around us. This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to stimulating water-themed activities which support New York State learning standards. Participants will receive the new Project WET 2.0 Curriculum and Activity Guide. Please call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register by Wednesday, June 5.



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